Don’t let your vinyl siding installation be botched! Vinyl siding is durable, energy-efficient, and maintenance-free. It comes in a wide range of colors and styles, and it has been the exterior finish of choice for homeowners for many years. Unfortunately, we see many instances where DIY and even professionally installed siding is improperly installed, leading […]
7 Important Home Check-ups to Complete Before Winter
Take Care of Home Check-ups and Small Repairs Now Sunday, November 6 is the end of Daylight Savings time in 2022. With the shortest days ahead of us (☹) you need to get serious now and take care of home checkups and small repairs before the cold winter starts trying to get inside your home. […]
Five Things to Check in a Fall Roof Inspection
This Fall, Look Up (at your roof!) Schools have reopened, the mornings are cool, the cicadas are singing at night – all sure signs of Fall. Along with relief from the scorching summer heat, Fall brings… well, things that fall. Like leaves and sticks, rain and storms, and maybe even a roof shingle or two […]
Praise From Our Customers
We hope you’re enjoying our monthly blogs and possibly learning a few things from them! And of course, we tell you that Ferris Home Improvements is the best company to do your home renovations and repairs (we are). So instead of us telling you that again, we thought we’d let others tell you in their […]
Six Reasons You May Want to Replace Your Home’s Windows
Six Reasons You May Want to Replace Your Home’s Windows You’re put up with those old, leaky windows long enough. This summer you gritted your teeth every time the electric bill came, knowing that you were air conditioning the outside as well as the inside of your home. And now you’re wondering about gas, oil […]
More than functional, your roof can be a crowning touch to your home
A roof can be more than important protection for your home: it can also be an element of beauty that adds curb appeal and home value. One way to maximize the value of your roof is to select a shingle that provides extra dimension and color. Known as architectural shingles, they are some of the […]
Can Your Roof Survive Wind Storms and Hurricanes?
They Huff and They Puff and They Blow Your Roof Down Surviving wind storms and hurricanes Delaware has endured several high-wind storms in recent months. Our readers in Hockessin and Sussex County know what we’re referring to. Less frequently, hurricanes and tropical storms have hit our area. Have you found shingles on your lawn that […]
Why Hire a Licensed, Insured Contractor
Hire a Contractor You Can Trust This is a true story, told to us by a friend who needed a repair on a gutter. She thought the repair was so minor that she didn’t really need a roofing company. So, she hired a local handyman who looked at it and said he’d do it right […]
Repair or Replace Your Roof?
Time To Repair or Replace Your Roof?? Some of the more costly investments in your home are flexible as to when they should be done. New kitchen or bath? Do it when the budget permits. New deck? Just get it done before the old one becomes dangerous. But the roof often makes the decision on […]
House Broken? – So Let’s Fix It!
Is Your House Broken? Let Us Fix it! So many things can go askew with a house, and many of those on the exterior can become very noticeable when Spring rains and winds come to town. You might see roof shingles flapping or even flying, trim coming loose, decking deteriorating… it makes your head hurt, […]