Spring Rains Show Us Who’s Boss

Spring Showers (and Summer Rain) If April showers bring May Flowers, then a May full of monsoon-like spring rains that we had at the beginning of this month — brings clogged gutters.  It’s hard to focus on gutters and gutter guards, the unsung heroes of exteriors. But fail to give them some respect, and you […]

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Springtime Home Inspection in Delaware

Springtime Home Inspection Checklist Winter brings specific home maintenance challenges, but as the cold temperatures break, spring has its own maintenance checklist for those of us in the Delaware valley. Look at your home, inside and out. Now is the perfect time to inspect your home and take care of the following springtime home maintenance […]

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Should I Remove the Wood Siding on my Home or Cover it up with Vinyl Siding?

When to Remove Wood Siding or Cover it Up with Vinyl? Many homeowners hoping to reduce time spent maintaining wood siding often consider upgrading to quality easy care vinyl siding. Long gone are the days that vinyl siding was known as a cheap alternative to aluminum that easily cracked, buckled and faded. Vinyl siding’s reputation […]

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7 Tips on Handling Hail and Storm Damage Insurance Claims

How to Handle Insurance Claims for Hail and Storm Damage Insurance Summer is the time of year where random hit-and-miss storms bring high winds, hail, flooding downpours, lightning and thunder to our area. If you are a homeowner unlucky enough to experience one of these bad boys of summer, knowing how to deal with the […]

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How to Handle Storm Damage to Your Home’s Siding

The weather in Delaware and the tristate area runs the gamut, from thunderstorms, hail and tornadoes in the warmer months to blizzards and nor’easters in the winter. These extreme storms can wreak havoc on your homes exterior. Wind and hail often cause extensive damage to siding. Last week we discussed how to handle storm damage […]

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5 Reasons to Hire Ferris Home Improvements

There are many home improvement contractors in the Delaware area. It can make it confusing as to which one to hire to take on your home improvement project. At Ferris Home Improvements, we work hard to earn the trust of our clients and their reviews of our work is a testament to our professionalism. We […]

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Delaware Roofing Contractor’s 7 Tips on Preparing Your Roof for Winter

The brisk winds have hit the Delaware Valley as a reminder that we need to prepare for the winter months ahead. As we rake the leaves, winterize patios and outdoor areas, many homeowners fail to take notice of the condition of their roof.  Preparing your roof for winter is paramount to ensuring the comfort and safety […]

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Get Your Delaware Roof Summer Ready in 4 Easy Steps

Summers in Delaware are known to be hot, humid, and for the most part – violent. That is why as a homeowner, you need to be prepared to have your roof in top notch shape before summer days arrive for good. Trust us, the last thing you want to deal with this season is a hot and […]

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Got Storm Damage? Make Sure You Do These 4 Things

Dealing with storm damage can be an intimidating process for any homeowner. Knowing how to handle emergency repair estimates and to navigate the insurance claims process ahead of time can mean less stress and better results. If you got storm damage, take these 4 steps to ensure your home and family are protected from future weather abnormalities. Got […]

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Winter-proof Your Roof with Ferris Home Improvements

Now that fall is fast approaching, it’s time to stop making excuses. Winter is the most challenging season for your home, roof, especially. If you’re experiencing any problems with your current roofing, it’s better to take care of it now. You may think a small repair can wait, but really, September and October are the […]

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