May 28, 2024

Why Summer is the Perfect Season to Replace Your Roof

Replacing your roof is a significant home improvement project that requires careful planning and timing. While you can undertake this task at any time of the […]
May 28, 2024
best siding for coastal homes

Choosing the Best Siding for Coastal Homes: Durability and Style

Living near the coast offers breathtaking views and a unique lifestyle, but it also brings challenges, especially when it comes to maintaining the exterior of your […]
April 23, 2024
asphalt roof

Top 5 Roofing Materials for Longevity and Durability

Choosing the suitable roofing material for your home involves balancing various factors such as cost, aesthetic appeal, durability, and how well the material suits the local […]
April 23, 2024

Comprehensive Guide to Maintaining James Hardie Siding

James Hardie siding, renowned for its durability and aesthetic appeal, is a top choice for homeowners seeking a long-lasting solution for their home’s exterior. Proper maintenance […]
April 11, 2024
Damaged Siding

Siding Maintenance Tips: How to Keep Your Home Looking New

Siding protects your home from the elements and plays a crucial role in defining its aesthetic appeal. Proper maintenance is critical to ensuring your siding remains […]
March 19, 2024
Modern house with fiber cement siding and white trim details under a clear blue sky.

Vinyl vs. Fiber Cement Siding: Which is the Best Choice for Your Home?

When deciding on the best siding material for your home, the debate between vinyl siding and fiber cement (often referred to as Hardie board) is prevalent. […]
February 5, 2024

Why You Should Not Replace Siding By Yourself?

Even if you are free at home, please don’t think of replacing the siding yourself. It might seem easy, but it is not. You are not […]
February 5, 2024

Roof Maintenance Tips Every Homeowner Should Know About

Maintenance is essential whether it is cleaning your bathroom or making sure that your roof is in tact. Homeowners must habitually clean their roofs to avoid […]
November 30, 2023
Asphalt Shingle Roof

How Long Your Roof Will Last

You don’t need to be a homeowner to understand the importance of a roof; it is simply one of the most important parts of any home. […]
November 28, 2023

The Top Siding Brands in the United States

Both homeowners and contractors would agree that the success of any home improvement project can depend on a number of different variables and factors. However, perhaps […]
October 30, 2023
vinyl siding

Siding Materials: Pros and Cons

Siding is an essential part of any home that serves a number of unique benefits, ranging from protection and security to increased energy efficiency and curb […]
October 30, 2023
James Hardie Home

The Benefits of Siding Replacement

Though it is often overlooked, siding is one of the most crucial parts of your home’s exterior for a number of reasons. For starters, your siding […]
September 26, 2023

Window Manufacturers for Homeowners to Know About

As homes have evolved and improved over the course of time, the materials that they are built with seem to have followed suit. Now, homeowners and […]
August 24, 2023
Windows with view to Backyard

Common Signs of Window Damage & What to Do

Necessary for both your interior and exterior, windows are one of the most important elements of your home. Not only do windows have an effect on […]
August 23, 2023
asphalt roof

Tips for Conducting a Pre-Fall Roof Inspection

The transition between summer and fall is one that brings about many changes, most notably in weather and other conditions. As such, if you’re a homeowner, […]
July 24, 2023
James Hardie

Why is James Hardie Siding Popular?

One of the most well-known names in the siding industry, James Hardie is a proven leader in the manufacturing of high-quality siding products. We at Oceanside […]
July 24, 2023

The Practical Benefits of Siding

While the main purpose of siding is to protect your home’s underlying structure, that is far from the only benefit that it provides. As a matter […]
June 28, 2023
James Hardie Siding Shingles

Signs of Window Damage You Shouldn’t Ignore

We would argue that windows are not only essential for a home but when they are installed properly and with strong materials, they can provide homeowners […]
June 28, 2023

Why Quality Windows Are a Must in Summer

Whether you love it – or even hate it – one thing that can’t be argued is the fact that temperatures can reach extreme heights during […]
May 19, 2023
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Why James Hardie Siding?

One of the most trusted names in siding, James Hardie is the manufacturer of choice for many contractors across the nation, including us here at Oceanside […]
April 25, 2023
James Hardie

Common Signs of Siding Damage

Siding is an important part of your home’s exterior. It is not only the outermost layer of your home but is also its first line of […]
March 15, 2023

How to Prepare for a Nor’Easter

A nor’easter is a coastal storm that usually takes place during the winter months in the Northeastern United States. These storms are characterized by conditions such […]
February 13, 2023
Ice Dams

Tips for Staying Warm at Home This Winter

Especially if you live here in Maine, or perhaps an even colder climate, you need no introduction to how immense the winter season can be. In […]
January 15, 2023
asphalt roof

How Long Will My Roof Last?

