Q&A

Affordable Home Services Q&A

Do you guarantee your work? If so, how long is the guarantee?

We proudly offer a guarantee on our work. In our experience, most general contractors give a garantee for a few years maximum while most contractors do not guarantee their work, period. Here at Affordable Home Services we provide Lifetime Labor Guarantee!!!

How to know you need a new roof?

There are a few easy ways to tell if you need a new roof. If you’re not sure, contact the experts. We can take a look at your home to determine your needs.

Here are somethings to watchout for – if they’re happening, you may need a new roof:

1. Roof age – the expected lifetime of a roof will vary based on the materials and the enviornment you are in but generally experts estimate 20-25 years.  

2. Shingles curling and buckaling

3. Dips or valleys in your roof

4. Missing shingles

5. Chimney flashing failure – is your roof leaking around your chimney? If so, this may be a sign that your flashing has failed and needs to be replaced.

6. Shingle granules in the gutters

7. Daylight through the roof boards.

Do you need a new roof call us today at Affordable Home Services Jim 973-782-6615 OR 973-473-4830

How to tell you need new windows?

There are some situations that indicate the need for new windows. Here are 7 warning signs that your windows are due for replacing:

1. Rotting – if you see rotting in or around the frame of your window, it may be time to replace them

2. Leaks – if your window is leaking, not only could you experience issues with mold but you may also experience condenstation. This is a big warning flag that your windows need to be replaced

3. Lack of functionality – if your window isn’t working properly and you cannot open it or you are unable to close them properly, it may be time to replace them

4. Drafts – if the outside elements are getting into your home, your current window are likely failing you.

5. Single pane glass – window technology has drastically improved over the years. If your windows are single pane, it’s time to consider an upgrade. 

6. Noise – if outside noise has become an issue, you may be able to rectify the issue with new windows.

7. Time for a makeover – if you’re ready for a fresh look to your home, a great way to do that and to increase energy efficiency is by replacing old windows.

Do you need new windowns? Call Affordable Home Services today: Jim 973-782-6615 OR 973-473-4830

 

What is Vinyl Siding?

It’s a second skin for your house: long strips of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) fashioned to look like traditional wood siding.

What Are The Advantages of Vinyl Siding?

Diversity in Beauty

  • There is a diverse selection of vinyl siding profiles, colors, textures, architectural trim and other accessories.
  • You can now get vinyl siding that can effectively mimic the look of many types of cladding and architectural accents, including wood, stone, and slate.

Affordability

  • Vinyl siding has the lowest total installed cost of any exterior cladding as also the lowest life cycle cost over the life of a home.
  • Recent surveys conducted have found that replacing a home’s siding with vinyl siding ranked among some of the best home improvement projects for recouping cost at the time of resale.

Maintainability

  • Vinyl siding does not need to be painted and only requires periodic (annual) cleaning with mild soap and water.

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Our Locations:

Affordable Home Services
140 Arlington Ave
Clifton, NJ 07011
1-973-810-5273

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