• 5 Home Remodeling Ideas That Will Increase Your Living Space AND Your Return on Investment!

    August 21, 2014

    Ideas for a home addition When adding additions on to your home, homeowners have varied needs, choosing the right addition to meet these needs is a difficult decision. Some circumstances could be a child returning home after college, you need more square footage for a growing family, an elderly parent requiring your care, or adding space to entertain more…

  • The Superiority of TruCedar Steel Siding

    July 31, 2014

    Nearly 150 years ago, steel sparked the industrial revolution. It was steel rails that helped develop the west for a nation. Steel was the backbone of our bridges, and the skeleton of our skyscrapers. In the 21st century, steel is still impacting our lives. Its in our kitchens, appliances, cars and is one of the…

  • Decks designed for West Michigan, and your style.

    June 17, 2014

    Putting a deck on your house is perhaps the easiest way to increase your living space. And with summers in Michigan being as close to perfect as it gets, spending more time outside is good for the whole family. However the other side to the story that Michigan summers tell, is Michigan winters. When you’re…

  • Matterhorn Metal Roofing

    June 9, 2014

    REDUCING WASTE BY REDUCING ASPHALT. For quite a while now the roofing industry has been dominated by asphalt. The trouble is that asphalt has all the disadvantages of a toxic and degradable material. That’s why a lot of homeowners have been turning to metal roofing when it’s time to choose a roof. For Quality Edge and…

  • Sell your House This Spring

    May 28, 2014

    Spring has sprung, and so have early indicators showing that the spring selling season is already underway. Home sales peak in the spring as families with school-aged kids aim to move between academic years. More than HALF of America’s moves take place over the summer, so if you’re planning to put your house on the market, now…

  • Minor issues in Installation cause major issues for your home

    April 16, 2014

    Flawless installation is vital. Even minor details missed can cause major problems for your home and your wallet! An interesting article by Glenn Mathewson in Journal of Light Construction tells the story of an inspection he performed in response to a call he got from a homeowner. She was concerned that her siding had been drooping…

  • Your Healthy Home

    April 14, 2014

    Ventilation and Your Healthy Home According to the CDC, a healthy home is “designed, built, and maintained to support health [of the inhabitants].” As a certified Healthy Home Builder, Renaissance Exteriors is one of a select group committed to designing  and remodeling for a healthy home environment.  Many of our products are manufactured using sustainable methods,…

  • Don’t let your wallet decide…

    April 14, 2014

    When facing a home improvement cost, you as the homeowner must decide between choosing which product to buy or which company to use, and usually your wallet ends up making that choice. It’s tempting to allow the most important factor in making this decision to be the price. In some cases, the salespersons ability to…

  • Exterior Remodeling Offers Largest Return on Investment

    March 10, 2014

    If you’re looking to do some home improvement this year, we know you have to consider your return on investment! According to the 2014 Remodeling Cost vs. Value report released this month, upgrading the outside of your home with a updated features or a whole new look is going to give you the biggest bang for your buck!…

  • The Importance of Roof Insulation

    January 8, 2014

    Grand Rapids, MI – Insulation is a pretty popular word in all types of construction because it is required by building codes and it can cost and / or save an owner big money, especially over time. On flat and low slope roofs it must be considered closely in new construction and in roof replacement situations. Your…