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Exterior Remodels: Make Any House A Dream Home

Exterior Remodels: Make Any House A Dream Home

“Have you ever thought about updating the outside of your home?” My friend Kristen looked at me like I had just said something impossible. In fact, if I wasn’t in the home building business...she would’ve probably thought I was joking. “As in...new siding?” “No, not...

Martin Project Spotlight: Vinyl Siding Makeover

Martin Project Spotlight: Vinyl Siding Makeover

What does siding look like at 32 years old? It looks like it's ready for an update! Bob and Karen's siding was showing signs of wear and tear: color deterioration, pull away, and unevenness from the many storms it weathered. They knew they needed to replace their...

Roof and Attic Vent Quick Guide

Roof and Attic Vent Quick Guide

You’re ready to install a new roof and you know ventilation is top priority. Looking for a quick guide to the most popular roof vents? We’ve got you covered! This reference will help you make the best choice for your home build and desired look. #1: Box ("Turtle")...

Roofing Ventilation: The Secret to A Healthy Roof

Roofing Ventilation: The Secret to A Healthy Roof

You wouldn’t be the first homeowner to say... ...you just don’t have the energy to think about your roof’s ventilation. And honestly, you shouldn’t have to. Roofing is already a complicated process to tackle for a homeowner. It’s a big expense, and- to make it matters...

Ask Vern: Slate Roof Look Without The Cost?

Ask Vern: Slate Roof Look Without The Cost?

“Hey Vern!  Question about slate roofing.  Our home is early 1900s. The current roof- asphalt shingle- is in bad shape and needs replaced in the next year.  Our neighborhood is mixed historical and newer build- so there won’t be any problems with putting a new asphalt...

Martin Project Spotlight: Soffit And Siding Makeover

Martin Project Spotlight: Soffit And Siding Makeover

Joe and Sue love their ranch-style home... but years of Pennsylvania weather had taken a toll on its siding. Of course, they wanted to protect their home by replacing their old siding and soffit. But even more exciting? It was the perfect opportunity to give their...

Ask Vern: Why Are Roofs So Expensive?

Ask Vern: Why Are Roofs So Expensive?

“Hey Vern!  We just bought a home and it needs a new roof before we can move.  We’ve had a few contractors come out but even for the cheapest shingles... it’s so much out of pocket! (And, I want to choose something better than the cheapest option but wow...even our...

Putting a Roof Over Pennsylvania

Putting a Roof Over Pennsylvania

Every summer, we install nearly fifty asphalt shingle roofs. It’s the most popular choice for roofing, which means dozens of homeowners turn to our crew every year, trusting us to protect their most important investment- their home. Most homeowners understand how...

How To Compare Contractor Bids

How To Compare Contractor Bids

Let’s be honest...no one is excited about calling for bids from a roofing contractor. If you need a new roof, chances are… ….you’re on a time crunch to get your damaged roof fixed… ….you’re coordinating a new build or an addition and you’ve already got a lot on your...

Choose Vinyl Siding Colors Like a Pro

Choose Vinyl Siding Colors Like a Pro

New siding makes a BIG difference to your home’s look. The front of your house is a canvas- and fresh siding adds both curb appeal and value to your home’s investment. Only friends and family see your interior but the outside of your home? It’s on display for...

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