Blog - Renaissance Exteriors

  • 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…

  • 5 Tips on Choosing a Roofer in Grand Rapids

    June 7, 2014

    The average homeowner buys a new roof just once in their lifetime. It’s uncharted territory for many and also one of the most important decisions you’ll make with your home. Below are 5 tips to consider when choosing a Grand Rapids roofer. Choosing the right Grand Rapids roofer usually means not choosing the lowest bid…

  • 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…

  • Home Remodeling Projects with the Greatest Return on Investment

    May 9, 2014

    While some smaller scale projects are suitable for ambitious DIYers, there’s something to be said for hiring a professional remodeler and getting the job done right. Both the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) issue a rally cry during the month of May, coined “National Home Remodeling Month”, to recognize the work…

  • 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…

  • Why Choose Renaissance Exteriors For Your Grand Rapids Roofing Needs

    April 14, 2014

    We understand that you have many choices in the Grand Rapids area when it comes to selecting a roofer. Here’s why choosing Renaissance Exteriors as your roofing company is the best choice: Experience We have been providing Grand Rapids and West Michigan with the highest quality roofing services for over 18 years. We understand that…

  • 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,…