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Key Pros & Cons of Metal Roofing

Every roofing system offers both advantages and disadvantages. Although in general metal roofing does supply considerably more pros than cons, prudent homeowners should evaluate every aspect of a new roof in light of their unique circumstances before making a purchasing decision. Researching this issue promotes greater long-term customer satisfaction. Today, many fashionable metal roofs contribute to the…

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6 Key Signs Your Home Needs New Siding

Replacing a home’s siding may not be on a homeowner’s to-do list or even on their radar, but it should be. Siding gets old and can develop cracks and breaks. If that happens it already may be too late to prevent major and costly repairs. So, how does a homeowner know when it’s time for…

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Zimmerman Exteriors Fall and Winter Home Maintenance Tip: Keep Your Gutters Clear From Debris!

Your home’s gutters are one of those features that go unnoticed until there’s a problem with them. When they’re efficiently and effectively directing water from your roof to your downspouts, all is well. When they get clogged with natural debris or other objects, you risk water damage to your house. Keeping your gutters free and…

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Reflections on my 1 Nation 1 Day Mission Trip to Honduras – by Howie Zeager

I recently returned from an unforgettable trip to Honduras with the 1 Nation 1 Day outreach initiative. It was an experience that gave me not only the privilege of helping others as a participant of the organized effort, but that also instilled in me a heightened motivation to do more to help in the future….

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Replacement Doors and Windows: The Right Fit When Fitted Properly!

Replacement windows and doors can do a lot of good for homeowners. They’re an investment that can make your home more energy-efficient, lower your heating and cooling costs, make your home more secure, and increase the resale value of your home. While there are many reasons to consider making replacement doors and windows a home…

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Reflective Insulation Provides an Environmentally-friendly Way to Save on Your Home Energy Costs

You may have noticed that Zimmerman Exteriors recently added installing Low-E® Reflective Insulation to our list of services. Homeowners are not only searching for ways to make their homes look their best, they’re also interested in ways to save money on their heating and cooling costs. Reflective Insulation does both while reducing your carbon footprint….

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Roof and Attic Ventilation: Do I Need Gable Vents & Power Fans?

For many homeowners, improperly ventilated roofs and attics are a common issue. As we previously shared in our post about ridge vents, sufficient ventilation matters for multiple reasons. To recap, proper ventilation can help extend the life of your roof and help keep your home more energy efficient – which will save you money. Unfortunately,…

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Is Ridge Vent Alone Sufficient for Proper Ventilation in Your Attic?

We hear this question quite often from Zimmerman Exteriors’ customers. Throughout the roofing industry, there is a widespread lack of agreement over adequate attic ventilation. Much of the debate stems from the tremendous variation in climate across North America. With different climates, come different needs to be met. Our roofing experts at Zimmerman Exteriors have…

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A New Website. A New Blog. A New Social Media Approach. Zimmerman Exteriors is Kicking It All Up a Notch!

Everyone at Zimmerman Exteriors is thrilled about the new online steps we’re taking to become more accessible to the communities that we serve in Lancaster and nearby counties. For nearly two decades, we’ve been helping home and business owners improve their properties with roofing, siding, energy-efficient doors and windows, masonry work, and home additions. Now…

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How to Tell When You Need a New Roof

Signs of Your Roof Needing Replaced The roof is one of the most essential structures of the home. Not only does it serve as the structural support of your home and provide it with protection from the elements, it also controls things like ventilation and the diffusion of water vapor. The value of your home…

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