The Importance of Proper Gutter Maintenance

Gutters play a vital role in protecting your home from water damage, but they can only do their job effectively if they’re properly maintained. Neglecting your gutters can lead to costly repairs and long-term structural damage. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of regular gutter maintenance and provide you with practical tips to keep…

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The Power of Personalization

In the world of home remodeling, one size certainly does not fit all. At Engstrom’s Siding & Window, we understand the power of personalization when transforming houses into dream homes. Our commitment to delivering custom solutions tailored to each client’s unique style and preferences sets us apart in the industry. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at…

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Fall Leaves and Gutters: Why and How To Prevent Clogged Gutters

Fall is here, and for most Minnesota and Wisconsin homeowners, this means one thing — clogged gutters due to fall leaves.  As fall approaches full force, you need to keep your gutters clear of any debris and leaves. Failure to do so will lead to extensive home damage and even infestations.  Fortunately, at Engstrom’s Siding…

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Embracing Home Exterior Trends: Windows, Siding, Gutters, and Doors

If you’ve been thinking about updating your home but aren’t sure where you want to start, let the experts at Engstrom’s Siding and Window help you upgrade your home with these home exterior trends. Large Windows One of the prominent trends in home improvement projects is the resurgence of larger windows. These expansive, light-infused openings…

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Are Your Gutters Ready for the Spring Thaw?  

The harsh winter can wreak havoc on your home if it is not properly protected with adequate gutters. They may not be top of mind when it comes to exterior home improvement projects, but good gutters make a big difference. When the heavy snow from Wisconsin and Minnesota winters starts to melt and temperatures begin…

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Gutter Preparation in 3 Ways for Fall

Fall Gutters

Gutter Preparation in 3 Ways for Fall Fall is an important time for gutters. Not only will they be leading rainwater away from a house, but they’ll also collect falling leaves and branches, and even act as a shelter for hibernating critters. This can weaken or break them, leaving your home unguarded from future weather…

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A Brief History of Rain Gutters

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A Brief History of Rain Gutters Your home’s rain gutters are designed to channel water away from the eaves and siding, protecting these areas from stains and water damage. This useful function is a surprisingly recent development in the history of architecture, but it’s based on a number of earlier inventions for channeling water, some…

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How to Get Your Gutters & Roof Ready for Spring

How to Get Your Gutters & Roof Ready for Spring Roofing materials protect indoor areas from moisture and temperature fluctuations. Gutters and downspouts collect rainwater and divert it away from homes to prevent leaks and flooding. Since the spring often brings storms, it’s important to get these exterior features ready for inclement conditions. Here’s how…

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3 Common Issues With Gutters During the Winter

3 Common Issues With Gutters During the Winter Homeowners tend to forget about the gutters on their roof once fall is over and they’ve removed any built-up leaves or debris. Although there is very little foliage during winter to cause clogs, you still need to be aware of other concerns that could pose a problem.…

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3 Ways to Keep Critters Out of Your Gutters

3 Ways to Keep Critters Out of Your Gutters Your roof and gutters are essential to keeping your home dry and safe when it rains or snows. Unfortunately, gutters are attractive places for certain critters to nest or live. Here’s a look at the most common creatures that may try to make your gutters their…

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