Mold Inspection: 6 Places Where Mold Can Grow

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Roofs have many hidden places where leaks can form, causing mold and headaches down the road. (DepositPhotos) Even a small roof leak can lead to water damage and rapid mold growth in your attic — both of which are costly issues. Maintaining your roof and conducting a regular mold inspection is vital to catching damage […]

Composite Roof Shingles: What You Should Know

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Photo: ©pharry – Composite roof shingles can last up to 20 years (or more) than asphalt shingles. Asphalt shingles have been a popular roofing choice since the early 1900s. However, since then, several roofing innovations, including composite roof shingles, have been introduced.  Like asphalt, composite shingles are cost-effective and simple to install. But they […]

5 Durable, Affordable Roof Options for a Detached Garage

Whether you use your detached garage for parking your car or you use it for storage, the entire structure needs to be able to protect what’s inside. This means the exterior needs to be in good condition. If your garage’s roof is starting to age, it may be time to consider a new one. While […]

Choose Vinyl for Safer and More Efficient Installs

Vinyl siding installation is relatively quick and easy. Firstly, the material is lightweight, so it’s easier to install. Secondly, the installation does not require any special tools. Lastly, it’s really easy to maintain it, making it one of the most user-friendly options for a home exteriors. Construction season is upon us and although slightly different […]

Go gray for your home exterior

Going gray? Gray siding that is! Castlemore continues to trend through 2020 as a top home exterior shade!  Reminiscent of our beloved sweatshirt and as sophisticated as a well-tailored suit, this color is comfortable and yet evokes a quiet chic. Dress your home in a color that is on-trend without being pretentious. Castlemore is available […]

Metal Roofing Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

Preconceived notions are dangerous for homeowners choosing a new roof.For some, there is a common misconception they must forego safety over style. Why not have both? Today’s Homeowner debunks some of the most common myths about metal roofing. Plus, we nail down some interesting facts you may not have heard along the way. Metal Myth […]

The Best Way to Clean Gutters

The Best Way to Clean Gutters in Indianapolis

Joe Truini has cleaned his home’s exterior for decades — now, he thinks he’s stumbled on the best way to clean gutters. When most people clean their gutters, they put the ladder close to the house. Then, they pick up and toss out debris — but that may not be the best way to clean gutters. […]

Why choose KP vinyl siding for your next build

For decades, KP has consistently been one of the best vinyl siding companies out there. Here are some of the reasons we at Chapman Neil love working with KP.  The top 5 reasons that make KP vinyl siding the obvious choice: Matches any architectural style: Given its endless range of textures and colors, vinyl siding can […]

Add Curb Appeal with Vertical Siding

If you are looking for a way to add curb appeal to your home, vertical siding or Board & Batten will do just that. Benefits to using Vertical Siding This siding profile can be used all over the house or as an accent mixed with other materials such as stone, brick or wood. It is […]

How to Tell If You’re Dealing With a Leak or Condensation

How to determine if moisture is from a leak or condensation. How to tell the difference between a leak and a potential condensation issue. When there is moisture where it shouldn’t be in a home, mold, and mildew will quickly follow. Wade, a homeowner we spoke to says he’s confused as to why moisture […]