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Cleaning Your Seamless Steel Siding

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Travis Guyer Comments (1)

Seamless Steel Siding is one of the most durable siding products on the market. It’s durable, it’s beautiful, and it’s virtually maintenance-free. But it does require a good cleaning once in awhile, because as far as we know, a self-cleaning siding product has yet to hit the market. Whether your steel siding is 1 year old or 20 years old, chances are that it is going to need a good cleaning as a part of your outdoor clea ..

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Gutter Cleaning or Gutter Guards?

Sunday, May 17, 2015 Travis Guyer Comments (0)

Keeping your gutters clean is an integral part of keeping your gutter system working properly, as well as, protecting your home from costly damage. At Boyum Window & Siding we are constantly cleaning and protecting gutters from clogs. We want to help prevent problems with clogged gutters caused by water entering your home or from your gutters falling off and damaging your property. Their solutions to these problems are cleaning and g ..

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The Importance of a Properly Ventilated Roof

Sunday, March 08, 2015 Travis Guyer Comments (1)

A properly ventilated attic space is so very important to not only the shingles above the attic, but also the living space below it. In essence, all ventilation is about exchanging and circulating air to keep it fresh and to reduce moisture levels. About 90 percent (yes, you read that number correctly) of homes in the US are improperly ventilated and as a result have unreasonably high levels of moisture. Here are some important facts to  ..

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What Can you Expect During Siding Replacement?

Monday, February 23, 2015 Travis Guyer Comments (0)

Having Siding installed on the exterior of your home is an exciting and very rewarding project, especially if you know what to expect. You can avoid surprises by understanding the siding installation process and some of the challenges that may arise once your project has begun. This post will help to educate you in order to better prepare for your upcoming home improvements. BEFORE YOU BEGIN Your Boyum Representative will begin wit ..

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Window Fixings Part 2: What is an IGU?

Saturday, January 24, 2015 Travis Guyer Comments (0)

IGU, also referred to as Insulated Glass Unit, is the most important part of a window. It is responsible for providing the large surface area of glass exposed to the exterior and interior simultaneously with an insulating barrier. The IGU is filled with inert gases pumped inside double and triple-paned window assemblies (the complete Insulated Glass Unit or IGU) to improve their thermal efficiency. These viscous, slow-moving gases (typic ..

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Window Fixings: Part 1, What in the World is Low E Glass?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Travis Guyer Comments (0)

When purchasing windows, it can be very difficult to try and discern all of the technical jargon associated. Argon and Krypton insulators, Block & Tackle balance systems, and Low E coatings are just a few of the terms that are way more simple to understand than their name suggests. In the first of this multi-part series I'd like to lay down a quick explanation of one of the few terms that may help home-owners who are looking to purchase n ..

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Don't Risk Your Safety This Autumn

Thursday, September 11, 2014 Travis Guyer Comments (0)

Nobody enjoys having to climb a ladder and clean out their gutters. Not only is it dangerous, but it’s an incredibly gross and messy job. Your gutters become full of wet leaves and sludgy muck. This muck is caused by saturated shingle grit that has built up in your gutters with every rain. The good news is that there is a solution to having to do this dreaded chore: Rhino Gutter Guard. The Rhino is a low profile micro mesh that  ..

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