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Three Ways to Make Your Home's Exterior More Energy Efficient in 2022

Although the holidays are a magical time in the Twin Cities, the winter weather report can be more than a little frightful this time of year. And even more frightful is the sight of the energy bills that come when we keep the thermostat cranked up to high heat for days on end. If you’re paying more than you should be on your home heating costs this winter, there are a few things you can do to reduce your bills. You can always try turning down the thermostat and piling on the sweaters, but there is a better way.

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Three Shingle Colors to Stand Out in Your Neighborhood

Choosing the color of your roof shingles is one of the most important design choices you’ll face when remodeling your home’s exterior. Your roof makes up a quarter or more of your home’s visible exterior components, and roof design can dramatically impact the overall design aesthetic of your home. But for far too many homeowners, choosing the right roof color comes down to little more than a slapdash decision or even a guessing game.

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How to Improve Home Value With Siding Replacement

If you’re looking for opportunities to increase your home’s value, it’s important to place curb appeal at the front and center of your home improvement project. And one of the best ways to boost your home’s curb appeal is by giving it a complete siding makeover.

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Four Benefits of Investing in Insulation for Your Home

Are you spending too much on your home’s monthly energy costs? With energy costs constantly on the rise, more homeowners are looking for ways to cut their energy usage. By upgrading your insulation, you can spend less on your bills without resorting to extreme energy-saving measures. And that’s just the beginning of the many benefits you’ll enjoy with high-performance insulation.

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Does Your Entry Door Need an Update?

Is there anything more welcoming than a well-appointed front door? Whether it’s adorned with holiday lights or a springtime wreath, your front door is the sight you most want to see after a long day at work or a vacation away from home.

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How to Prepare a Storm Damage Insurance Claim for Your Roof

Here in Minnesota, we can get some pretty extreme weather, and a strong summer storm can strike with very little warning. After you’ve made sure your family and home are safe, it’s time to assess the damage and file an insurance claim. But navigating the insurance process can be a challenge, especially if you’ve never had to file a homeowners insurance claim in the past.

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Is it Time to Replace Your Old Siding?

Use this list to determine if your old siding is up for replacement and then call the Twin Cities siding replacement contractors at Anderson Exteriors.

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Easy Ideas for a More Efficient Home

The idea that going green is important is nothing new. But it’s easy to forget that eco-friendly choices are about much more than just saving the planet. There are many practical reasons to adopt efficient practices in your home as well, from enjoying a more comfortable home to saving on your energy costs.

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Solution for a Drafty Home

Spring is in full swing and summer weather is just around the corner. Pretty soon we’ll all be enjoying more than our fair share of bluebird mornings and summertime sunsets. But if you spent this past winter huddled up under sweaters thanks to a drafty home, now is the right time to take steps to stop drafts in their tracks before next winter.

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Easy Window Repair and Replacement Guide

You may not put much thought into your windows from one day to the next, but they’re one of your home’s most important architectural elements. But when your windows are in good shape, your home is safer, more comfortable, and even more affordable.

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