Articles - Philadelphia

The Best Roof Siding Options for your Home

  If you want to take the look of your home to the next level and increase its curb appeal, you need to consider new siding. New siding installation is a simple way to enhance the look of your home. Years of storms, age, and unavoidable wear-and-tear can impact the outside of your house but this can be remedied. A ...

Some Interesting Facts About the City of Philadelphia

The city of Philadelphia is one of the most historically rich cities in the United States. The city was founded in 1682 by William Penn, an English Quaker, but before Penn arrived the city was occupied by the Swedish in 1638, and by the Dutch, before that, in 1623. Philadelphia is one of the oldest municipalities in the United States ...

4 Reasons Your New Roof Could Fail

Undertaking a new roof installation or roof replacement is a serious business. A roof is one of the most important elements of your house and it is crucial that your roof is in a safe and working condition. Choosing a company for your new roof installation or replacement can be a daunting task. From picking the best material for your ...

3 Problems Philadelphia Homeowners Have with Their Roofs

While a roof is one of the biggest - and priciest - investments on your home, it is still subject to bugs and repairs throughout its lifespan. Yes, poorly maintained roofs can come with their own headaches, but if you have the help of a reliable roofing service provider, you should be in good hands.    Home Genius Exteriors has ...

4 Roof Maintenance Myths and the Truth Behind Them

Much of the roofing problems experienced by homeowners are a result of age-old myths about the do’s and don’ts of roofing. Perhaps they were once relevant, but with time, the materials and techniques have developed such that the rules really aren’t what they used to be.    Below we take a look at 4 roof maintenance myths and reveal the ...

DIY vs. Professional Roof Repair: Which Makes More Sense?

DIY always seems like a great idea, doesn’t it? You get to complete a project on your own plus you’ll save on expenses. It’s a great idea until you realise the expertise required for you to actually do the job well done, that is. Online tutorials and the like can sure make it seem easy but it’s a different story ...

Most Common Roof Types in Philadelphia

Here at Industrial Home Genius Exteriors we understand that the decision to replace your roof is not one to be taken lightly, and the variety of available options doesn’t ease the anxiety either. There are so many factors to consider, for example the structure of your home, the weather, or most importantly, your budget. In our experience there are three ...

Top Asphalt Shingle Types and Their Manufacturing Process

Asphalt shingles is an increasingly popular option for residential roofing. This is because it is affordable relative to more premium options, and offers value for money in terms of durability.  They’re defined by their individual overlapping elements placed in rows beginning at the bottom edge of the surface. This placement is vital to the shingle roofing process as it forms ...

Philadelphia's Local Window Replacement Company

Philadelphia trusts Home Genius for home window replacement. We are your local experts and will help you choose the right windows for your home.   Windows have an unappreciated role in the beauty of your home's exterior and interior. Windows aren't just a cosmetic addition. They are an important part of your home's building envelope -- protecting you and your ...

Roof Damage Insurance Claims

Roof Insurance Claims in Philadelphia With Philadelphia' harsh weather conditions, it’s inevitable that homeowners must often deal with the reality of the devastating damage storms can do. Wind, hail, debris, and trees can cause minor or severe damage if the conditions are right. If roof damage, in particular, goes unchecked, further water or structural damage can occur over time. Lucky ...

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