Part 3: A 3-Step Guide to Hiring a Great Roofing Contractor – The Right Price

Congratulations, you have reached the third stage of hiring a roofing contractor! In our two previous posts, we have discussed the importance of hiring a roofer with all the right credentials, and why it pays to check a contractor’s reputation before you hire him. Now our focus turns to getting the company with the most to offer in terms of value for your money, without sacrificing quality. (more…)

Post-Winter Siding Care: Preparing for Seasons to Come

The upsides of a siding system: It shields your home from various elements, helps keep your heating and cooling costs down, and provides an attractive appearance to your overall structure. That’s function and aesthetic value rolled into one.

After conquering tough winter months, what’s next for your siding in Connecticut? Don’t you think it’s time to start on freshening up and repairing possible problems that the colder months have brought about? (more…)

4 Factors That Affect the Lifespan of Your Siding

Your Connecticut siding is one of the major systems that protects your home from harsh elements. It’s essential to choose a siding material that is top-notch and suitable for the particular needs of your home. As your local siding expert, we at Vinylume would like to let you know what causes the deterioration of your siding so you can take steps to prevent problems. (more…)

6 GAF Shingle Roofing Styles for Enhanced Curb Appeal

Roofing is not only about function these days. More homeowners are seeing its potential to boost the home’s curb appeal.  Just ask expert roofers in Stamford CT. They’ll tell you that a beautiful roof can impress not just guests, but also potential buyers even before they reach your doorstep. This is something to keep in mind should you decide to sell your home. (more…)

Infographics: Roof Repair After a Storm – Beware of Storm Chasers!

Roof Repair After a Storm - Beware of Storm Chasers!

Some Roofing Issues Simply Are Not Visible

The National Roofing Contractors Association recommends that you perform thorough checks of your roof at least twice a year. We agree. Inspections are necessary to prolonging the lifespan of your roof, especially if it’s more than 10 years old. They allow an expert to spot signs of wear and resolve them before they turn into bigger problems. (more…)

Part 2: A 3-Step Guide to Hiring a Great Roofing Contractor – The Right Reputation

A roofing project can be a costly undertaking. Whether you are getting a new roof or about to undergo an extensive repair, you need an experienced roofer with your best interest at heart to do the job. However, you can’t just hire the first company that offers you a good deal, nor should you hire one just because it is licensed. (more…)

Roofing Project 101: The Importance of In-Home Assessment

Roof maintenance is no rocket science, but it isn’t guesswork, either. Before you start any roofing project, an in-home assessment is necessary. Here’s why. (more…)

Part 1: A 3-Step Guide to Hiring a Great Roofing Contractor – The Right Credentials

If you need to replace your roof or have any kind of repair work done, then it’s time to hire a roofing contractor. In most communities, there are multiple roofing companies to choose from. However, the biggest concern is that not all of those eager roofers have the credentials that demonstrate they are licensed professionals with a history of providing excellent service. (more…)

4 Ideas to Increase the Value of a Home with Roofing

As the local experts at roofing in Fairfield CT, Vinylume Home Improvement helps clients make their homes more beautiful, efficient and maintenance-free. If you’re planning to upgrade your roof this year, we can help you every step of the way. From inspection to replacement, we have several ideas that will ultimately increase the value of your home. (more…)