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Benefits of Replacing Windows in Winter

Window Replacement Company Quad Cities

Posted on January 25, 2021

Winter is here and snow is already falling in the Quad Cities. But just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you have to wait until spring to replace your windows. In fact, you may need replacement windows to help get you through the winter. Fortunately, many homeowners find a number of benefits to replacing their windows in winter, although it’s the low season for contractors. Here are a few of the benefits you might find to replacing windows in winter:Read more.

Gutter Guards vs. Gutters Without Guards

Gutter Guard Company Quad Cities

Posted on January 22, 2021

Your roof gutters are an essential part of your roof system and, in fact, your home exterior as a whole. This is especially true when you live in an area given to any substantial amount of rain storms, as roof gutters help to funnel water away from the roof and the house. It’s for this reason that many homeowners install gutter guards to help protect their gutters from becoming too clogged by debris. But investments in home improvement are always worth considering carefully. Are they really beneficial to your home? Let’s break down the difference between a home with gutter guards and a home without them.Read more.

The Best Entry Door For Winter Weather

Entry Door Company Quad Cities

Posted on January 18, 2021

No one wants a fairweather entry door. As winter approaches, a weak entry door could swell, peel, or crack in the midst of frigid cold, storm impact, and winds. Fortunately, there are entry doors out there that can hold up to the winter weather. At Mainstream Home Improvements, we believe fiberglass entry doors are the best doors for winter, which is why we offer fiberglass entry doors from Therma-Tru all year long. Here are a few things that make these doors stand out in the winter.Read more.

How and Why To Winterize Your Windows

Window Company Quad Cities

Posted on January 15, 2021

Winter is here, and you may have heard some of your neighbors talking about winterizing their windows. To winterize your windows is to help seal them and insulate your home so that it can stay warm during the winter. But if you have a furnace or another heating system, you might find yourself wondering why you need to winterize your windows. After all, if you’re comfortable enough, what’s the point?Read more.

How Can Windows Add To Your Quad Cities Home Office?

Home Remodeling Company Quad Cities

Posted on October 23, 2020

COVID-19 has changed workspaces for many of us. While you might have worked in an office downtown before the pandemic and all of the social distancing mandates came into place, now you find yourself working from home. This includes many homeowners who didn't have a home office set up beforehand and have now had to find a way to make do. Whether you've set up a home office or you're working from your bedroom or living room, one thing is for sure: the more windows in your workspace, the better. Read more.

Can You Paint Vinyl Siding?

Siding Replacement Quad Cities

Posted on October 16, 2020

There are a number of benefits to vinyl siding replacement for your Quad Cities home. Vinyl siding is more affordable than most competing materials, and high quality vinyl siding looks beautiful while resisting warping, rotting, or swelling. It's an energy efficient siding material, and considerably lower maintenance than wood siding. Read more.

Preparing Your Windows For Fall

Replacement Windows Quad Cities

Posted on October 9, 2020

Autumn is here, and throughout the Quad Cities, we're already enjoying the benefits. Cooler weather, beautiful falling leaves, and the looming aesthetics of the harvest and Halloween. But are your windows ready for fall...or the winter that follows? Even fairly low maintenance windows might need a little bit of prep for the coming seasons. Here are our tips for preparing your windows for fall. Read more.

3 Timeless Home Remodeling Trends

Home Remodeling Company Quad Cities

Posted on September 25, 2020

It's never a bad time to hire a home remodeling company to improve your Quad Cities home. When it comes to home remodeling trends, most magazines talk about interior remodeling: paint colors and moulding or interior layouts. But there are also home exterior remodeling trends that you can use to boost your curb appeal. And in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many homeowners are prioritizing home exterior remodeling projects over home interior remodeling projects. Read more.

Can Vinyl Siding Be Painted?

Quad Cities Siding Replacement

Posted on September 18, 2020

Vinyl siding is a popular siding option for a number of reasons: high grade vinyl siding is a great value option compared to competitive siding materials. It is sleek and colorful and with great thermal performance, high grade vinyl siding is also an excellently energy efficient option for siding replacement. But many Quad Cities homeowners have questions about vinyl siding, particularly how long the fresh color will last and whether it can be painted. In today's blog, we'll answer those questions. Read more.

How To Choose Replacement Windows For Your Quad Cities Home

Replacement Windows Quad Cities

Posted on September 11, 2020

Your windows do so much for your home. They allow light and outdoor scenery in while boosting your curb appeal from the outside. They even help to insulate and ventilate your home, boosting your energy efficiency. That's why when you're searching for replacement windows in the Quad Cities, it's important to find the best windows for you. But how do you do that? In today's blog, let's go over some of our favorite tips. Read more.

3 Reasons To Ventilate Your Attic

Quad Cities Roof Replacement

Posted on September 4, 2020

When you think of your roof, you often think about what you see on the surface: the shingles or shakes, the color, the shape, and any signs of damage. But there's more to a roof than simply the surface material. Ventilation is also important, both to the health of your roof and to the health of the rest of your home. When you schedule your roof replacement, be sure to ask about attic ventilation. Here are a few reasons you'll want to add attic ventilation. Read more.

What's the Best Time of Year For Siding Replacement in Quad Cities?

Siding Replacement Quad Cities

Posted on August 28, 2020

If your siding is old and worn or your house is starting to feel drafty, there's no question that you need siding replacement. The real question is when. Siding replacement can vary depending on the time of year that you have your siding replaced and the climate in which you replace your siding. In Quad Cities, we have a Midwestern climate that enjoys weather of all kinds — including extremes. In today's blog, let's break down the different seasons to determine what's the best time of year for a siding replacement in Quad Cities. Read more.

3 Reasons to Install Replacement Windows Before Selling Your Home

Replacement Windows Quad Cities

Posted on August 21, 2020

The decision to sell your Quad Cities home is a big one. Maybe you bought the home with the intention to sell it in a few years, or maybe life circumstances have changed and led you to the decision to sell your home. Either way, selling your home takes a lot of mental, as well as concrete work. One element is deciding how much work to put into the house before you list it. Should you update the appliances? Do some remodeling? Read more.

Water Stains On the Ceiling and What To Do About Them

Roof Replacement Quad Cities

Posted on August 14, 2020

You might not look at your ceiling very much, so it could take some time before you notice water stains up there. But once you notice the water stains, you shouldn't ignore them. It might be unsightly, but it could also speak to issues with your home. If there's a water stain, chances are there's a leak on the other side of it. The problem most likely originates with your roof. In today's blog, let's discuss the origin of water stains and how roof replacement might be necessary for your Quad Cities home. Read more.

Home Improvement Projects That Improve Your Home Value

Home Improvement Company

Posted on August 7, 2020

Even if you plan to live in your home for the rest of your life, at some point it's likely to be sold again, which is why it's important to be thinking about home value. The housing market often changes, and the value of your home at the time you bought it, is probably not the value of your home now. The good news is that with certain home improvement projects, you can raise the value of your home and remain competitive in the market. Here are a few home improvement projects that will increase your home value. Read more.

FAQs About Replacement Siding From Quad Cities Homeowners

Quad Cities Siding Replacement

Posted on July 31, 2020

It makes sense to have questions before you make your replacement siding purchase and schedule an installation. After all, your siding is not only one of the most key elements of your curb appeal, but it helps to protect your home from the elements. It's always good to do your due diligence in researching what goes into your home so that you can rest confident. But what questions should you ask? Here are some of the questions Quad Cities homeowners ask us at Mainstream Home Improvements most often. Read more.

How Hail Can Damage Your Roof - 3 Ways That Aren't Obvious

Quad Cities Hail Damage Roof Repair

Posted on July 24, 2020

Every homeowner dreads a hail storm. They're not just unpleasant — they're potentially dangerous. Hailstones can be large and dense enough to break a window, dent your siding, or even puncture a hole in the roof. But even when the worst disasters don't happen, hail might leave behind less noticeable issues. Here are a few things you'll want to look out for in the aftermath of a hail storm. Read more.

Homeowners Beware: Lies That Dishonest Home Improvement Companies Tell

Quad Cities Home Improvement Company

Posted on July 17, 2020

Most home improvement companies in the Quad Cities, while they vary in terms of quality, are reputable. However, there are some companies out there that will simply try to take advantage of you when you need home improvement help the most. These scams can be easy to get sucked into if you don't know the warning signs. Fortunately, Mainstream Home Improvements has been in the business for nearly 20 years, and we've heard several of the common tricks. Here are some of the lies that dishonest home improvement companies might tell. Read more.

Top Roofing Issues Quad Cities Homeowners Face

Quad Cities Roof Repair

Posted on July 10, 2020

The job of your roof is to protect your home from the elements. A "roof over your head" is a staple of home security. That's why it's important to know the kind of climate you live in and the issues your roof is expected to face. Quad Cities is known for extreme weather, both scalding summers and biting winters, as well as heavy Midwestern storms. Here are some of the top roofing issues that Quad Cities homeowners are likely to face. Read more.

3 Tips for Tackling Home Exterior Projects in Summer

Atkinsons, IL Exterior Remodeling

Posted on June 19, 2020

Your roofing, siding, windows, and doors all work to protect your home from the elements. So home exterior replacement projects can differ greatly depending on the products you use and the time of year that you choose to install them. Summer home exterior projects can enjoy the benefit of longer days and sunnier weather, but there is the drawback of extreme heat. Additionally, home exterior contractors are often busier during the summer than in the colder months. Here are a few tips for making the most of your home exterior projects this summer. Read more.

Optimize Your Home Office - With New Windows

Baileyville, IL Window Replacement

Posted on June 5, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people have been working from home. That may mean setting up home offices or using their home offices for the first time. But if your home office is cramped and dimly lit, you may find it difficult to focus on your work and your productivity could falter. Fortunately, you can make the most out of your home office by installing new windows from Mainstream Home Improvements. Read more.

