How To Survive the 4 Types of Storm Damage

Thunderstorms account for half of all severe roof damage in the lower 48 states. According to the National Severe Storm Laboratory, severe thunderstorms in Louisville can generate heavy rain, hail, ice, and winds exceeding 100 mph. Wind damage can occur in big and small ways and bring havoc to your home and roofing system. When skies turn dark and storms roll through, make sure your roof is prepared and able to sustain storm damage.  Hailstorm Damage Hail is perhaps the most common cause of storm damage. Even one hail storm can cause long-lasting damage [...]

By |2022-03-08T16:57:24-05:00March 4th, 2022|Roofing|

A Buying Guide to Composite Windows That Anyone Can Understand

Windows can be a focal point of your home and can set you apart from other neighbors. In Fort Wayne, not only do you want a good-looking window, but you want one that will last and be durable, too. That’s where we come in. Perfect Steel Solutions offers window replacement and installation, and our composite windows are the perfect way to make a statement.  What Are Composite Windows? Composite windows are low maintenance, energy-efficient, attractive, and add value to a house. They’re also known as hybrid windows because they provide the look and benefits [...]

By |2022-05-19T12:05:19-04:00February 4th, 2022|Windows|

Window Frames Are More Important Than You Realize

Windows are essential components in your home. The frame around the window supports the entire window system. Without window frames, the panes of glass have nothing to hold them in place.  The frame material and composition vary greatly depending on the style of your window, your geographic area, window budget, and desired design. What Is a Window Frame?  Frames hold the glass in place and keep the windows themselves firmly inside the wall of a building. The window frame includes either an operational or stationary framework as well as the head, sill, and jamb.  [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:59:01-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

A Complete Guide to Vinyl Windows

Vinyl windows are one of the most popular types of windows on homes around the country and right here in Fort Wayne, IN. The vinyl formula was first introduced after World War II when there was a shortage of wood and aluminum. Vinyl worked well because it was both low-cost and energy-efficient.  Today’s vinyl is better, more durable, energy-efficient, and resistant to moisture, humidity, and decay. For these reasons, vinyl continues to be a major player in the construction industry. What Are Vinyl Windows and What Are They Made Of? Vinyl is manufactured from [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:57:28-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Windows

As human beings, we are hardwired to enjoy the sunlight. It’s actually in our DNA to crave the warmth and light from the sun. Windows make this possible whether we are at home or at work.  Because windows serve a massively important role in our lives, choosing a window for our home becomes a significant decision.  Not only are they a large investment and a focal point of the design, but they are key to bringing light, air, comfort, and warmth to our space.  Why Are Windows Used in a House?  Pull back the [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:55:33-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

6 Types of Window Glass: Which One is the Best?

From shining skyscrapers to residential neighborhoods, glass is a staple element in architecture and design.  Window glass has been used since ancient times because it fulfills both the practical requirements and desired look of consumers and homeowners. Glass is both durable and functional while providing a unique beauty to any structure.  There are 6 main types of window glass. Each fulfills a unique purpose and has its own pros and cons. 1. Float Glass  This is the precursor to all modern-day glass solutions and window glass replacement. It is a basic sheet of glass. [...]

By |2022-03-08T17:23:26-05:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

Pros & Cons of 18 Types of Windows to Consider For Your Home

The type of windows you have affects the cost, function, and appearance of your home. Each window type serves a different purpose and there are several window styles to choose from.  Knowing these types of windows can help you plan for both the design and the budget for either new construction or replacement windows. 1. Single Hung Windows Single-hung windows open vertically with the bottom panel moving up and down while the upper sash remains stationary.  This means that when you open the window, the upper sash is covered on the inside. They are [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:53:59-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

11 Roofing Materials That Make Beautiful Homes

Your roof carries a lot of responsibility. Its job is to protect your home and everything inside. Bad roofing materials can quickly damage the walls, siding, insulation, and wreak havoc on your foundation. The roofing materials you choose are a major source of insulation that keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Whether your home is a brand-new craftsman or a 100-year-old farmhouse, if you want to protect your home, you must start with choosing the right materials for your roof. What's Better for Residential vs Commercial Roofs? There are [...]

By |2022-05-23T10:51:23-04:00October 20th, 2021|Roofing|

How To Choose the Right Roofing Company for Your Next Project

If the outside of your home is well maintained and properly constructed, then the inside of your home will be protected.  Your home’s roofing system is only as good as the contractor you choose and the materials they use. It is important to choose the right roofing company when installing or repairing your roof. If you need any help in Fort Wayne, IN, Perfect Steel Solution is one of the best residential and commercial roofing contractors in the roofing industry. We offer residential roofing services, commercial roofing services, and all roofing needs that our [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:49:10-04:00October 20th, 2021|Roofing|

Residential Roofing: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know But Doesn’t

When building a residential home, the most valuable asset is the roofing. Your roof protects everything (and everyone) inside your home.  Poor installation, subgrade materials, or failure to maintain the roof can compromise the entire structure. Each roof on every home should be tailored to the shape, size, and climate where your home is located. How a Residential Roof Differs From a Commercial Roof  A residential roof simply refers to a roof on a home rather than a commercial building. Residential roofing is usually more simple and has more variety of materials than commercial [...]

By |2022-05-19T11:46:55-04:00October 20th, 2021|Roofing|
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