How to Clean Your Siding without a Pressure Washer We have taught you how to clean your siding with a pressure washer. But, what if you don't have one, want to rent one or just don't need to clean that big of an area that it is worth breaking out the power tools. (Even though they can be a lot more fun!) Let's take a look at how you can clean your siding with simple items you probably have layin...

Tips for Window Washing Any Kind of Window in Your Home June 26, 2017 (EliteExteriors.net) - Window Washing:  Let's be honest, no one is chomping at the bit to get out and wash the windows. It can be a tedious project. But, if you follow these simple tips your window washing woes will soon be behind you. And, you can enjoy the feeling of a job well done as well as the great view out of your fresh...

Which Type of Siding Is Best for You Installing new siding is often a project for the summer months. When you embark on this project, you might be surprised that your choices extend beyond one or two items and a color. You have many different siding options to choose from. Knowing which to pick comes down to figuring out what is the best fit for your needs. Vinyl Siding No doubt you've heard of...

Tips for How to Perform a Proper DIY Inspection on Your Roof Inspecting your roof is a very important responsibility for a homeowner. Especially, here in St. Louis where weather patterns can turn on a dime and massive amounts of rain could be around the corner at any moment. Routinely inspecting your roof will provide you with peace of mind when it comes to protecting your most valuable asset. H...

Tips for Staining Your Fence Staining your fence keeps your wood in good shape and your property looking great. Staining your fence may seem like a tedious and dreadful job. But, with a few tips and a little bit of guidance, you can have your fence looking good is new while still keeping your sanity. Summertime brings with it baseball, barbecues and a chance to knockout those projects you've t...

Tips for Dealing with Basement Water Damage Basement: One thing is for certain, St. Louis Summers bring heat and rain. All of the rain we've had lately could be just the beginning of a wet and hot Midwestern summer. Excessive rain can be a big problem for your home's exterior, especially your basement. Some sources say that 98% of all basements will encounter some sort of water or flood damage ov...

Summertime tips to spruce up your home's exterior. Summers in St. Louis bring with them more than just sweltering heat and Cardinals baseball, so tips to spruce up your home's exterior is a good place to start. The summertime gives you a chance to get out and about, knocking off some of those projects on your home exterior that you've been avoiding. Time to Break out the Power Washer One of...

Give Your Home Exterior a Summertime Checkup St. Louis has had some crazy weather lately. But, one thing is for sure. Soon, the summer heat will be here to stay. Doing some small bits of maintenance to your home exterior can keep your summer fun and worry free. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your home exterior is in good shape for the summer. Make Sure Your Roof Is in Shape T...

Choosing the Right Asphalt Shingles Shingles:  In St. Louis our weather can change from one moment to the next. Our wacky weather makes it hard to decide what to wear for the day. But, it can also be rough on your roof. With our recent bout of bad weather you might need to replace some shingles. Shingles are typically made from a handful of different types of materials. Asphalt is typically the m...

Simple Steps to Minimize the Effects of Hail Damage on Your Home. Hail:  We've said it before, and will say it again, in St. Louis weird and wicked weather is simply a fact of life. Elite Exteriors is proud to be a part of the St. Louis community. We are proud that our friends and neighbors have entrusted us with caring for their homes and families. Here are some more tips you can use to keep you...