3 Summer Home Improvement Projects

Bettendoor Home Improvement

Posted on May 22, 2020

Summer is a great time of year to tackle home improvement projects. With longer days and sunny weather, it's an especially good time for home exterior projects. The question is where to start. If you plan your summer accordingly — and work with a home improvement company who can handle different types of projects — you may even be able to do multiple projects this summer, so you can enjoy an improved home for the rest of the year. Here are a few of our favorite home improvement projects for summer. Read more.

Reasons Not to DIY Your Roof Replacement

Avon IL Roof Replacement

Posted on May 8, 2020

A DIY roof replacement may seem like a simple solution if you're daunted by the investment of professional roof replacement. You can simply buy the roof and the materials and put in the work of installing it yourself. However, even if you have time, this may not be the best choice for your home. Many homeowners who go into DIY roof replacements expecting them to be easy soon find themselves regretting not hiring a professional. Here are a few reasons to avoid a DIY roof replacement. Read more.

Home Improvement Projects for Better Aesthetics and Value

Quad Cities Siding Replacement

Posted on April 17, 2020

Not every home improvement project has to be done to keep your home from falling apart. Sometimes, a need for fresh aesthetics or boosted home value is enough to tackle home improvement. The question is which projects to take on in order to boost your home aesthetics and value. Here are a few projects to consider. Read more.

How to Ensure Your Health is Protected During a Home Remodel

Quad Cities Home Remodeling

Posted on April 3, 2020

It's no secret that even with the best team at your side, the upheaval that goes into a home remodel can be stressful. However, your remodeling project shouldn't take a significant toll on your health. If the stress is becoming too much or the remodeling site is not safe for you, you'll need to take steps to protect yourself. Your remodeling professionals should have precautions of their own to take, such as insuring their team and making the job as little stressful for you as possible. That said, here are some steps you can take to ensure your health is protected. Read more.

Replacing Your Roof is a Shrewd Long-Term Investment

Roof Replacement in Atkinson, IL

Posted on March 20, 2020

A roof replacement is a big change, and one that homeowners sometimes put off for fear of the investment. But not replacing your roof could actually cost you more in the long run. If your roof is faulty, it could affect your heating and cooling in your home and even the structural integrity of your home. In the long run, a roof replacement is not just the right choice, but the most shrewd choice. Here are a few ways roof replacements can benefit you long-term. Read more.

How to Get Rid of Condensation Inside Your Windows

Window Replacement in Atkinson, IL

Posted on March 6, 2020

Window condensation is unsightly to be sure, and it could be even more problematic to your home. The moisture from the condensation can, if neglected, cause rotting to wood window frames or wood moulding and even weaken the plaster of your home. It could cause issues with mold or mildew as well. Read more.

3 Important Components of a Roofing System

Roof Replacement in Geneseo, IL

Posted on February 21, 2020

A roof is more than just the shingles that you see from the curb. It's an intricate system involving many different elements to help keep your home safe and comfortable, as well as energy efficient. There are many components that make up a roofing system, but today we're going to talk about three of the main components — and the most important components: the roof itself, the roof ventilation, and roof gutters. Read more.

How to Spot a Failing Roof Before There is Damage to Your House

Roof Replacement in LeClaire, IA

Posted on February 7, 2020

Roofs are not built to last forever, but often homeowners don't notice that a roof is nearing the end of its life until problems begin to make their way into the rest of the house. But if the issue is already stretching below the roof, it's too late and you'll have costly repairs to make to the attic, ceilings, or structure of the home. It's best to catch roofing problems as early as possible, but how? Here are a few telltale signs. Read more.

Is Your Wood Siding Ready to Be Replaced?

Vinyl Siding Replacement Muscatine

Posted on January 23, 2020

If you purchase an older home, there's a chance that the siding that comes with it is natural wood. Natural wood siding has a classic look and feel that's hard to beat, but as time has gone on, it simply doesn't hold up as well as other types of siding, such as vinyl. In fact, you may find yourself wondering whether it's time to replace your wood siding altogether. Here are a few signs it may be time to replace your siding. Read more.

What Is Roof Algae and How Do You Fix It?

Roof Algae Removal Quad Cities

Posted on January 10, 2020

Your roof is exposed to the elements throughout the year, and if you're not careful, those elements can start to wear down your roof. Roof algae sometimes has the appearance of mold, and it can cause dark stains on your roof as well as weaken your roofing materials. If left unchecked, roof algae will only spread and worsen, so it's best to know how to find it and how to stop it early on. Read more.

How to Boost Your Home's Value and Curb Appeal

Quad Cities Home Remodeling

Posted on December 20, 2019

Thinking about selling your home in the foreseeable future? Whether you plan to list it in the next few months or next few years, you need to start thinking about your home value and curb appeal. In some cases, boosting your curb appeal may be as simple as lawn care and a few flowerbeds. In other cases, you might need to make some serious home updates in order to get the competitive edge you need for your home. So what helps? Read more.

How to Tell if a Remodeling Company is Legit

Princeton, IA Home Remodeling

Posted on December 6, 2019

When it comes to your home, you don't want to hire just anyone to take care of it. You want someone you can trust. But how can you know that the remodeling company you hire is legit and not a convincing scam? It's important to do careful research on anyone before you hire them, but it helps to know what to look for. Here are a few of our tips when it comes to legit remodeling company tells. Read more.

Replacement Window Ratings Explained

Aledo, IL Energy Efficient Window Replacement

Posted on November 29, 2019

If you've been searching for windows, you've probably heard the phrase "energy efficient windows" several times already. In fact, your reason for searching for new windows may be a need for more energy efficiency in your home. As window technology has advanced, more and more energy efficient windows are available, as well as ways to rate energy efficient windows. Read more.

Bathroom Windows - 3 Factors to Consider

Muscatine, IA Bathroom Window Replacement

Posted on November 15, 2019

One of the trickiest places to install new or replacement windows is the bathroom. Choose the wrong window, and you could end up with mold or mildew problems or your privacy could be threatened. But what factors do you need to consider when choosing a bathroom window? And what's the right window option for your bathroom? Read more.

Make a Statement With Your Entryway

Cordova, IL Entryway Remodeling

Posted on October 24, 2019

Your guests open your door and immediately step into your entryway. You could have gorgeous curb appeal on the outside, a great front door, siding in perfect condition; but when it comes to the interior of your home, it's your entryway that sets the tone. It's a small space, but many homeowners feel a responsibility to make a statement with their entryway, something that guests will carry with them throughout the rest of the home. Here are a few of our tips to do so successfully. Read more.

Decorative Window Options - Not Just For the Holidays

LeClaire Window Replacement

Posted on October 11, 2019

With October here, we're quickly moving into the holiday season. Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas make up three of the biggest holidays of the year. And with these holidays comes decorating season. Often homeowners will add decals or other decorations to their windows to get into the holiday spirit, but you can also decorate your windows year-round. Read more.

The Common Cause of Vinyl Siding Discoloration

Muscatine Vinyl Siding

Posted on September 26, 2019

Vinyl siding remains one of the most popular siding options on the market today. It's more affordable than most materials, comes in a variety of colors, and it's low maintenance. However, vinyl siding can have a potential downside. Have you ever had vinyl siding for a few years and started to notice the color fading? This is a common problem, especially in sunny climates. Let's discuss how it happens and what can be done to help keep your siding looking fresh. Read more.

How to Save Money With Your Windows

Quad Cities Window Replacement

Posted on September 13, 2019

There are few homeowners these days, if any, who aren't at least a little interested in saving money on their home. It could be a need for a greater ROI or a wish to reduce the cost of your monthly bills. Whatever the case may be, you may be pleased to learn that you can save money in your own home with the features of your home — particularly your windows. Read more.

Homeowner's Guide to a Healthy Roofing System

Moline Roof Replacement

Posted on August 30, 2019

The health of your roof impacts the health of your whole home. If your roof leaks and rots, the structure of your home could be in danger. On the other hand, a healthier roof means a home better protected from the elements so it's both comfortable and healthy. What goes into a healthy roof, though? It's a matter of the right roofing system, the right installation, and maintenance to keep it up. Here's our guide to a healthy roofing system... Read more.

Restoration vs. Replacement Windows

East Moline Window Replacement

Posted on August 15, 2019

Moving into a historic home can have charm, but sometimes with that charm comes windows that leak too much air or fog up too easily. When it's clear that your old windows, however charming, are faulty, you typically have two options: you can restore the window or you can replace it. Which is the better option for your home? When do your windows reach the point that they can no longer be repaired and replacement is the only option? And should you wait that long? We'll answer these questions in today's blog. Read more.

3 Reasons NOT To Replace Your Doors Yourself

Rock Island Door Replacement

Posted on July 31, 2019

Many homeowners in need of a door replacement can be tempted by the idea of doing it themselves. After all, door replacements don't look complicated, and a DIY job means not having to pay for labor. But there may be to door replacement than you realize. Before you decide it's as easy as a YouTube tutorial, here are a few reasons you may not want to replace your doors yourself. Read more.

Pros and Cons of Double Hung Windows

Davenport Window Replacement

Posted on July 18, 2019

To this day, double hung windows remain the most popular style of replacement windows. Their easy operation, ventilation, and wide views make them a great choice for just about every room. But every style of window has its own drawbacks. Are double hung windows right for your home? Ultimately, that's up to your preference. Here are a few pros and cons... Read more.

4 Steps to a Summer Ready Home

Bettendorf Window Replacement

Posted on June 27, 2019

We all look forward to summer: the longer days, the sunny weather, a chance to go swimming or enjoy all of those favorite outdoor activities. But before you break out your swimsuit, take a look at your home. Is there anything that needs to be improved in order to prepare your house for summer? That hot, sunny weather can take its toll on the exterior of your home if it's not in good shape to begin with. Here are a few steps to ensure your home is summer ready... Read more.

