The Right Siding For Your Home

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You have several choices when it comes to siding your home, from traditional wood siding to more advanced and high performance materials like fiber cement. The decision on which is best for your home depends on many factors, including how long you plan to remain in your home, weather, budget, and maintenance.  Here are the most popular siding choices: Fiber Cement Siding – The fastest gro ...

Identify & Fix Clogged Gutters

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Clogged gutters can cause a significant amount of damage to you home’s exterior, landscaping, gutters, and foundation.  Gutters collect other things in addition to rain water.  It is common to find, small branches, twigs, leaves, mud and other debris that can easily block the rain water from flowing smoothly. It is pretty simple to identify and correct these problem. Here’s how to ident ...

The 6 Most Popular Types of Windows

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When it comes to looking into replacing the windows in your home it would be beneficial to understand some of the basic “window terminology” that you may hear from the replacement window contractors you consult with. Picture Window – When it comes to window design, picture windows are the most basic and easiest to install. This window style creates a portrait-style space on th ...

Spring Renovations That Are Overlooked

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Spring is right around the corner which means homeowners will be looking to make improvements to their home.  Many people will focus on things like the front lawn, patios, pools, and landscaping.  However, it is important to be maintain the parts of the home that may not provide the most enjoyment.  Here are a few examples of home improvements to consider this Spring: Inspect and Fix Your Roof ...

Tips for Selecting Replacement Windows

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Are you considering changing your current window style? Imagine being able to sit inside your home and be able to admire that great view or simply enjoy the sunlight shinning in.  If you are considering changing the style of your current windows or are selecting windows for your next dream home you may want to think about the following during this renovation project. Select windows that will ...

Don’t Forget To Get Your Demolition Permit

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So you have decided it is time to renovate your home.  Perhaps you will be installing a new kitchen, updating your home’s entire interior or exterior.  Over the years many large retailers and video tutorials have assisted homeowners by guiding them when it comes to home improvement projects but homeowners beware as there is usually more involved then purchasing some tools and starting to ...

Properly Placing Downspout Locations Is Important

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Installing the proper type of gutters is important when it comes to drainage but do not forget to position your downspouts so that the water flows away from your home.  Here are a few tips to ensure that the rain water is flowing away from your home. Clean and maintain your gutters regularly to ensure the water has a clear path any will flow freely.  It is important that your gutters do not be ...

Top Summer Exterior Home Improvement Projects

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Now that the beautiful weather is here it is time to get some tasks done around the house.  The summer months are a great time to tackle those exterior home improvement projects that are way overdue.  “Where should I begin”, you ask?  Here are a few exterior projects that will be sure to help your homes curb appeal and increase the value. Power Wash Re-Stain The Deck & Fence ...

Your Renovation Has Started…Now What?

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When renovating a home it can get hectic especially once construction has started.  This should not come as a surprise and can be very manageable with a little bit of planning.  Here is the typical process that you should expect when renovating your house. The Guts – Once your floors are up and your walls are ripped out you will get a look at “the guts” of your home, plumbing, ...

Give Your Home A Fresh New Look In 2015

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Happy New Year!  Are you ready for a change?  Have you been thinking about renovating your home?  A complete home renovation can be an extremely stressful project but do not let that deter you from beautifying your home.   Schaefer Remodeling will be able to work with you every step the way so that your renovation goes smooth and is actually enjoyable! Here are some steps you should follow pr ...