Blog Articles by A Custom To, LLC
For the majority of homeowners, snow and ice is a big area of concern. Here we outline what's at risk, and what you can do to prevent it.
There are very few changes you can make to the exterior of your home that add value and boost curb appeal as new siding.
There are different gutter guards for different applications and no gutter guard is free from maintenance.
When it comes to replacing roofs, some of the most challenging projects are those that involve historic homes.
A dirty roof can taint the entire look of your home and a new roof replacement can be expensive. Cleaning your roof is a good alternative to total replacement and can help to preserve the appearance of your home.
There are many things you should look for when buying your new home. Problems with your roof are among the largest concerns.
Roofs come in many shapes and sizes as well as materials. When considering roofing materials, do not just weigh the differences in style and aesthetic.
Whether you are looking to “go green” or just save on your monthly energy bill, there is a growing number of new roofing technology options.
When hanging exterior Christmas lights, please take this list of safety and precautionary measures into account to avoid roof damage.
As the weather begins to turn, it is time to start thinking about the steps to winterize your roof.
Hiring a contractor can be a daunting task, leaving you feeling uneasy. From liability issues to wasted money and poor workmanship, there are many things that can go wrong when trusting a contractor.
Installing Vinyl Siding is one of the most popular options and makes for a great alternative to painted wood. Learn more about House Siding Milwaukee.
You can never be too careful when it comes to roofing safety. Whether you are installing, repairing, or simply doing some seasonal cleaning, it is important to take the proper safety precautions.
Once moss takes ahold of your roof, it can cause structural damage. The moisture leads to mold and bacteria growth that slowly destroy your shingles, resulting in holes in the roof and leaks in your home.
In the wake of Covid 19, State and Federal governments have suspended many “non-essential” businesses. If you are looking to proceed with your project but want to keep yourself safe, A Custom To LLC is here to serve you.
Choosing a gutter system is important to the value and appearance of your home. A copper gutter system is a good way to set your home apart from others in the neighborhood.
The siding on your home can say a lot about its character. Here are some tips for defending against the elements and keeping your exterior in pristine condition.
The winter months can be brutal on your heating bill. If your house is not well insulated, heat can leak out and cause your furnace to work harder for longer periods of time. If you are ready to lower your heating bill this winter, follow these simple tips and tricks.
Don’t take the health of your chimney for granted. Ensure the structure is sound with this simple checklist. If you are having issues with the flashing on your roof line, call us today at (414) 376-5568 for a free estimate.
A properly vented and well-insulated attic can extend the life of your roof and lower your monthly heating and cooling bill. Good ventilation can reduce heat build-up in the summer and allow warm, moist air to escape during the winter.
Clean gutters are essential to keeping your home or building dry during heavy rain and snow. If you are interested in pricing gutter guards or a new gutter system, contact us today for a free estimate.
Ice dams are chunks of ice build-up that can form on the eaves or edges of roofs, preventing melting snow from draining off the roof. Ways to prevent ice dams include snow removal and attic heating regulation.
There's more to a roof, roof maintenance, and roofing repair than just shingles. Learn about the six different parts of your roof and make informed choices.
There are steps Wisconsin homeowners can take to prepare for hailstorms and prevent property damage. Use this DIY guide to minimize hail damage.
Which Wisconsin R Value is the best attic insulation for your home? The U.S. Department of Energy recommends at least an R49 Attic Insulation R Value rating if you live in southern Wisconsin.
We go above and beyond the manufacturer's requirements to ensure your shingles are nailed correctly and will stay put during natural weather events.
installing Ice and Water shield roof correctly to effectively protect your roof. Learn about the importance of Correctly Installing Ice and Water Shield.
A standard manufacturer's warranty is 10 years. Learn about all the advantages and benefits of getting an IKO extended warranty through certified roofing contractors. We are an IKO Prefered Contractor.
Proper Attic Ventilation in Southern Wisconsin differs from other regions of the US. Learn how A Custom To can ensure your attic is properly vented.
Proper attic insulation lowers your utility bills and prevents costly home repairs. Learn why attic insulation is important.
Be pro-active about your home maintenance with this list of 5 things to check each spring to recover from winter's weather and prepare for summer sunshine.
Hire a certified contractor for your building project to ensure quality service, current knowledge on industry standards, and all necessary local and state licenses.