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ROOFING & REPAIRS
From damaged shingle repair to designing a full CertainTeed replacement roof system, we offer a full range of affordable roofing services to protect your home. Financing available.
SIDING & REPAIRS

New siding can increase the value of your home and decrease home maintenance costs. Learn more about Modern siding services today including financing offers.

FAQ

What Happens If I Don’t Clean My Gutters?

Most homeowners know that they need to keep their gutters clean, but not many know exactly what can happen when clogged gutters go unchecked for too long. Seasons in Michigan can wreak havoc on old, worn or sagging gutters. From the Winter ice dams to Fall foliage, most Michigan homeowners can’t catch a break. Cleaning out gutters might seem like a menial task, but failure to do so can cause major problems for a home.

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Modern Pro Tips

Home Improvement Projects That Pay You Back – Infographic

Nothing shows a homebuyer that you love your home more than a fresh coat of paint. “Your home has to look better on the day of the open house than it’s ever looked before,” says Steve Clark, a real estate professional in Los Angeles. “If the back door is covered in scratch marks from the dog, you have to fix that.”Simple upgrades such as clean switchplates, new faucets and updated light fixtures can completely change a buyer’s opinion of your home.

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Before and After

Yes You Can Paint Siding

If new siding isn’t in your budget, don’t let that stop you from updating your home’s curb appeal. Check out this before and after, we repainted the home’s siding using Sherwin Williams Duration exterior paint in Dovetail Gray. The effect is a stunning and updated exterior.

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Modern Pro Tips

Warm Weather Energy Saving Tips

Often homeowners think of insulation as a Fall/Winter project and a great way to save money on home heating costs. What a lot of homeowners don’t know is that wall & attic insulation can save you just as much money during the summer months when your AC is keeping your family comfortable.

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FAQ

How Much Does a New Roof Cost in Michigan?

A Home Improvement Specialist from Modern Xterior Improvement will look at the following factors when estimating the price of your roof. 1. Pitch – How steep is the roof?As the pitch increases, safety becomes a factor and the difficulty to apply the roof.  Roof pitch refers to the amount of rise a roof has compared to the horizontal measurement of the roof called the run.

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Modern Pro Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips for Inside and Outside Your Home

Ahhh, spring! That time of year that you can finally put everything Marie Kondo taught you to good use and clear out all those dust bunnies that don’t bring anyone joy. And while a thorough spring cleaning inside your home is in order, don’t forget that the outside of your home could use some love, too.

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Modern Pro Tips

Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal with the Right Siding

Whether you’re considering selling your home or you just want to update the exterior for a brand new look to your home, siding and shake are a great way to give your home the kind of facelift that turns heads. But what siding is best? Is there a difference from one style to the next? Can I have my wooden siding painted? What colors of vinyl siding are available? What are my options?

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