A&W named Elite Preferred installer by James Hardie

James Hardie, manufacturers of leading fiber cement siding, take quality of work and customer satisfaction very seriously. They rely on expert installers to ensure the product is installed correctly to their high standards of quality. That is why they established the Contractor’s Alliance Program. Each year James Hardie selects an elite group of the best, most highly rated contractors out of the Alliance Program for its Elite Preferred status. A&W Exteriors earned that rating based on the number of jobs successfully completed with exceptional customer Continue reading →

Beware of roofing scams

As if hail, high winds, and storms aren’t bad enough – bad weather also brings bad actors to town looking to make a quick dime off of of you and your insurance company. Usually these storm chasers travel across multiple states following hail maps published by the National Weather Service. They’ll call you repeatedly or just show up at your door offering to do a quick quote on the spot. DON’T AGREE TO ANYTHING on the spot with these companies! They often do the absolute Continue reading →

Looking back – top exterior design trends

From cozy farmhouse to bold contrasting colors, the emphasis in 2019 proved to favor modernism. According to this article on Houzz, the images that visitors saved the most featured cozy farmhouse design with modern, contemporary details. Many popular designs were comprised of light siding or paint colors mixed with high contrast, dark trim and natural wood grain accents. If your red brick home feels dated, consider painting it a light color, or white with board and batten siding, and contrasting grey accents for a modern Continue reading →

Home Improvement Projects with the Biggest ROI

Remodeling magazine releases a Cost vs. Value report every year. According to the 2017 report, projects that improve curb appeal will get you the biggest resale return, according to an article on Realtor.com “Curb appeal” projects (such as new doors and exterior siding) generate higher returns than improvements done on a home’s interior.” According to the Cost vs. Value report, you could recoup upwards of 75% of your investment in a roof or siding replacement in the Indianapolis area. The one home improvement project with the biggest ROI Continue reading →

Top 5 Tips to Winterize Your Home

The weather is turning colder and snow flurries are starting to swirl. If you haven’t done it yet, better start thinking about winterizing your home. Below are the top 5 to-do’s we recommend in order to maximize the energy efficiency of your home and protect your home from the harsh winter elements. Seal gaps in doors and windows. This may be a no brainer, but if you can feel a gust of wind coming in from around windows or doors, be sure to seal everything Continue reading →