Increase Energy Efficiency and Beat the Heat With New Siding

Moline Siding Replacement

Posted on June 14, 2019

As warmer temperatures settle in, many homeowners are turning on their air conditioning to keep their homes comfortable. While this is a natural part of summer, it can unfortunately come with high energy costs. However, the right energy efficient features can help keep your home comfortable while keeping your HVAC usage — and therefore your energy bills — lower. Often, when we think of energy efficiency, we think of windows. But your siding can make a good impact on your home's energy efficiency, too... Read more.

The Impact of New Doors and Windows On Your Home

Quad Cities New Windows and Doors

Posted on May 24, 2019

When it comes to home updates and remodeling, new doors and windows are a fairly small change. Individually. They take up very little area and the installation is over before you know it. However, these changes can make a big difference to your home, both inside and out. They can change the way you look at your home as well as the way your home feels, and even boost your home value. Here are some ways that new doors and windows impact your home. Read more.

The Benefits of Installing Prodigy Siding

Moline Siding Replacement

Posted on May 10, 2019

No one wants to jump into the decision of choosing their home siding too rashly. Your siding is the thing standing in between your home's walls and all of the outdoor elements, and if it's flimsy, that's bad news for everyone who lives there. As siding installers, we feel the same way. That's why we're confident when we offer Prodigy Siding. This siding is quite simply stronger than most other siding options on the market, and certainly strong enough to stand up to the weather in Moline. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy in your home. Read more.

5 Types of Replacement Windows Great for Remodeling

Quad Cities Replacement Windows

Posted on April 26, 2019

Spring is in full swing and it's as good a time as any to think about remodeling your Quad Cities home. Spring is all about renewal and reinvigoration, and the look and feel of your home should be no exception. If you are considering a renovation or remodel, don't forget to consider replacing your home's windows as well. Read more.

Entry Doors: Using Design Options to Make a Statement

Quad Cities Entry Door Replacement

Posted on April 12, 2019

Most homeowners realize how important curb appeal is to your home - not only does it directly impact the value of your home itself, it is the first impression all visitors get who come spend time with you. We all know how important those first impressions are, therefore, it is necessary that your home's exterior is kept up-to-date and matches your overall home's design aesthetic. Read more.

Roofing Material Comparisons

Quad Cities Roof Replacement

Posted on March 28, 2019

When you decide to install a new or replacement roof, one of the first questions you'll be asked is what kind of roof you'd like. This doesn't refer to the slant of the roof in most cases, but rather the materials used. While shingled roofs might be the type of roof you see most often, there are a few different options. Let's break down the benefits and drawbacks of each to help determine which kind of roof is best for you. Read more.

Celebrate the Color Green - 3 Energy Efficient Upgrades To Use In Your Home

Energy Efficient Windows Quad Cities

Posted on March 15, 2019

March is the month of green, and that rule can apply to your house as well. Here we're not talking about the color green, but rather making eco-friendly upgrades to your home that save you both energy and money. You'd be surprised at the number of options you have on this front. Let's go over some of the most popular ways to become more energy efficient this year. Read more.

The Costs of Replacing, Repairing, and Patching Your Roof

Moline Roof Repair and Replacement

Posted on February 21, 2019

The roof is one of the most important parts of your home. Not only does it protect your family and your belongings from the harsh outdoor elements, it can also help reduce the energy costs associated with cooling and heating your home. The older your roof is, the more likely it will be that your roof will need to be repaired or replaced. Read more.

How to Spruce Up Your Home's Exterior

Bettendorf Window Replacement

Posted on February 8, 2019

One of the best ways to make your home stand out is to increase it's curb appeal. If you are looking to sell your home, having an impressive first impression is essential to attract the right buyers. But even if you are not looking to move any time soon, having a newly-refreshed exterior, is a great way to increase the value of your home and ensure your home is showing its best to visitors and the neighborhood in general... Read more.

Types of Replacement Windows and Their Benefits

Bettendorf Window Replacement

Posted on January 24, 2019

No matter if your home has been around for awhile and you're looking for an upgrade, or you are looking to refresh your home before putting it up for sale, replacing your home's windows is never a bad idea. Not only can new windows completely change the look of your home, they are also going to reduce the amount of your heating and cooling bills, due to increased energy efficiency... Read more.

Energy Efficiency Showdown - The Best Patio Door Style

Rock Island Patio Doors

Posted on January 10, 2019

Patio doors are a great addition to any Rock Island home. Not only do they allow for easy entrance between the exterior and interior of your home, they are also a great way to let in light into your home. Furthermore, patio doors can often be used as a focal point in a room, or as a way to make your space feel bigger and more open and airy. With such great benefits, however, there are sure to be some detriments along the way Read more.

Why Windows and Doors Should Be Replaced Together

Windows and Exterior Doors Quad Cities

Posted on December 21, 2018

We know investing in your home's improvement can be an overwhelming process. It can be difficult to determine just what should be renovated in your house, and when. Doing too many projects at once can seem impossible, due to different restraints, like cost, time, and scheduling. While it may be true that some renovation projects can be put off, two that should be done together are the replacement of your home's windows and exterior doors. Doing these projects together will be beneficial for many reasons, including the following: Read more.

A Home Maintenance Checklist for Winter 2018

Home Repair Quad Cities

Posted on December 13, 2018

Winter is just around the corner, with cold weather - and snow! - already occurring in the Quad Cities area. Intense weather is very common in this region, but it shouldn't be taken for granted that your home is ready to withstand it. There are a few steps you should take to ensure your Quad Cities home is prepared for the cold weather, and every issue that it could bring. Read more.

How to Estimate Your Vinyl Siding Needs

Vinyl Siding Davenport

Posted on October 25, 2018

New vinyl siding is a great way to spruce up your home's curb appeal. Whether you are planning to sell your house sometime soon, or just want to revamp your home's look, replacing the siding is a great choice to increase the value of your home. However, replacing your home's siding is not a small project... Read more.

Getting Replacement Windows Shouldn't Be Scary

Rock Island Replacement Windows

Posted on October 12, 2018

October is such a wonderful time of the year - the weather is getting colder, the air crisper, and the world is decorated with all sorts of scary things, like ghosts, monsters, and even haunted houses! We all know this part of Halloween can be frightening to the little ones in our lives. However, getting your windows replaced doesn't have to be frightening! Read more.

A Fall Checklist For Your Roof

Bettendorf Roof Replacement

Posted on September 27, 2018

The roof is by far one of the most important parts of your home, tasked with keeping you and your family safe and secure from the weather elements that can be quite intense. No season is more trying on a roof than that of winter, with the low temperatures and wind, snow, and ice beating against it. Therefore, before winter comes and the weather becomes too cold - and the daylight hours too few - you should inspect your roof and determine if it needs to be replaced. Going through these steps will help you secure your home for winter, or will indicate that you need to schedule a roof replacement immediately. Read more.

New Trends in Vinyl Siding

Quad Cities Vinyl Siding

Posted on September 14, 2018

Trends in interior design, but especially home construction, tend to vary based on the region you find yourself in. One of the most common building materials used nationwide, however, is vinyl siding. Because of its relative cost-efficiency and durability, vinyl siding is still the go-to material of choice for many homeowners and designers. Over the past few years, with the advent of new technology and construction techniques, vinyl has seen a resurgence of design capabilities. As such, design trends have developed that took this new vinyl siding into consideration. These are some of the new trends that can be found when looking at vinyl siding. Read more.

Never Avoid Replacing Your Roof

Roof Replacement Davenport

Posted on August 23, 2018

The roof is one of the most essential aspects of your Davenport home. As a homeowner, you expect a lot from your roof. You want it to protect you from the common harsh winter weather as well as from the strong summer sun. Because the roof is always exposed to these weather elements, regular maintenance is necessary to keep your roof in optimal shape. Read more.

Choosing the Right Window Replacement Company

Window Replacement Davenport

Posted on August 9, 2018

Deciding to make any major investment in your home can be stressful. There are many choices to be made - the most significant being which company to use to complete your project. The home improvement industry is overcrowded with businesses vying to get your attention - and your money. Read more.

Why Interior Door Installation Isn't a DIY Job

Interior Door Installation Bettendorf

Posted on July 26, 2018

We know the feeling: try to save a few bucks by making home repairs yourself, or by installing new doors or windows on your own. While this may seem like a good idea in theory, in practice, interior door installation is a timely and sometimes frustrating process best suited for the professionals. Read more.

The Best Time For New Homeowners To Buy Replacement Windows

Replacement Windows Quad Cities

Posted on July 13, 2018

Buying a new home can be both an exhilarating and nerve-wrecking time. There are so many decisions that need to be made, from deciding where to place your furniture in each room, to making sure the foundation of your home is safe and secure. It can be overwhelming at times to know just when to tackle which task, and how to manage your new place properly. Most people will tell you when you move into a new house to replace the windows. Although this isn't something that needs to be done immediately upon moving in, it is something that should be considered within the first few months in your new home. Read more.

Modern Farmhouse Siding In The Quad Cities

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Posted on June 29, 2018

You can't think of the Quad Cities without thinking about John Deere, because this is the location of the John Deere World Headquarters, the Quad Cities top tourist attraction. When you think of John Deere, you automatically think of farms with cozy farmhouses. If you have always wanted a farmhouse, but you don't have a farm, choose a house siding in Quad Cities that will take you back to the farm. Read more.

4 Fun Ideas for Summertime Home Improvements

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Posted on June 15, 2018

Summertime has come to Rock Island. What a great time of year. It's time to get out and enjoy nature and friends. When you think about entertaining those friends, think about a party that includes a cookout. The party starts in the kitchen and carries out to your yard. Take that party up a notch with new replacement windows leading out to the deck of your dreams. Read more.

Why Choose Patio Doors in the Quad Cities Area?

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Posted on May 24, 2018

When you decide to add patio doors in the Quad Cities area, you are making a sound decision to add value and beauty to your home. It doesn't matter if you are replacing old patio doors with more up-to-date, energy-efficient patio doors, or adding them in place of a single door to give your home a whole new look. Whatever the case may be, you are making a great choice. Read more.

