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Keeping Winter Cold & Moisture Out of Your Home

Have you ever opened your heating bill only to find a nasty surprise? Most of us have at one time or another. Heating and cooling expenses take up 50%-70% of the energy used in the average American home, so you’re not alone if winter heating costs give you anxiety. Many elements can affect the energy-efficiency [...]

2018-02-05T15:51:51-05:00March 19th, 2018|News|

Tame Winter Window Drafts with These Methods

Nothing can let in winter’s freezing air like drafty windows. If you’ve ever walked past your windows and got a sudden case of the shivers, you know that improperly insulated or insufficiently sealed windows do a poor job of keeping out the cold. The biggest area in which drafty windows can cause a chill is [...]

2018-02-05T15:45:25-05:00March 12th, 2018|News|

Upkeep for Your Siding in the Winter Months

Your siding gets hammered by the elements all year round, but winter is especially unforgiving. Between the ice, snow, and frigid winds, your siding has a big job to do to withstand winter’s onslaught. Luckily, newer siding is up to the task. If you’re thinking about replacing your siding, Budget Exteriors can assist you with [...]

2018-02-05T15:41:04-05:00March 5th, 2018|News|

Common Winter Home Safety Concerns and How to Avoid Them

Winter can be the hardest season on your house, especially if you live in an area like the Northeast. By taking preventative steps such as those outlined in this article, you can save yourself the cost and hassle of winter home issues. Holiday disasters and winter dangers can be minimized or prevented by staying informed [...]

2018-01-15T11:06:31-05:00February 19th, 2018|News|

5 Winter Problems Facing Your Windows

Your windows are often the last thing you would consider worrying about in winter, but they are not immune to cold weather problems. Issues with your windows can allow moisture in, which could potentially damage the sills or frames, and heat out, which can cause your heating bill to skyrocket. If you notice the following [...]

2018-01-13T09:40:33-05:00February 12th, 2018|News|

How Winter Wreaks Havoc on Your Siding

Winter is a tough season for homeowners. Your siding can be especially vulnerable to the snow and wind of winter storms. In general, vinyl is the most durable siding material, but siding can also be made of metal, wood, or fiber cement. No matter the type of siding you have, make sure to inspect it [...]

2018-01-12T15:03:08-05:00February 5th, 2018|News|

4 Common Winter Roofing Issues and How to Prevent Them

Between snow storms, fluctuating temperatures and ice, winter presents a lot of challenges to the integrity of your roof. Even in mild years, the potential for damage is very real and can even lead to the need for a full roof replacement. To preserve your roof, be sure to keep up on routine maintenance throughout [...]

2019-01-30T11:02:27-05:00January 29th, 2018|News|

Is Your Electric Bill Too High?

When you own an older home, you’re likely to find drafts and other construction problems that newer houses don’t have.  The wear and tear of wind, sun, snow, ice, and rain can diminish how the construction of your home protects you from the elements.  Older homes also may have shifted on their foundation creating cracks [...]

2018-01-09T14:29:23-05:00January 22nd, 2018|News|

Does Winter Weather Have you Concerned about Your Siding?

Even in the middle of winter, homeowners throughout New England are thinking about their siding.  Is their siding holding up during the winter storms?  Is it insulating their home as it should?  Does it need to be replaced as soon as the ground thaws?  These questions and more can keep a person up at night, [...]

2018-01-15T10:31:58-05:00January 15th, 2018|News|