New Town Exteriors Blog:

How to Work with Your Insurance Agent When You Get Hit By Storm Damage

May 27, 2014

Weather is a big part of every Minnesotan’s life. It can affect health and safety, limit activities and cause damage to vehicles homes and personal property. If your home is damaged by a storm you’ll need to file a claim with your insurance company. Navigating the insurance claims process can be a bit like picking your way across a minefield if you have no previous experience. Here are some helpful tips for you […]

5 Benefits of James Hardie Siding

May 27, 2014

James Hardie is, without a doubt, the most popular siding manufacturer in America. This is not an easily won accolade. Years of product development, testing and performance have earned it that distinction. So why is it the number one fiber cement siding in the nation? It offers unparalleled benefits that other siding products simply cannot deliver. Here are 5 benefits of James Hardie siding to help you see why you […]

History of Marvin Windows

May 19, 2014

The history of Marvin Windows begins right here in Minnesota. Through the years, Marvin Windows and Doors has developed a reputation for innovation, quality and efficiency, making them an industry leader for more than a century. By using only the best materials combined with fine craftsmanship, they have been able to offer unparalleled design flexibility and a level of service that has no comparison. This reputation began to take shape […]

Do Leaf Guards Work?

May 5, 2014

Gutters are those necessary channels attached to the edges of your roof for funneling water away from your home and its foundation. Maintaining those gutters can be laborious, time-consuming and even dangerous. Given the number of trees in Minnesota, it is also necessary to have gutters on your home. Gutters do a great job keeping your home safe from damage, however they can be a huge chore to clean throughout the year. You […]

What To Do When Hail Strikes

February 24, 2014

Minnesota hailstorms can come up suddenly, without warning and cause a great deal of damage. While windows, automobiles and siding can be damaged, it is usually the roof of your home that takes the brunt of the assault and you may not even be aware there is damage. So what should you when hail strikes? During the Storm If you have the chance, move your vehicle under cover and stay […]

How to Maintain Your Windows for a Long Life

February 24, 2014

One of the things you can do to keep your home in good condition is to perform regular window maintenance. This does several things. It keeps your property looking good. It helps keep the value of your home high. Proper maintenance can also contribute to significant energy savings – perhaps by as much as 30%. It can also help your windows last longer. Fortunately, window maintenance doesn’t take much time, […]

Which Siding Material Is Right for Your Minnesota Home

February 24, 2014

Choosing the right material for your home’s siding is a simple decision if you familiarize yourself with the benefits of each of the three most commonly used types: wood, Fiber cement and vinyl. Wood Siding Wood siding has been used for centuries because it is aesthetically pleasing and readily available. One advantage wood siding has over other materials it that if a problem arises with one board or section, it […]