Home improvement can be a complicated process. Finding a general contractor to work with is one of the most difficult parts of the project. Many homeowners feel like they can’t trust a general contractor for a number of reasons. At the top of the list is the fact that most general contractors will try to take advantage of you if … Read More
Make Gutter Cleaning Simple with Gutter Guards
Your home’s gutter system plays a very important role. With the help of a shallow trough secured beneath the roof’s edge, rainwater is channeled off of the roof and away from your basement and foundation. Without a well-functioning gutter system, you risk water damage, soil erosion, and a breakdown of your home’s structural integrity. Unfortunately, gutters can easily become clogged … Read More
Start Your Roof with a Clean Slate
Replacing your roof is not nearly as sexy of a home improvement project as remodeling a bathroom or renovating your kitchen. But just because it’s time to replace those worn out asphalt shingles doesn’t mean you are stuck with spending thousands of dollars on a project that won’t change the curb appeal of your home. Why not invest in a … Read More
French Drain Pipe – Why you should install one!
A French drain is designed to direct all of the rain that’s collected in your gutters under the ground so it can be funneled away from your home. It helps to drain all of the water away from your home so it doesn’t collect and cause damage. If you are searching for a way to keep the harmful effects of … Read More
Aluminum Siding Vs. Vinyl Siding
Last month, we here at Crown Remodeling put vinyl siding up against cement siding for a side-by-side comparison. This month, we’re taking a look at two popular exterior materials: vinyl siding and aluminum siding. Vinyl Siding There’s a reason why vinyl siding is so popular as an exterior housing material. Like we pointed out in our previous article, vinyl is a great … Read More
5 Top Maryland Realtors on Creating Curb Appeal
When selling your home, there are certain things that aren’t all that much work, but go a long way in making an impact to prospective buyers. One of those things is curb appeal. Think about it… When you pull up to a house, what’s the first thing you notice? The outside of it, right? The way it looks as you … Read More
A Side by Side: Vinyl and Cement Siding
When it comes to remodeling your home for energy efficiency and convenience, there is no improvement project quite like adding siding. Durable, efficient and low maintenance, adding siding to your home can increase your property value and help you avoid having to paint the exterior every few years. But when it comes to choosing the type of siding that is … Read More
Improve Your Home With Energy Efficient Windows!
Are you looking for a great way to improve your home? New or replacement windows offer a guaranteed way to increase the value of your home, save money, and enhance the comfort and look of your home. There’s never been a better time to consider new or replacement energy efficient windows. Find out why. What are Energy Efficient Windows? Energy efficient … Read More
The Earth May Not Be Flat But Your Roof Can Be!
Nothing caps off a mid-century modern home or historic brownstone quite like a flat roof. Likewise, flat roofs have long been the darling of commercial builders who prefer to house HVAC systems on the roofs of storefronts and strip malls around the Baltimore area. What is a flat roof? The answer may seem obvious, but defining a flat roof is … Read More
If a Roof was a Superhero, it Would Be Made of Steel!
Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a steel roof? Actually, if there was ever a superhero version of a roof, this would be it. Strong, virtually indestructible, and requiring very little maintenance, your steel roof can protect your home or commercial building for centuries without so much as a second thought. Steel Roof Styles … Read More