Replacement Siding | Madison WI | Sims Exteriors & Remodeling

Replacement Siding Choices – Materials Are Not Created Equal

If you’ve recently purchased an older home or have been in one for a while the challenge of finding appropriate replacement siding may be on your mind. There’s a “good news/bad news” scenario for your Madison WI home. The good news is you have a wide array of materials, colors and styles to choose from.

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Attic Ventilation | Attic Insulation | Madison WI | Sims Exteriors & Remodeling

Attic Ventilation & Insulation – Keys To A Healthy Roof

First-time homeowners rarely give much attention to the roof of their new home much less attic ventilation systems and attic insulation. They look at the shingles on the outside and decide if they like the color. Maybe they worry about storm damage. Few Madison WI homeowners spend time thinking about what’s beneath the roof. Underestimating

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Architectural Shingles | Madison WI | Sims Exteriors & Remodeling

Architectural Shingles Add Stunning Style

What are architectural shingles and what would they add to your Madison WI home? A good and common question from those planning a new home or in need of a new roof. Nearly 80 years ago basic dimensional shingles got a major upgrade with what was then called laminated or dimensional shingles. Traditional asphalt shingles

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Match Shingles And Siding | Madison WI | Sims Exteriors & Remodeling

Match Shingles And Siding For Fantastic First Impressions

Finding the right combination to match shingles and siding not only makes for excellent curb appeal, it adds to your Madison WI home’s resale value when that time comes. The right combination of colors and style offers a subtle benefit or makes a personal statement. You have plenty of choices. Whether you’re looking to change

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Assess Window Damage After a Storm

Broken glass is a sure sign of window damage after a storm, but there are less obvious signs, too. Shattered glass has to be replaced to protect your Madison WI family and property. Whether or not that means replacing the entire window or just a repair is a job for a professional assessment. The main

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New Shingle Choices Complement Architectural Styles

There’s no doubt the roof is an essential part of your home and today’s shingle choices give it a role in curb appeal, too. Your family and possessions depend upon a solid, reliable roofing system to keep them safe. Historically, the number one consideration for roof shingles has been security and longevity. You certainly want

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Shingle Choices | Madison WI | Sims Exteriors & Remodeling

Shingle Choices Are Plentiful For Your New Roof

Several factors figure into your shingle choices for a new or replacement roof. The style of your Madison WI home is a top priority followed closely by an individual product’s durability and energy efficiency. All things considered, how your new roof will look usually dictates the final decision. Where you once had only a couple

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New-old Windows Restore The Character Of Older Homes

A home’s outward appearance reflects its lineage. When it’s time, replacing old, battered windows with new-old windows is the perfect way to restore its timeless character. The Madison WI area is home to hundreds of historic building styles. To be considered an “historic” architectural style a home has to be at least 50-years-old. Drive around

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Pressure Washing Siding | Madison WI | Sims Exteriors & Remodeling

Pressure Washing Siding – Not Without Risks

Pressure washing siding is a common prescription to stains and dirt from winter exposure. And it works well on hundreds of homes in Madison WI. However, aiming a high-pressure stream of water at your siding is not always the best idea. Pressure washers are used for chores ranging from washing cars to blasting paint off

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Insulated Siding | Madison WI | Sims Exteriors & Remodeling

Beat Summer Heat With Insulated Siding

If you want to improve your home’s energy efficiency, adding insulated siding is a sound investment. Consider surrounding your Madison WI home with a blanket of insulating foam bonded to vinyl siding.

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