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Helpful Home Exteriors Resources

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At Xtreme Exteriors, We Share What We Know.

When it comes to finding the best professional contractor to work on your home’s exteriors, you hope to find one who is reputable, dependable, experienced: one you can trust. As an experienced professional home exteriors contractor, Xtreme Exteriors would like to help you make an informed search for a professional contractor and identify the red-flags that may signal trouble.

 

Resources for Homeowners

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Facts & Myths About Ice Dams

Your home’s position to the sun, the elements, home ventilation and insulation along with accumulating snow are all factors that can create ice dams. Every household has its own unique design issues to consider. Addressing each one can dramatically reduce ice buildup.

Here are 11 “Need-to-Know” Facts and common misconceptions to help you make informed decisions when dealing with ice dams and snow.

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Warning Signs of a Bad Roofer

“After a hailstorm, a salesperson knocked on my door and offered to fix our damaged roof. I told him I was fine and didn’t need his help. Instantly, his tone changed and he became more aggressive. He thrust his business card inside my screen door and left.

Turns out he was from out-of-state. On a big job, it’s always best to hire a local company, one you can locate should something go wrong.” More Warning Signs

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Know Your Contractor’s Working History

This focuses on what you should know before hiring a Roofing Contractor, but many of the statements apply to General Contractors and professionals specializing in home exteriors.

Your contractor should have a permanent, identifiable place of business, keep abreast of the latest industry developments and have insurance. To Learn more about finding a reputable contractor, download our free checklist.

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Resources for Property Managers and HOAs

Xtreme Exteriors has designed a series of Home Exteriors Educational Seminars that provide insight into your home and how it should function. We’re available to give live, one-hour discussions on any of the topics listed below at your next association board or management meeting. Simply sign up using the form below or contact us directly. All seminars are free of charge, with the goal to inform, not to deliver a sales pitch. It’s our way of giving you the opportunity to get straight answers from experts to all your home exteriors questions and issues.

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ICE DAMS 101

How do ice dams form in the first place? We’ll address conditions and factors that contribute to ice dam formation and discuss various solutions relative to your home’s condition that can help minimize this costly seasonal ice-cycle.

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ROOFING 101

Asphalt, Metal or Cedar Shakes? There’s more to roofing or replacing old roofs than materials. We’ll help you better understand how roofs should function and work as a system in conjunction with proper ventilation, attic insulation and more.

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VENTILATION 101

Did you know the lack of proper ventilation could render your shingle warranty void? Or that proper ventilation is critical in minimizing ice dam formation during winter months? Learn these and other important factors about home ventilation.

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SIDING 101

Vinyl, Composite or Fiber Cement? We’ll discuss the qualities and benefits of various siding solutions in relation to making your home energy efficient, maintenance requirements and more.

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Make Informed Decisions When It Comes to Your Home.

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