What To Look For When Choosing A Siding Contractor

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Posted on May 9, 2018

When you look at your home, is your siding cracked and peeling? Maybe it is made from a material that just isn't durable enough. A high quality, durable, vinyl siding installed by professional siding contractors in Bettendorf will give your home that beautiful, new home look that you are looking for. Read more.

What Siding Contractors In Moline Can Do For You

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Posted on April 27, 2018

More and more homeowners are realizing the immense benefits of energy efficient windows. Shopping for energy efficient windows can be confusing. Not all window replacement companies in the Quad Cities area sell vinyl windows that are energy efficient. Knowing what to look for in a top-quality, affordable, vinyl replacement window can help. Read more.

Energy Efficient Window Replacement Buying Guide

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Posted on April 13, 2018

More and more homeowners are realizing the immense benefits of energy efficient windows. Shopping for energy efficient windows can be confusing. Not all window replacement companies in the Quad Cities area sell vinyl windows that are energy efficient. Knowing what to look for in a top-quality, affordable, vinyl replacement window can help. Read more.

Wise Ways To Invest Your Tax Refund In Your Home

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Posted on March 29, 2018

With tax season right around the corner, many of you may already be planning what you will be doing with your upcoming tax refund this year. Whether you have home improvements that you have been meaning to tackle or you are simply looking for a wise way to invest your money that will benefit you and your family, spending your tax refund on your home is a profitable idea. Read more.

Sliding Doors Are Not Just For Patios

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Posted on March 21, 2018

Sliding doors can do a job that no other door can do. They combine two desirable benefits into one amazing package. Have you ever woken to a beautiful morning and wanted to enjoy it for just a second before the day and all of its busyness whisked you away? Have you ever finished your dinner as the sun was sitting and wanted to step outside and linger over a cup of coffee? Read more.

Choosing Unforgettable Interior Doors For Every Room

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Posted on March 14, 2018

Some homes are remembered specifically because of their distinct interior doors. While you may not think that your interior doors will have that much impact on your home, they absolutely can make your home unforgettable, enhancing each and every room that they are in as an important part of the overall design. Read more.

4 Elements Of The Perfect Outdoor Entertaining Space

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Posted on March 9, 2018

Your home is your refuge. It is your happy place, your oasis, and your pride and joy. It represents you and reflects your personal style. You have worked hard to make your house a home for yourself and your family to enjoy. Read more.

Get Creative With Your Window Replacement in Moline

Posted on January 30, 2018

Window Replacement in Moline, IL

Many older homes in Moline are probably starting to need window replacement. There are many things that can cause your windows to need to be replaced. In some cases, it may be that your windows are just old and have worn out. If you live in an older home, it is likely that there have been other upgrades to your home and the windows are the next obvious choice. Read more.

The Surprising Way Patio Doors Add Space To Your Home

Posted January 21, 2018

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Many times, there are things about your home that you would like to change and for one reason or another, you simply can't. Either you don't have the funds to change things or the layout of your home won't allow for it without a major renovation. Sometimes, the thing that you want to change is to add more living space to your home. Read more.

5 Things To Consider When Installing New Patio Doors in Rock Island

Posted January 14, 2018

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Upgrading your patio doors in Rock Island is an easy way to add style and sophistication to your home. Patio doors come in lots of varieties to match any décor and design. There are some things to consider before installing your new patio doors. Read more.

Rain Gutter Guards-The Underestimated Essential

Posted on January 5, 2018

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As you stand at the window of your cozy, dry home in Bettendorf or Moline and gaze out the window during a rain shower, you probably are not thinking about your rain gutters. These amazing structures do so much for our home Read more.

Is Vinyl Siding a Health and Environmental Hazard?

Posted on October 25, 2017

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In today's world, there is a lot of discussion about global warming and being environmentally conscious. When it comes to your home, you may feel it is important to use products that will not harm the environment. Because of this, you may shy away from vinyl siding. Read more.

2 Myths About Vinyl Siding Debunked

Posted on October 18, 2017

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There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to vinyl siding. If you are trying to decide on whether to use siding on your home, it can help to get to the bottom of things and learn the truth so you can make an informed decision. Here's a look at two of the most persistent myths people seem to believe about vinyl siding in Davenport. Read more.

3 Signs You Should Invest in New Siding

Posted on October 11, 2017

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Siding serves many purposes. It helps with insulation and energy efficiency. It keeps your home looking good, and it prevents rotting of your homes exterior construction. While many siding products are made to last for many years, there will eventually come a time when you house siding in Rock Island needs to be replaced. Here is a look at three signs to watch for that tell you it is time for new siding. Read more.

The History of House Siding

Posted on October 04, 2017

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The more you know about house siding, the better you will be able to understand how it works and its importance. Understanding the history of siding can show you how it has advanced and what today's siding offers over siding in the past, which can help you when making a decision about your own siding choices. Here's a look at important points in the history of house siding in Davenport. Read more.

Notice These Signs? You May Need a New Roof

Posted on September 26, 2017

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If you've been living in your house for more than a few years, you may not always realize when it's time to start thinking about roof replacement. In the worst case scenario, homeowners who ignore the condition of their roof are left with serious interior damage and a costly contractor bill. The best plan of action is to be aware of the signs you need a new roof and get ready to call someone who specializes in roof replacement in Rock Island. Read more.

Your Yearly Guide to Cleaning Your Home's Siding

Posted on September 19, 2017

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Part of being a responsible homeowner is keeping all of your home's features clean. Cleaning your home's exterior can be a little time consuming, but it's a necessity if you want to avoid costly repairs or premature replacement. The top siding contractors in Davenport recommend that you focus on cleaning your home's most important protection piece, your siding, at least once per year. Read more.

Protect Your Home's Siding for a Rough Winter

Posted on September 12, 2017

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The bitter cold temperatures of the winter and the frozen precipitation can be tough on your home, especially your siding. Some homeowners are dismayed to find out certain parts of their siding are vulnerable to winter's wrath. There is a way to keep your siding and your home protected from damage or destruction this winter. Read more.

The Most Durable Siding Choices for Homes Experiencing Mother Nature's Worst

Posted on September 5, 2017

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There are only a few layers of building materials keeping you, your family and your home's interior from the damage and destruction of the worst weather storms and extremes. That's why it's so important to make an investment in quality house siding in Rock Island. If your home's siding isn't up to the task, you could be bringing water, mold, heat, cold and damage into your home. Read more.

Home Improvements That Offer a Return on Your Investment

Posted on August 28, 2017

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When you choose to remodel or improve any part of your home, one of the most important considerations is the return that you will get on your investment. Compared to the cost of the job, does the value of your home increase enough to make it worth it? From kitchen remodels to new vinyl siding in Davenport, we can help. Read more.

Tips to Choosing the Right Siding Color for Your Home

Posted on August 21, 2017

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If your home needs a facelift and you want to increase your curb appeal while also improving your energy efficiency, new siding is a simple way to meet your goals. Along with replacement siding, changing the color of your siding can make a huge difference in how your house pops versus the other houses in your neighborhood. Read more.

Be Prepared for Your First Meeting With a Siding Contractor

Posted on August 15, 2017

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At Mainstream Home Improvement, we want our customers to have as much information as possible before we get started on a home improvement project. Our goal is to increase the value of your home, the curb appeal and your genuine love for where you live. Before your first meeting with siding contractors in Davenport, we encourage you to prepare some information to make the improvements get done faster. Read more.

Go Green: 4 Ways to Improve the Efficiency of Your Home

Posted on August 8, 2017

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In today's world, catchphrases like "climate change" and "energy efficiency" are plastered everywhere you turn around. On a larger scale, these concepts may seem overwhelming and hard to understand, but how can you, as a homeowner, start to change your habits and make your home more energy efficient and put money back in your pocket? Read more.

Vinyl Siding: It Offers So Much More Than Curb Appeal!

Posted July 17, 2017

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If you're looking for a way to freshen up the look of your home and add curb appeal, painting may seem the obvious choice. Does improving the appearance of your home in a way that increases the value sound more appealing? Putting vinyl siding on Davenport homes does just that, offering a great return on your investment that a coat of paint just couldn't do. Read more.

Top 3 Reasons to Consider Patio Doors

Posted July 14, 2017

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Looking for a way to upgrade your home without a complete overhaul? Consider installing patio doors, which add a touch of sophistication without breaking the bank. With a variety of options available to suit every budget and décor scheme, there's never been a better time to swap out an outdated door for something more striking. Keep reading for the top three benefits of installing patio doors in Davenport. Read more.

Patio Doors: How They are Built is Everything!

Posted July 11, 2017

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Are you looking for a way to bring more natural light into your home? A popular choice among many homeowners is adding sliding doors to brighten up the home and add a stylish touch at the same time. When considering patio doors in Bettendorf, features such as energy-efficiency, durability and reliable protection of your home are important to have. Understanding how the doors are built and installed will answer these questions for you and help you choose with confidence. Read more.

Finding the Right Siding Contractors for Your Home

Posted July 07, 2017

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If you are shopping for new siding, you might be focusing on materials that satisfy your stylistic needs and fit your budget. The quality of installation can actually be more important than the type of siding that you choose. As you start comparison shopping for siding contractors in Rock Island, you may want answers to a few practical questions. Read more.

An Attractive Way to Save on Energy Bills With New Siding

Posted July 04, 2017

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Times are tough, and opportunities to save your pennies are nothing to be sneezed at. When it comes to your siding, your house could be bleeding money with old or poorly-constructed siding that lets the heat escape in winter and can't keep the cool in during summer, while constantly growing weaker and weaker from weather and pest damage. With siding contractors in Davenport and Mainstream Home Improvement, you can lock your home and your savings up tight through installation of attractive new siding.Read more.

The Marks of Quality Siding

Posted June 26, 2017

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A home's siding lends both character and protection to the building, but keeping it well-maintained can be costly and time-consuming. Sunlight, moisture, strong weather, and insects all threaten your siding's integrity and appearance, and even the much-touted vinyl siding isn't always as hardy as claimed. However, a bit of care in installation and inspection can hold off expensive repairs. When buying house siding in Davenport, look for these qualities in the product and installation service.Read more.

