Why You Want a Project Manager On-site for Your Next Home Exterior Project Your home is one of the largest financial (and emotional) investments of your life. While home maintenance is rarely perceived as fun, when your home needs work done like a roof replacement, new windows, siding, or maybe adding a new deck, Northern Lights Exteriors can make the process smooth. Before you sign on the dotted line for your next exterior home improvement project, look for a company that offers an on-site project manager for every project. General Contractors vs. Project Managers What’s the difference between general contractors [...]
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Living in Colorado is fantastic. We truly get four distinct seasons, and each one of them is beautiful. But the weather does offer some bad days, too. Winter storms can bring a lot of snow and ice, and during the warmer months, we see more than our fair share of hail. That kind of weather can really put your home to the test. Therefore, when it's time to replace your siding, you should choose carefully. Of course, you want siding that will look great, but you also need it to protect your home. At Northern Lights Exteriors, we think you [...]
You love your home, and you should! It's a big investment, and you've put a lot of work into it. But every so often, it needs some work like a new roof, windows, or siding. Those are the types of jobs you don't want to do yourself. And that means you need to hire a contractor, even though there are a lot of horror stories that make you worry. Shady contractors scam people. Bad contractors do work quickly with cheap materials. Other contractors can just be difficult to work with. How can you find a contractor you can trust with [...]
Your home needs work. Not just a little work, either. You need a new roof, windows, siding, and even gutters. Essentially, the whole exterior of your home needs a makeover. You haven’t decided if you’re going to do it piece-by-piece or all-in-one fell swoop yet, but you do know one thing – you’re not looking forward to finding contractors for each project. Save yourself the headache and find one contractor that can handle all of your exterior remodel or restoration projects. Have you ever heard that too many cooks spoil the stew? You will run into the same situation when [...]
How Much Does a New Roof Cost? The average range for a roof replacement in Colorado is between $11,000 and $25,000. But, before you go all-in on a new roofing project, you’ll want to understand all the variables that decide the cost of that project. Your roof is your first line of defense against the weather…we all know that. You also know Colorado can get some crazy weather – high winds, temperature fluctuations, hail. We also get that a roofing project doesn’t feel sexy and most likely you’ve put this project off until you have no other choice. Northern Lights Exteriors [...]
Should I Replace My Siding or Windows First? If you’re considering replacing your siding and windows, congratulations—these are both exciting renovations that will improve your home’s self-esteem. As you plan out these exterior remodel projects, you may be wondering whether there are reasons to undertake one upgrade before the other. Simply put, it makes the most sense to replace your windows and siding at the same time. If you must undertake one project at a time, it’s generally advisable to replace your windows before your siding. Why Replacing Both Your Windows and Your Siding at the Same Time Is Ideal The [...]
How Much Does Siding Cost? If you are ready to become the envy of the neighborhood by replacing your siding, you’ve come to the right place. New siding will give your home better self-esteem, increase property value, decrease maintenance, and can help an older home have more updated appeal. Before you move forward with a full replacement siding project, you understandably want to get a clear sense of what a siding replacement project would cost. As with most things in life, the answer is: “it depends.” Factors that will influence the cost include: Siding Material House siding comes in many different [...]
Northern Lights Exteriors Receives 2021 Best of Longmont Award Longmont Award Program Honors the Achievement LONGMONT May 19, 2021 -- Northern Lights Exteriors has been selected for the 2021 Best of Longmont Award in the Exterior Remodeling Contractor category by the Longmont Award Program. Each year, the Longmont Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Longmont area a great place to live, work [...]
How to Spot Hail Damage on Your Roof In certain parts of the country, such as Colorado, the threat of hail is just a fact of life. During hail season, Mother Nature can send hailstones crashing into our homes, causing significant damage. When this occurs, it’s imperative to quickly assess your roof and take any steps needed to have the damage addressed. Otherwise, your home will be left vulnerable to even worse problems when the next storm rolls through. How Hail Can Damage Your Roof The amount of damage that hail does to your roof will depend on a variety of [...]
The Worst Things That Can Happen To A Fort Lupton Roofing System If you don’t know anything about roof maintenance, chances are you could be doing something that harms it without even knowing. There are so many things people believe about roofing and maintenance that aren’t true. That is why you should reach out to Fort Lupton roofers for any kind of installing or remodeling projects. There are some things that could be leading the further deterioration of the roof without even knowing and we are going to highlight some of them. High-Pressure Roof Cleaning High-pressure cleaning is used on stubborn stains and [...]