The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide for Front Doors

From keeping out unwanted intruders to greeting you and your guests with an attractive welcome, the front door of your home plays plenty of important roles. If your current one is damaged, outdated, or letting in drafts that have you making constant trips to the thermostat, it’s time to consider purchasing a new one. But with so many options out there to choose from, how does a homeowner go about selecting the right front entry door for their wants and

Reasons to Replace Your Bathtub

If you have a tired old tub at your home and find yourself dreaming of a bathtub that feels more like a relaxing oasis, it’s time to embrace a solution. Having your bathtub professionally replaced is the perfect way to bring your vision to life, especially when you turn to a reliable remodeling contractor for the job. Need some extra convincing before you take the plunge into your bathtub replacement project? We’ve got you covered. Read on to explore some

What Makes Composite Decking Better Than Wood?

When it comes to outdoor living products, nothing has the power to transform your space into the oasis of your dreams quite like a new deck. However, not all decks are created equally—and choosing the right decking material for your wants and needs can make all the difference. Two of the most popular options are wood decking and composite decking, though there’s a clear standout winner between the two: composite decking. But why exactly is composite decking better than wood?

When is the Best Time to Replace My Windows?

While a window replacement can make an excellent investment in your home, it’s a project that not many homeowners look forward to. It’s not difficult to imagine why; after all, it can be costly, time consuming, and require a lot of difficult decisions. If you’re considering having any of the windows at your home replaced, you may be wondering when the best time to replace them may be. Sound like you? You’ve come to the right place. Read on for

Does a Window Replacement Add Value to a Home?

Before investing in window replacement, most homeowners take time to weigh the pros and cons. After all, it can seem like a stressful undertaking between the time, decisions, and cost that such a project can entail. On the other hand, it can also be an excellent opportunity to make a lasting investment. So, does a window replacement add value to a home? In short, absolutely! Like most things, however, there’s a catch—the value you get can depend on a lot

What Are the Benefits of a Shower Area Remodel?

The term “bathroom remodel” can conjure a wide array of images, both good and bad, in the mind of any homeowner. If your thoughts jumped straight to the horrors of torn out pipes and tiles, seemingly endless dust and grime, and your entire household trying to squeeze into the guest bath for the duration of your remodel, you can relax knowing there’s a better solution out there: A shower area remodel! But what exactly is a shower area remodel, and

Why Should You Hire a Local Window Company Over a National Chain?

While most homeowners aren’t exactly looking forward to a window replacement, it is the perfect opportunity to make an investment that enhances and beautifies your home for years to come—if you choose the right window company for the job, that is. There’s certainly no shortage of options out there and the information can prove to be confusing, so what’s a homeowner to do? If you’re wondering whether you should hire a local window company over a national chain, you aren’t

Durante Home Exteriors Introduces the addition of Infinity® Replacement Windows to their line of replacement windows!

  Replacing windows can be confusing.  Homeowners are faced with finding durable windows with the right look for their home.  With so many options to choose from, how do you know which windows are right for your house? Here are a few factors to consider in evaluating replacement windows. Replacement windows should be thermally efficient and add to the total comfort of your home. Choose a window that meets ENERGY STAR® guidelines and has a .32 or lower U-Value, which

6 Possible Deadly Deck & Railing Hazards You May Not Know About

You can admit it; you’ve put off maintaining that deck for some time now. I mean it has taken a beating over the years. It’s almost to the point that you need everyone to sign a waiver before stepping out there. And you’ve heard yourself repeating the words, “Watch out for those nails and splinters!” or, “Don’t lean on that rail, it may come loose!” It needs some paint, maybe a touch of sealant, and a lot of TLC. I

Mrs. Guthrie’s New Durante Home Exteriors Sunroom

If you have been thinking about what a new sunroom would look like on your home, check out what Mrs. Guthrie has to say about her decision to install a Durante Home Exteriors sunroom on her Birmingham, AL home. What We Did Mrs. Guthrie had a covered concrete slab patio area that was screened in on the back of her Birmingham home. She really was not using the patio space and wanted to convert the covered patio area into a year-round sunroom so that should could