The Advantages of Vinyl Home Siding

Posted June 19, 2017

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Vinyl home siding is being used more frequently in exterior renovations now that its manufacturing is being handled in a safe and reliable manner. Contractors and homeowners love it because it's both cost effective and comes in a variety of shapes and shades to meet the highest expectations. Vinyl siding in Davenport can give your home a new, updated look without a major overhaul. Unsure of the advantages of this kind of siding? Read on.Read more.

Considerations When Replacing Windows

Posted June 15, 2017

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If you are considering replacement windows in Davenport, it's important to know what you're looking for in order to make a smart purchase. There are many reasons why replacement is a good idea for your home. Besides adding to the look of your home, new windows can make a home less drafty and much quieter. They can also be much more energy efficient, and easier to clean. Read more.

4 Steps to a Successful Roof Replacement

Posted June 12, 2017

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When looking to replace your roof, there are a lot of things to consider. You have to choose a material, select a contractor, and determine the best ways to protect your roof and your home. When planning a roof replacement in Rock Island, don't forget to include these few things. Read more.

Siding Replacement: What's Involved

Posted June 09, 2017

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Replacing your siding can be one of the best and most beneficial projects for your home. Not only can you update its look and increase curb appeal, new siding can also save energy. However it is not an easy process, and requires skill and experience. If you are looking for siding contractors in Rock Island, here is some basic information on what is involved in replacing your siding so you will be able ask informed questions and be more prepared for your improvement project. Read more.

Pests and Vinyl Siding

Posted June 07, 2017

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If you have Vinyl siding in Quad Cities, it can be a great way to protect your home from pests. It does not have the same vulnerability as wood siding while cutting down on maintenance. However it is possible to have pests living underneath your vinyl siding. Wasps, earwigs, bees and roaches can all find a way under vinyl siding and flourish there. Here are a few tips that can help with a pest problem behind siding. Read more.

Which Gutter Guard Is Right for You?

Posted June 05, 2017

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Gutter guards may seem like a fairly generic product, but there is in fact a large variety of different types of gutter guards. Companies will often patent a certain design, and while each may be unique, gutter guards generally fall into categories, similarly to the way that each car is unique from company to company, but still fall in the category of sedan, SUV, pickup truck etc. If you are looking at installing gutter guards in Davenport, here is a basic overview of different types of gutter guards. Read more.

Considering New Siding for your Home? There Are Many Clear Benefits to Vinyl Siding

Posted June 02, 2017

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Do you need house siding in the Quad Cities area? What type of siding are you considering? There are many options on the market, although vinyl siding offers many benefits that other types do not. There is even gorgeous vinyl siding available that creates the look of traditional wood siding, minus the upkeep. Your neighbors won't even realize that you've opted for vinyl, unless you want them to. Read more.

Top 3 Reasons to Invest in Vinyl Siding

Posted May 30, 2017

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Are you ready to replace your siding? Quality vinyl is a popular option able to compete with the charming appeal of wood while still reducing your energy costs. Contractors like Mainstream Home Improvement can provide you with the best vinyl siding in the Quad Cities. Read more.

Increase Energy Efficiency With Replacement Windows

Posted May 23, 2017

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If you're looking into window replacement in Rock Island, you'll want to consider both the visual and practical aspects of your new windows. Contractors like Mainstream Home Improvement offer many different decorative features and styles of windows in Moline, but the designs can also save you a lot of money on energy. Read more.

Make Your Home Your Castle with Vinyl Siding

Posted May 15, 2017

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Deciding whether to use wood or vinyl siding on your home is no longer a choice between beauty and durability. You now have several options for synthetic house siding in Davenport that can protect, beautify, and increase the value of your home. Your home is your castle, and it's your job to keep it as safe as you can. Read more.

The Brave New World of Vinyl Siding

Posted May 12, 2017

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Vinyl Siding is economical, efficient, and low-maintenance, but sometimes, it's just not pretty. If you're basing your opinion of vinyl siding on that plastic-looking material your neighbors put up twenty years ago, you don't know what you're missing. In fact, you may have seen one of the new varieties of siding around your neighborhood without evening knowing it! Siding contractors in Davenport can introduce you to these new and improved materials and help you decide on the best siding for your home. Read more.

Quick Ways to Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal

Posted May 10, 2017

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When it comes to enhancing a home's curb appeal, there are a number of mainstream home improvement options you can consider. Things like a new front door or house siding in Quad Cities are quick and easy ways to ensure that people get a good first impression of your home.Read more.

Knowing When to Replace Your Windows

Posted May 08, 2017

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Your windows are both a decorative and functional component of your home. The right replacement windows are an important aspect of mainstream home improvement and knowing when to replace them is critical. When you are ready to get new windows, check out the top window replacement companies in Rock Island to get an estimate and get started on this improvement project.Read more.

Choosing the Right Siding Materials

Posted May 05, 2017

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There are a number of home siding materials to choose from when you decide to make the mainstream home improvement of replacing your exterior siding. Knowing the overall benefits of the different options, such as vinyl siding in Bettendorf, helps you to make the right choice for your home.Read more.

Improve Your Home With New Patio Doors

Posted May 02, 2017

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If you have decided your house needs an upgrade, there are likely many components you can consider replacing, repairing or improving. A mainstream home improvement project may involve aspects such as roofing, siding, windows, doors, gutters and much more. When you think through your upcoming home renovation, do not forget to consider the potentially powerful advantages of replacing your patio doors in Davenport. Read more.

Four Different Window Options for Your Home

Posted April 29, 2017

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Deciding to get new windows is an exciting decision. There are many different routes you can go when choosing options that look great, stay within your budget and are made from high quality materials. While these four styles are not the only ones available, they can serve as a guide if you're interested in window replacement in Rock Island. Read more.

Three Ways to Make Your Home Green With New House Siding

Posted April 28, 2017

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Sustainability is a big trend. More and more homeowners are wondering how they can conserve energy in their home and leave a smaller carbon footprint. Getting new house siding in Davenport is not only a great way to transform the look of your home, but also an environmentally responsible decision. These three green benefits of a siding renovation can convince any homeowner on the fence to make the jump. Read more.

Understanding Styles of Replacement Windows

Posted April 26, 2017

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Replacement windows in Davenport are available in such a wide range of styles, it can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start. Not only must you choose the right decorative trim and colors for your windows, but you also have to take into consideration the type of window itself. Different areas of your home can be enhanced by specific window types. Here arethree types of windows and some of their features.Read more.

Decorating Tips for Replacement Windows

Posted April 25, 2017

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When it's time to replace your home's windows, you have a lots of decisions to make. Whether you're facing a home remodel or it's simply time for old windows to be updated, the choices you make about your new windows will impact the overall design of your home. If you're looking for window replacement in Davenport, here are a few tips to help you consider the wide range of decorative options for your new home windows.Read more.

What to Consider When Choosing an Entry Door

Posted April 24, 2017

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Your home's entry door is a big part of the first impression your home makes on visitors. The entry door is the first thing you approach when returning home, and the last thing you secure before leaving. It's such a big part of your daily life that getting the right one is an important choice. If you're looking at door replacement companies in Rock Island, here are a few tips for choosing a new entry door for your home.Read more.

Five Benefits of Vinyl Siding

Posted April 22, 2017

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Whether you are upgrading your existing home or doing new construction, if you are seeking vinyl siding in Moline, there are five benefits to vinyl siding that you should consider.Read more.

The Benefits of Sliding Glass Doors

Posted April 20, 2017

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Sliding glass doors can be a beautiful and practical addition to any home.If you are seeking sliding doors in Davenport, there are many benefits that you should consider. Read more.

Time for new Siding? This is how to Find a Contractor

Posted April 18, 2017

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Some home improvement projects are simple and quick, requiring little expertise and commitment on your part. For these, you're probably not afraid to step up and handle them yourself. However, there are other home improvement tasks that may be a bit more daunting and require some expert help. One of these is installing new siding on the exterior of your home. In order to get the best possible product and installation, you need to find the right siding contractors in Quad Cities. Here are a few tips to choosing the top experts in the field. Read more.

4 Benefits of Vinyl Siding

Posted April 17, 2017

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Any homeowner knows that even the best appliances and features in the home won't last forever. Eventually, just about everything will need to be repaired or replaced. However, unlike appliances and unlike things like carpet and doors, your siding can potentially do its job well and look good for decades. Still, when the time finally does come to get new siding, you are left with the decision to get an entirely new style or to go with something completely different. There are a number of styles you can choose from, but vinyl siding in Davenport has some definite benefits for your home. Read more.

What Type of Roof Should I get for My Home?

Posted April 15, 2017

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Ordinarily, you probably don't think much about the roof of your home. For years, it'll do its job of protecting you by keeping out precipitation and helping you feel safe and secure. But when it begins to age and have problems, or if it's getting unsightly or outdated, you know the time has come to make some changes. One of the nice things about getting a new roof is that you have plenty of choices in shingles. You can stick with the style you have or getting something new with your roof replacement in Bettendorf. Here are some popular styles.Read more.

Is It Time to Replace Your Roof?

Posted April 14, 2017

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If you are like most homeowners, you rarely think about your roofing system. When it is functioning properly, your roof keeps the elements out of your home. If there is a leak or other problem, though, your roof can be virtually impossible to ignore. Homeowners who identify the need for a new roof before their house sustains significant damage often save a considerable amount of money and frustration. If you answer yes to any of the following questions, you might need to schedule roof replacement in Rock Island.Read more.

Why You Should Replace Your Wood Siding With Vinyl

Posted April 12, 2017

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In the Bettendorf area, many homes have traditional wood siding. While this material provides an effective barrier to the elements, it requires a significant amount of maintenance. If you are remodeling a house, you might be looking for an efficient, attractive alternative. If so, you should forget everything you think you know about vinyl and consider it for your house siding in Bettendorf. Here are five ways vinyl siding beats traditional wood siding.Read more.

