Blog Posts in 2014

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Home Fixes: Venting is Imperative

Along with checking your roof repair, siding and window replacement needs for those of you that live here in Northwest Chicagoland area, it's important to also inspect the venting of your home. ...
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8 Quick and Easy Home Tips You'll Want To See

There are many helpful fixes for your home that can save you money and increase your home's value. At Apex Exteriors, we are here to help give expert guidance and service in areas like vinyl ...
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Make your Front Door Feel Inviting

Are you stumped on ways to spruce up your door for the holidays? Feeling like it may be too late to decorate? The simple truth is, it's never too late to get into the holiday spirit. Don't ...
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How to Safely Install Christmas Lights to Your Home's Exterior

Christmas lights adorning the homes of a neighborhood street are one of the greatest highlights of the holiday season. Though the effort may be daunting, the result of a brightly lit home is ...
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When You Need Vinyl Siding Repair

Vinyl siding has been used on homes since the middle of the 20th century. People love it because it provides low maintenance and resistance to termites and rot. Plus it's affordable. It is, ...
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3 Big Reasons to Have a Rain Barrel at Home

If you are cautious about saving money and keeping things good for our environment, then you may want to consider having a rain barrel for water consumption. A rain barrel is a container specifically ...
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Prepare your Home and Family With a Disaster Supply Kit

With all the steps to take in preparing your home for winter and maintaining your roofing and siding, don't forget your family emergency kit in case of a severe storm or disaster. Below are some ...
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Common Winter Roof Problems To Watch Out For

Over time, unattended roof damages can worsen and become more severe. Something as small as a few missing shingles can become a dangerous roofing problem. It's important that you inspect your ...
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What To Do Before a Blizzard Hits Your Home

Even if you don't usually get extreme snow storms, it's important to be prepared for one. The moment you find out a heavy and dangerous blizzard is headed your way, make the necessary ...
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Does Your Attic Have Enough Insulation For Winter?

According to a 2003 Harvard School of Public Health study, If your home was built between 1998 and 1988 you may be in one of the 46 million under insulated homes in our country. Is Your Attic ...
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How to Throw a Backyard Party in the Fall

With freshening winds blowing softly against your face and warm-colored trees adorning the ground with their foliage, autumn is the season of enchantment. The look, smell and feel of such an ...
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How To Decorate Your Roof For Halloween

Halloween is an exciting time of the year to not only dress up your kids but dress up your house. With a little imagination you can easily turn your dainty, little home into a haunted mansion. There ...
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5 Great Apps To Make Your Home Remodeling Easier

If you are a home owner and you're looking to renovate your house, there are some great apps to help simplify the process and help you get things done faster and more efficiently. In 2013, ...
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Top 10 Home Maintenance Steps For Winter Prep

October is the perfect time to tackle your maintenance projects in the home that will keep you and your family safe and comfortable during the winter. Here are eight maintenance projects to consider: ...
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DIY Ideas for a Personalized Deck

Your outdoor deck can be used for a variety of activities such as gardening, outdoor entertainment and much more. You can dress it up all year around and there are numerous ways to embellish and ...
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3 Steps To Inspect Your Roof's Asphalt Shingles For Fall

Autumn is the perfect time to check your asphalt shingles for maintenance. It's better to find any roofing issues now before they become large costly problems requiring significant repair over the ...
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Home Exterior Projects: Which Ones Can You Do Yourself?

There are many factors that go into renovating the outside of your home. You have to calculate the costs of the labor with materials and the amount of time it will take to get the project finished. ...
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How to Be Ready for a Twister

As you're contemplating a new roof repair here in Arlington Heights or anywhere in the Chicagoland area, you might want to consider tornado-proofing it while you're at it. Even though ...
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Prevent Bats From Making Their Home In Your Attic

Along with checking your Chicagoland home for any needed roof repair this fall, you may also want to check that your home is set up to prevent bats from nesting inside your chimney or attic. Below is ...
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5 Ideas To Make Your Yard More Private

Your yard is your space. It's always nice to have a secluded feel when you want to enjoy your space without everyone else peering on. When your back yard overlooks your neighbor's hot tub or ...
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Best Options for Exterior Siding

Opting to have siding installed on your home is a stunning way to give your home definition and color. There are many choices available to assist you in creating the look and style you want. The ...
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Door Replacement May Increase Your Home's Appeal

Do you need a new exterior door installation service in the Chicagoland area? Have you been experiencing problems with an exterior door or patio door? Maybe it's warped, binding or lose? If so, ...
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5 Steps to Gut Your Gutters

They can either be our best friends or our worst enemies. Gutters are used primarily to catch any moisture from your roof and transport it to the ground safely without causing any damage to the ...
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4 Reasons Why You Might Choose Cedar Roofing

There are many benefits of installing a cedar roof and the biggest one perhaps is the exceptional beauty it brings to your home. There are other advantages of using cedar shakes and shingles and here ...
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How to Liven Up Your Worn Down Deck

You can easily give those old run down boards a new life in just 6 steps. Beyond the vinyl wood windows and siding replacement your Arlington Heights or Hoffman Estates home may need, perhaps your ...
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