7 Fall Preventative Home Maintenance List

Fall is a good time to take care of your outdoor home maintenance needs before the weather turns and the days grow shorter. Performing a few simple chores before winter arrives can protect your home from storm damage and even save you money on your utility bills. Any veteran homeowner will tell you that fall […]

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How to Choose the Right Gutter Replacements for Your Home

When looking for gutter replacements for your home, consider the quality, curb appeal and durability when installing gutters, as well as price. The purpose of gutters: channel rainwater away from the foundation. When replacing gutters consider these factors: Rain gutters come in sectional or seamless options. Sectional gutters are pre-cut aluminum or vinyl segments and […]

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7 Helpful Tips for Roof Replacement

7 Helpful Tips for Roof Replacement: A new roof replacement may be one of the most expensive home improvement projects you’ll do. 1) Hire a qualified roofing contractor: Skimping on the quality of your roofing contractor could cost you more money down the road. 2) Keep it Local: Just as any industry, the roofing industry […]

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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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The Main Winter Roofing Hazard NOT to Ignore

Winter weather can be hazardous to humans on many levels. Perhaps the most costly and ignored hazard is the effect winter can have on your roof. A long harsh winter can cause far greater problems for a roofing system when homeowners fail to take some of the following specific steps to mitigate roof damage. Many […]

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Five Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Coming Freezing Temperatures

Those of us at Ferris Home Improvements in Delaware realize that the Indian summer is just getting started and that winter is way off your radar. However, early fall is the perfect time to prepare your home’s exterior for the encroaching winter weather. The sunny days of autumn make the impending snow and cold weather […]

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The Importance of Maintaining Your Home’s Gutter

Making an effort to maintain and clean out your downspouts and gutters can prolong the life of your roof, siding and foundation. It will help to avoid costly repairs. Do I REALLY Have to Repair My Gutters? Yes! The purpose of gutters and downspouts is to divert rain water away from your roof and foundation. Keeping […]

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