Pro Tips for Keeping Your Windows in Great Shape

Posted April 10, 2017

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Windows are vitally important to the look and feel of any home. Strangely, though, they are also easy for most homeowners to forget. In fact, aside from an occasional wipe down or gaze outside, many homeowners hardly pay any attention at all to their windows. Perhaps, though, they should. Since windows are such an integral part of any house, homeowners should take good care of them. If they don't, they will likely have to purchase replacement windows in Moline. Here are some tips from the professionals on how to keep windows in great shape.Read more.

Is It Time to Replace Your Old Windows?

Posted April 07, 2017

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Home improvement enthusiasts frequently overlook window replacement when they are outlining remodeling plans. That might be a huge mistake. Not only can old windows cost you hundreds of extra dollars each month in higher energy costs, but they can take away from the overall look and feel of your home. Here are some signs it might be time to schedule window replacement in Bettendorf.Read more.

How Replacement Windows Are Energy Efficient

Posted April 05, 2017

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Few homeowners know how important it is to have energy efficient windows. Old or inefficient windows allow too much cold air to escape during cold weather and too much heat to enter the home during warm weather. This directly impacts your home's energy bill, increasing heating costs in the winter and cooling costs during the summer. Installing replacement windows in Bettendorf can help you save money as well as beautify your home.Read more.

How to Choose a Door Replacement Company

Posted April 03, 2017

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Buying new doors for your home is a big purchase. It can be difficult to know exactly which vendor to go with, especially if you've never had to replace your home's doors before. Door replacement companies in Bettendorf should be ready to assist you and answer any questions you may have. Here are a few tips on how to choose the best company for your next door replacement project.Read more.

3 Ways Patio Doors Are Energy Efficient

Posted April 01, 2017

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Patio doors can be some of the most complicated doors in your home to make energy efficient, because they're made almost entirely of glass. Glass isn't as effective at insulating as other door materials such as wood. With a larger glass surface area, more heat can escape through the glass during cold weather and more heat can enter during the summer, making the home uncomfortably warm. However, modern patio doors in Bettendorf are energy efficient in several ways. Check that your patio doors have these components to ensure they aren't causing you to waste money on your utility bills.Read more.

Vinyl Siding: Why It is the Best Option for Your Home

Posted March 30, 2017

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Your home's siding stands up to a lot over the years, and is expected to withstand threats like wind, rain, ice and much more without cracking, splitting or showing other signs of wear and tear. While there are several options that simply can't live up to these expectations, vinyl siding in Quad Cities can get the job done effectively and efficiently with practically no effort on your part. In the modern siding market, there's perhaps no option that can quite match up to vinyl. This materials has some serious benefits for the modern homeowner, such as: Read more.

3 Important Questions for Siding Contractors

Posted March 24, 2017

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Putting new siding on your home is a big operation. It may seem minor if you compare it to a full remodeling project, but when you think about the entire outside of your home being redone, you realize it's no small task. That's why it's important to ask your siding contractors in Davenport a few questions before launching into this type of renovation, and here are three that can help you clarify some issues. Read more.

Take a Closer Look at Your Patio Doors When Reviewing Home Security

Posted March 21, 2017

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Every few months, it is a good idea to take a look at your home and evaluate just how secure it is. This is due to the fact that crime rates continue to rise. Taking time to look at your home, from the front door to the back patio doors in Davenport and the surrounding Quad Cities area is your best defense. Read more.

Make Your Home Stand Out in Every Housing Market

Posted March 18, 2017

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The real estate market has seemed quite like a roller coaster in the last few years. Some may even say it has been more of a boom and bust cycle than is typical. In this ever changing tide, some homeowners who are looking to sell are uncertain about the types of things that will make their home stand out, no matter what the housing market currently looks like. Read more.

4 Excellent Reasons to Use Vinyl siding on Your Home

Posted March 16, 2017

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If you've been thinking about upgrading your house siding in Bettendorf, choosing vinyl siding is the best move you could possibly make when it comes to choosing between the available styles and materials in the modern market. While wood and metal sidings certainly have their charms, siding made of vinyl materials certainly have the most benefits overall, and have what it takes to provide you with the best possible experience in the coming years. Some of the biggest advantages of this product include: Read more.

Make Sure Your New Home Can Hold Up Against Iowa's Severe Weather

Posted March 13, 2017

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The Quad Cities region that is made up of cities in the southeast corner of Iowa and the northeast corner of Illinois makes the news all too frequently because of the severe weather that is common to the area. This severe weather includes large hail, tornadoes, high winds and flooding near the Mississippi river. Read more.

3 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Interior Doors

Posted March 09, 2017

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Whether you're building your home from the ground up or just looking to upgrade your house's interior appearance a little, choosing your interior doors in Rock Island should not be a process you overlook. While there are plenty of standard doors out there that can certainly get the job done, there are a few details you should consider if you really want to be happy with your decision in the coming years. While there are a wide host of details to consider overall, there are three key issues you need to pay attention to in order to get your best possible match. These are: Read more.

2017 Hottest Trends in Residential Windows

Posted March 06, 2017

Window replacement Davenport

If you are considering window replacement in Davenport, you might be wondering whether you should install similar windows or go with an entirely new design. Either way, new windows will likely increase the efficiency, value, and appearance of your home. Nonetheless, if you are ready to exercise your creative side, you should consider 2017's hottest trends in residential windows. Read more.

Is It Time to Replace Your Patio Door?

Posted March 03, 2017

Patio doors Bettendorf

Patio doors in Bettendorf provide an attractive, functional way to access your yard or other outdoor space. While you might not give your door much though, you should. While homeowners frequently just deal with old, unsightly, or inefficient patio doors, replacing yours could be a wise investment. Here are some signs it might be time to shop for a new patio door. Read more.

Why You Should Consider Replacing Your Siding with Vinyl

Posted January 25, 2017

Vinyl siding Quad Cities

Homeowners in the Quad Cities area understand how important good siding is to keep harsh winter weather at bay. If it is time to replace your aging wood or metal siding, you should consider switching to vinyl siding in Quad Cities. Read more.

Styles of Vinyl Siding

Posted January 19, 2017

vinyl siding Rock Island

Due to the fact that it is durable, long lasting and versatile, vinyl siding in Rock Island has maintained its popularity. So, if you are looking into getting siding for your home, it can help to take a look at your different options. There are so many looks you can get with vinyl siding but you need to understand the types of siding available to know how to get the look you want. Read more.

Gutter Covers Are a Great Addition to Any Home

Posted January 16, 2017

Gutter guards Davenport

When was the last time you removed leaves and other debris from your gutters? If it has been a while, you are putting your home in jeopardy. Because blocked gutters can cause major problems for your home, you should have a routine cleaning regimen. Or, you could install gutter guards in Davenport. Read more.

Hottest Trends in Interior Door Styles

Posted January 12, 2017

Interior doors Davenport

If you are remodeling your home or building a new one, you probably haven't given much thought to the interior doors. Often homeowners see inside doors as functional pieces that separate rooms. That's shortsighted. If you choose the right ones, interior doors in Davenport can bring stylistic and architectural elements to any space. Here are some of the hottest trends in interior door styles.Read more.

4 Qualities You Need in a Great Siding Contractor

Posted January 09, 2017

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Your home's siding is important. Therefore, when you're looking to replace or upgrade it, you shouldn't trust jut anyone with your home. Choosing the right business for the job can be difficult, because there are dozens of siding contractors in Bettendorf waiting to snatch your cash and handle your work in a moment's notice. Giving your cash to the first business you come across isn't a good idea. In fact, you should always be a bit selective when it comes to finding the right contractor for your individual needs and for your home. When sifting through the possibilities, look for the following qualities to ensure you're selecting a winner:Read more.

Why Vinyl Siding is Your Best Option

Posted January 06, 2017

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Before getting in touch with your siding contractors in Davenport, there are a few things you need to consider in order to ensure you're getting the right product for your home in the coming years. One of the most important factors you'll need to decide on is which material you'll want to use for your new siding. Davenport vinyl siding is by far the superior option when it comes to homes of all shapes and sizes in the area, which is why it's used on the majority of new constructions across the country. There are some distinct benefits to owning a home with this particular type of siding, a handful of which include:Read more.

3 Ways to Get Ready for Your Roof Replacement

Posted January 04, 2017

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When you hire the professionals to take care of your roof replacement in Bettendorf, you can rest assured that your home is in good hands and that the process will go smoothly. While you won't need to take your feet off the ground to enjoy a new roof, there are a few things you should do in order to ensure that the process truly runs as smoothly as you'd like, and that you aren't experiencing any unwanted complications throughout the project. Some of the ways you can get ready for the installment of your new roofing in Quad Cities include:Read more.

3 Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Siding

Posted January 02, 2017

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Your home's siding is the first thing guests see upon approaching your home. It's the piece of your house that makes up the biggest portion of its curb appeal in most cases, and can therefore have a huge impact on the overall value of your home as well. Needless to say, keeping your house siding in Davenport in top shape is a must if you're looking to treat your home right. However, if you're not a trained professional, knowing whether or not you need new siding in Davenport vinyl can be a large challenge. Luckily, signs that you need replacements are fairly obvious if you know where to look. Read more.

3 Possible Benefits of Installing Vinyl Siding

Posted December 30, 2016

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If the time has come to revitalize your home's exterior through siding replacement, you may be uncertain about exactly which type of new material you should choose. You might find that vinyl siding in Quad Cities offers a number of intriguing possible advantages, including the following three. Read more.

Top Concerns for Your Interior Doors

Posted December 22, 2016

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Your house's interior doors in Davenport may play a vital role in helping boost your home's beauty and everyday functionality. If the time has come to replace one of these important components of your house, there are some top details to which you might want to pay especially close attention. Read more.

Why Vinyl Siding Will Never Go Out of Style

Posted December 15, 2016

vinyl siding Davenport

Since it first hit the market in the 50's, vinyl siding has been a favorite option for home owners and contractors. Today, around 32 percent of new homes have made this versatile material their siding of choice, and with good reason. Its numerous benefitsmake it obviouswhy many home owners looking for an affordable, durable and energy-conscious solution choose vinyl siding in Davenport. Read more.

3 Reasons You May Need to Replace Your Siding

Posted December 12, 2016

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Your house's siding makes up an important part of the face your home presents to the world. For both practical and aesthetic reasons, it may be vital to keep your siding in excellent repair. Are you wondering how to know when the time might be right to call siding contractors in Davenport? Here are some signs you can watch for. Read more.

4 Reasons to Choose Vinyl Siding

Posted December 09, 2016

vinyl siding Rock Island

If you're looking to upgrade your home's siding, you've probably already noticed that you have several materials to choose from. When you're working with your contractor, talk to them about the unbelievable benefits of vinyl siding in Rock Island if you really want to find your best solution for new siding. Compared to other options like wood and metal siding, there are several benefits to installing vinyl siding in your home, some of which include: Read more.

Are Sliding Doors Right for Your Home?

Posted December 06, 2016

sliding doors Davenport

If you've been looking at exterior door options for your home, the odds are that you've already stumbled across sliding doors in Davenport. These are some of the most stylish, practical upgrades to your home that you can make when looking to build your all-important portal between the inside of your home and your beautiful patio, pool or other outdoors space. Glass sliding doors are beautiful to be sure, but did you know that there are plenty of other benefits as well? Some of the advantages you can expect to find when you install sliding doors in your home include: Read more.

Top 3 Benefits of Installing Patio Doors

Posted December 02, 2016

patio doors Davenport

You can improve your home in a million small ways, but adding patio doors in Davenport is perhaps the most beneficial way to spruce up your home in the coming months and years. This seems like a simple enough step to take, especially if you already have the patio in place when looking to install your expertly-crafted doors, but there are some serious advantages to installing this addition on your home that you might not have thought about before. Some of these benefits include: Read more.

Difference Between Installing Interior Doors Than Exterior Ones

Posted November 28, 2016

interior doors Davenport

Deciding between different entry doors is essential whenever the security of your old one is compromised. As tough as it might be, it is necessary to choose the best one for your house and your family. The same holds true for interior doors in Davenport. Numerous types of doors are available, and interior models are going to differ slightly from exterior doors. Read more.

Signs That You Need a Siding Contractor

Posted November 21, 2016

siding contractors Davenport

The siding on your home is important. Without proper siding, you could be looking at some serious issues with the integrity of your home later. To keep your house protected, it is a good idea for you to know how to take care of it. Siding contractors in Davenport can help you to make repairs when the time comes. But how do you know that it is time to bring in the professionals? Here are a few signs that you will need to contact a contractor to help with your home. Read more.

Consider Replacing Your Roof

Posted November 14, 2016

roof replacement Bettendorf

Owning property is an amazing way to make an investment in life. If you find that your real estate is not up to par, then there are many different ways that you can go about rectifying this. Take a look at the roof on the building you own. Is it damaged? Does it look dull? Roof replacement in Bettendorf might be exactly what you need to get your property back into the shape that you would like. Read more.

2 Money-Saving Perks of Vinyl Siding

Posted November 11, 2016

vinyl siding Davenport

In order to get a sense of what remodeling job is best for your house, you need to take a good, hard look at your home. In particular, you need to look at the siding to see if any cracks, chips or other forms of damage have taken place. When damage has occurred, it is time to look into getting new siding, and one of the best you can get is vinyl siding in Davenport. Read more.

Why You Should Get Vinyl for Your Siding Instead of Anything Else

Posted November 08, 2016

Vinyl siding Rock Island

A house's siding can actually be made out of any number of materials. You may meet with a contractor to discuss your options, and before you go into that meeting, you should really look into the advantages of vinyl siding in Rock Island. It is one of the most popular siding materials and for very good reason. Read more.

3 Great Reasons to Get Sliding Doors

Posted November 04, 2016

sliding doors Davenport

Patio doors can be a fantastic addition to a home. The patio is where you can set up a lovely table and some chairs in order for your family and friends to gather and enjoy one another's company. In terms of doors, there are several reasons why you want to get sliding doors in Davenport as opposed to regular doors. Read more.

Siding Contractors Can Help You Reap Big Home and Investment Rewards

Posted October 25, 2016

siding contractors Bettendorf

Anyone hoping to learn more about home remodeling in Bettendorf should consider the benefits of installing siding to beautify, protect, and improve the energy efficiency of their home. Siding contractors in Bettendorf are prepared to explain the benefits, but many of these can be observed quietly and effectively by simply touring neighborhoods to learn what popular improvements are done. Read more.

Gutter Guards Eliminate Dangerous Maintenance

Posted October 20, 2016

gutter guards Bettendorf

Have you ever contemplated the costs a serious injury might levy against you? Every time you have your gutters cleaned by a neighborhood worker or attempt to clean them yourself, you risk accruing serious debt to remedy the sorts of injuries others sustain doing this type of work. Add to that the tremendous pain and trauma a fall or other injury might cause, and there is no way that the work to be done is worth the costs and risks involved. For that reason, many people are opting out of situations that put loved ones or hired hands on ladders and in dangerous positions. For instance, gutter guards in Bettendorf are among the most popular home improvements. Read more.

New Windows Improve Beauty, Energy Efficiency, and Home Security

Posted October 15, 2016

siding contractors Davenport

As homeowners make lists of their dream upgrades, in Davenport vinyl windows replace many other improvements as the best work to be done for the greatest return. This is because vinyl windows offer incredible energy efficiency and maintenance savings. These benefits come in addition to their attractiveness and security factors. Anyone who hopes to achieve this sort of improvement on their home should contact siding contractors in Davenport for consultations and estimates. Read more.

A Rigorous Roof Replacement

Posted October 12, 2016

roof replacement Bettendorf

When it's time to get a new roof, it can be a major upheaval for anyone's home. This is a process that requires a lot of work. Naturally, you want to get it done right. After all, the results should last for many years to come. A roof is vital to keeping your home safe, warm and hospitable. The key to this is ensuring that your source for roof replacement in Bettendorf employs a thorough process. They should avoid cutting corners to guarantee that you have a reliable new roof. Read more.

4 Essential Parts of a Quality Roof Replacement

Posted October 10, 2016

Roof replacement Davenport

When you're looking for roof replacement in Davenport, it's important to find a reliable company that will do the job right. There are several things that can separate a high-quality company from a standard roofer, one of which is not cutting corners during the installation. When you are talking with companies that provide roofing in Quad Cities, ask specifically if they perform these essential steps during the job. Read more.

Four Reasons You Should Not Skip the Gutter Guards

Posted October 08, 2016

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When you have a new roof installed, there are many other elements that go with it. You'll need to consider the fascia and soffit, as well as the rain gutters. While they aren't required, gutter guards in Davenport are recommended for optimum results. The following are just a few reasons you shouldn't skip having them installed.Read more.

What to Expect From Your Siding Contractor

Posted October 06, 2016

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When hiring a siding contractor, you need to trust the people working on your home. House siding in Davenport needs to get done right the first time by professionals with experience in all aspects of the process. If you are unsure of what to expect from a quality contractor, the following should give you a few ideas of what to look for.Read more.

Three Sure Signs You Need New Vinyl Siding

Posted October 03, 2016

vinyl siding Davenport

The vinyl siding you have installed does more than just make your home visually appealing. Made with durable materials, it can last for decades without rotting or corroding, making it a product you'll get your money out of time and time again. Maintenance is easy, as you only have to clean it once a year or when it becomes dirty. Perhaps the biggest benefit is it cuts utility costs by acting as insulation for your home. If your vinyl siding in Davenport is in bad shape, you simply won't experience these benefits. The following are some sure signs you should have yours replaced.Read more.

A Door to Your World

Posted September 28, 2016

door replacement companies Davenport

You might be surprised by how much your front door can say about your home. It is the first thing that welcomes all new visitors, sending a message to those you invite inside. Those who like to totally customize their homes can use it to make a big statement, while others may prefer a more subtle accent. No matter what your style is like, the right door is out there. It can go beyond aesthetics and do more for you than you first imagined. When it's time to look for door replacement companies in Davenport, be sure you choose one that can offer variety.Read more.

Liven up Your Home With New Windows

Posted September 24, 2016

Window replacement companies rock island

Even if your home has a beautiful landscape or a fresh coat of paint, aged windows can make it look outdated. As a homeowner, you probably take the value of your home seriously. Not only do you want it to remain at its value but it should look good to you. You should be happy with it and sometimes this means changing out the old windows for new. Not only does working with window replacement companies in Rock Island make your home look better but it can also add other benefits. Read more.

3 Interior Door Styles for Any Home

Posted September 19, 2016

interior doors Bettendorf

When it comes to giving the interior of your home a makeover, one of the simplest but most drastic changes you can make involve your interior doors in Bettendorf. The doors are the portals between rooms, and in the end they can bring any space together or separate it and make it look disjointed. This is why you need to closely consider your options before approaching companies like Mainstream Roofing with your final selection. There are almost countless styles of doors available, but some of the most popular include: Read more.

Replace Your Door With the Right Choice

Posted September 12, 2016

door replacement companies Moline

The door to your home should create a welcoming introduction while providing you with energy efficiency and safety. If the doors to your home are no longer visually appealing, have lost their energy efficiency, or are not providing the necessary security, you may be shopping for door replacement companies in Moline. There are several materials available for homeowners to choose from when replacing their doors.Read more.

Fall is a Great Time for Roof Improvements

Posted September 09, 2016

gutter guards Davenport

If you're in the market for home repairs or improvements, why not combine a few projects and save a little time and money? You can save on the cost of labor when you have gutter guards in Davenport installed by roofing contractors in Davenport who are repairing or replacing your home's roof.Read more.

Doors and Windows are Important Home Accents

Posted September 06, 2016

Interior doors in Davenport

Interior doors in Davenport add beauty to any room and come in all shapes and sizes. Replacement window installers can add energy-efficient windows that look great, too. Here are some options for door materials, followed by information on double-paned windows.Read more.

3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Siding

Posted September 03, 2016

Vinyl siding Davenport

If you're looking for a home improvement project that is both beautiful and practical, upgrading your siding is a perfect choice. There are new options for vinyl siding in Davenport that improve your home's appearance while drastically increasing energy-efficiency as well. You can trust Mainstream USA in Moline, Illinois to provide high-quality siding and professional installation to give your home a beautiful new exterior. Here are three reasons new siding is an ideal home renovation project. Read more.

Shop for a Roofing Contractor

Posted August 30, 2016

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Purchasing a new roof is one of the most expensive purchases that a homeowner can make. If you are shopping for a house roof in quad cities, consider asking these three questions when interviewing potential contractors. Read more.

Do You Need a New Roof?

Posted August 27, 2016

new roof in Quad Cities

Replacing a roof can be an expensive venture for many homeowners. You want to be positive that you need a new roof in Quad Cities before committing to such a costly investment. Here are three signs that your home needs a new roof.Read more.

Getting the Most From Your New Roof

Posted August 24, 2016

roof replacement in Quad Cities

Installing a new roof can be a costly expense that might be necessary for the protection of the structure of your home. How can you tell that you are purchasing a roof that will last when you are shopping for residential roof replacement in Quad Cities? Before you have a new roof installed, look for a contractor who follows these steps to get the longest life possible from your roofing materials.Read more.

What Roofing Material is Best for Your Home?

Posted August 20, 2016

roof replacement contractors in Quad Cities

Are you thinking about replacing your roof, but not sure what type of material is best? Consulting with roof replacement contractors in Quad Cities is the best way to determine what type of roof material is best for your home. The roofing material that will work best for your home is determined by many factors, including the price, declined at the roof will be installed in, and the book that you are trying to achieve for your home. Here are three potential options.Read more.

How to Get a New Roof in an Emergency

Posted August 18, 2016

Roofing companies

If your home has experienced a disaster, whether it be from the weather or from an unexpected situation, you may be in need of a new roof. Roofing companies that finance in in Quad Cities are just one of the options that you can use to purchase your new roof. Depending on your situation, there are several circumstances that may be available to you.Read more.

Durable Roofs That Still Look Good

Posted August 09, 2016

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Your roof isn't just there to keep the rain out. Yes, protection is the primary function, but the top of your house also needs to have some visual appeal if you want the value of your home to stay high. When you're looking for Quad City roofers to handle your roof repair or installation, make sure they have options that gel with your sense of style. You should be able to get a roof that is both sturdy and nice to look at. Read more.

3 Things You Might Not Know About Your Roof

Posted August 06, 2016

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Day after you day, you sit in your house and don't get rained on. In case you've forgotten, that's because there's a roof over your head. If the roofing installation company in Quad Cities that you hired did a good job, you don't really notice the work your roof is doing. Here are three attributes of a quality roof that you might not be aware of but should definitely appreciate. Read more.

How People in Iowa Make Their Roofs Last

Posted August 03, 2016

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Roof replacement isn't the type of thing you want to pay for more than once. The process can be long and it certainly isn't free. When you hire a company to handle your roofing in Iowa, you need to make sure you're getting the right materials and everything is being installed properly. Beyond that, you should also do what you can to keep the roof in the best shape possible.Read more.

Is Your Roof Ready for Quad City Weather?

Posted August 01, 2016

roofing in Quad City

As summer comes to an end and people start getting ready for the long, cold winter, there's a lot of time spent buying jackets and pants and the other accessories people need to keep warm. While no one is surprised when the chilly weather rolls in, very few people are concerned enough with the quality of their roofing in Quad City. If your roof is old, it's probably struggling to keep warm air from escaping. If it's really old, you could be one storm away from water cascading into your home. Read more.

Tear off the Roof - What Should You Find?

Posted July 30, 2016

roofing in Iowa

Your roof is one of the best protections you have against the ravages of the outside world. However, many homeowners only focus on what they want for the outer roofing material. The best experts in roofing in Iowa can attest that a roof is much more than just the top layer, and it is truly what lies beneath that brings protection and value to a home. Looking at a cross section of a well-made roof, these are the layers you should find beneath your shingles:Read more.

Extra Touches That Make Your Roof Last

Posted July 16, 2016

roofing in Quad City

When you need roofing in Quad City, make sure the job is built to last. This means using high-quality, durable materials that are weather-resistant, promote ventilation, are insulated and prevent damaging leaks. Starting out with high-quality materials is important, but there are some extra touches that make the difference for your roof. Read more.

Qualities All Roofers Should Have When Looking for a New Roof

Posted June 30, 2016

Roof installation

With any big or important project, you don't wan to trust the work to just anyone. So if it's time to tear up your old roof and put on a new and improved one, you want to make sure you find a professional that has all the attributes you want. The last thing you need is poor work; this will only compromise your safety and look and feel of your home. Roof installation isn't something where you should cut corners or do half-heartedly. To ensure you get the most out of your home's new roof, here's what Quad City roofers should be able to do.Read more.

Choose Shingles and Succeed

Posted June 15, 2016

roofing in Iowa

Redoing your roof can be a headache. In order for you to see the most from the remodel, you need to make all of the right choices during your planning stages. To do this, you have to be informed. Shingles are perhaps one of the most popular materials used for roofing in Iowa, and around the rest of the country. While you may be somewhat aware of this, it can be useful to understand why shingles are so popular. Here are a few basic reasons why you should look towards this material for your roofing needs.Read more.

Check Your Roof to Know If You Need a New One

Posted May 30, 2016

new roofing in Iowa

New roofing in Iowa is readily available. One way to see if you could benefit from some repairs or a total replacement is to have a professional from Mainstream Home Improvement come out to your home. However, the more convenient thing to do is to perform visually inspections on your home to see if your roof has outlived its usefulness.Read more.

Your Leaky Roof Could Be More Dangerous Than You Think

Posted May 17, 2016

roofing in Quad City

You might think that a leaky roof is only a mere annoyance, and there is no need to hire a contractor. You're wrong! Leaky roofs can have dangerous consequences that get worse the longer you ignore them. Even if you have a small leak in your roof, you should look into options for contractors for roofing in Quad City to avoid these potential dangers.Read more.

Installing a Roof in Iowa

Posted April 30, 2016

Roofing in Iowa

When installing a roof, it is important to consider the specific climate that the roof will be in. The goal is to protect your home, so it needs to be able to stand up to the typical weather in the area. Iowa sees large temperature fluctuations throughout its seasons. There can also be heavy rain, snow and even severe weather. Roofing in Iowa should take these factors into account.Read more.

What Makes a Great Roofing Company

Posted April 16, 2016

Quad City roofers

You will have to take on many home improvement projects throughout the lifespan of your house. It is particularly important to maintain your roof. A new roof adds value to your home and helps keep your house and belongings protected from the outside elements. It's important to find a great company to help make your home up-to-date and beautiful. Quad City roofers can help give you a high quality roof.Read more.

Best Practices for Roof Installation in Iowa

Posted March 30, 2016

Roof Installation in Iowa

When it comes to investing in a new roof, homeowners are sometimes bombarded by contractors who promise reliable installation. Unfortunately, this is not always true and can end up costing you more money than you anticipated. If you are looking for dependable roofing in Iowa, find a contractor that offers these three basic services.Read more.

4 Signs Your Roof Needs Replacing

Posted March 15, 2016

roofing in Quad City

Replacing your roof is an investment, no matter the company you choose to work with or the material you choose to top your home, so you may think twice about replacing too soon. However, your roof is responsible for protecting the even bigger investment of your home, specifically the wood. Take the time to do a personal roof check to see if you need roofing in Quad City sooner rather than later.Read more.

Pay Attention to the Contractor During the Consultation

Posted February 29, 2016

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Before you let someone work on your home, whether you are getting new windows or new roofing materials, you need to sit down and have a consultation with the contractor. Many contractors will want to talk with you about what you are looking to achieve with the remodeling and if there are any considerations that should be taken into account. While you are having this meeting, it is important to pay attention to how the contractor in Rock Island, IL behaves. You may notice a few things that should serve as immediate red flags.Read more.

The Right Way to Roof Your Home

Posted February 18, 2016

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Getting a new roof on your home has many benefits. Quad City roofers know that it's one of the best methods to increase your Return on Investment, or ROI. Getting a new roof on your home is a wise choice because it can increase the value of your home as well as its curb appeal.Read more.

Why You Should Replace Your Home's Windows Now

Posted January 30, 2016

window installation in Bettendorf

Is the living room feeling a bit drafty? Does a certain window stick every time you try to open or close it? If you have been living with the same windows for more than a decade, it's time for an upgrade. You need professional window installation in Bettendorf, and here's why.Read more.

Tips to Help You Find the Best Roofer

Posted January 16, 2016

window installation in Bettendorf

If it's time for a new roof on your house, you might be wondering how to pick the best contractor for the job. Your roof is very important, not only for keeping your house dry, but for the beauty and value it will add. Roofing in Quad City is important because of the extreme climate. It may seem like one roofer is just as good as another, but there are many important standards that a qualified expert will adhere to. Read more.

Understanding How Energy Efficient Windows Work

Posted December 31, 2015

window installation in Bettendorf

Is the living room feeling a bit drafty? Does a certain window stick every time you try to open or close it? If you have been living with the same windows for more than a decade, it's time for an upgrade. You need professional window installation in Bettendorf, and here's why.Read more.

What Color is Best for Your Front Door?

Posted December 16, 2015

Roofing in Quad City

If it's time for a new roof on your house, you might be wondering how to pick the best contractor for the job. Your roof is very important, not only for keeping your house dry, but for the beauty and value it will add. Roofing in Quad City is important because of the extreme climate. It may seem like one roofer is just as good as another, but there are many important standards that a qualified expert will adhere to. Read more.