While there’s no question that roofs can last homeowners a long time, like many other parts of your home’s exterior, they don’t exactly last forever, and […]
December 22, 2022

Your Roof’s Ventilation and Energy-Efficiency

Virtually no home is complete without a roof, as it serves one, crucial purpose, and that is keeping your interior protected from the elements. However, as […]
November 23, 2022
Ice Dams on Old House

How Siding Can Help You in the Colder Months

Siding is arguably one of the most overlooked parts of your exterior. When it’s mentioned in discussions about exterior remodeling, it is usually praised for its […]
October 13, 2022
Roof Leaking

6 Potential Signs Your Roof May Need to Be Replaced

Here at Oceanside Exteriors, we understand that getting a new roof or repairing an existing one is a big financial and time commitment. However, even with […]
September 22, 2022
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Fall Roofing Maintenance Tips

Today is the official first day of fall! Say goodbye to summer for a long time…. With Fall here, everyone is home from vacation and getting […]
April 22, 2022
Vinyl Siding Townhouses

Top Reasons Vinyl Siding May Be the Perfect Siding For You

Vinyl siding is a popular material that has been around for decades. This is a weatherproof material to protect your home from external threats such as […]
March 15, 2022

Easy Tips to Maintain Your Roof

Your roof is a big investment which means that taking care of it will allow it to last longer! Rather than having your roof break down […]
January 3, 2022
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New Years Exterior Home Resolution Checklist

Happy 2022 everyone! As we enter the new year, the team at Oceanside Exteriors wants to provide all of our customers or website viewers with some […]
December 3, 2021
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Roof Maintenance For This Winter

The leaves are falling, and the temperature is dropping–winter is right around the corner. We love snuggling by the fire with a nice cup of hot […]
October 29, 2021
curb appeal

How to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

First impressions go a long way toward cementing how people feel about you – and your home. Much like wearing a great outfit to a job […]
October 29, 2021
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A Guide to Helping Your Roof Last Longer

Investing in a new roof for your home is expensive, but it is something most homeowners have to do at some point or another. Whether problems […]
October 29, 2021

Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

For some, choosing a healthy and environmentally friendly home can be whimsical. For others, it is a necessity. Whatever the motivations that might prompt you to […]
August 26, 2021
Window replacement

Signs You Need New Windows

Windows are an essential part of your home that must be assessed regularly for wear and damages. Understandably, homeowners want to get the most use out […]
August 24, 2021
Rubber Roofing

Advantages of Rubber Roofing

There are many benefits of installing rubber roofing on your home. Not only will it protect your home, but it can also prevent leaks and much more. Having […]
August 24, 2021
Siding options

How to Pick the Best Siding for Your Home

When deciding on new siding for you home is an important and difficult decision. This may be the most important decision a homeowner will face during […]
July 25, 2021
Roof with leaves in the gutter

Fall Roof Maintenance

Summer is coming to an end, and before you know it fall will be in full swing. The changing leaves and comfortable temperatures are a nice […]
July 25, 2021
Roof inspector

Benefits of Roof Inspections

Your roof is probably an area of the home that you don’t think of too often. After all, out of sight, out of mind, right? That’s […]
July 24, 2021
asphalt roof

Benefits of Asphalt Shingles

When it comes to the roof of your home, there’s no shortage of options to choose from. There’s a wide array of roofing materials to choose […]
July 20, 2021
Metal roof

Advantages of Metal Roofing

When choosing the right roofing material, there is a lot to consider. There are many different roofing materials to choose from such as asphalt, metal, rubber, […]
July 19, 2021
Roof ventilation

Importance of Proper Roof Ventilation

Roof ventilation is a commonly overlooked aspect of the home that serves some very important purposes. Improper roof ventilation can lead to a shorter lifespan for […]
July 19, 2021
Roof Leaking

How to Fix a Leaky Roof

Asphalt roofing is the most common material used for roofing in both residential and commercial buildings. The popularity of asphalt shingles can be credited to the […]
June 22, 2021
Hole in home's exterior siding

Signs Your Home Needs New Siding

Over the years your home’s siding may need some maintenance or, replacing. Having your siding in good repair is essential for the health of your home! […]
June 20, 2021
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Questions To Ask Your Roofing Contractor

If you’re thinking about beginning your roofing project on your home, now is the perfect time! When you dive into replacing or repairing your roof, a […]
June 15, 2021
Asphalt roof shingles

Summer Roof Maintenance

The hot summer months are among us, this time of year the sun’s heat is on your roof and the summer weather which brings heavy rain, […]
May 17, 2021
Vinyl Siding

Why Should I Use Vinyl Siding For My Home?

When it comes time to replace your home’s siding, choosing the right option for your home is often the most difficult part! With so many siding […]
May 3, 2021
Spring Roof Maintenance

Spring Roof Maintenance

After the snow thaws in Maine, many homeowners are left dealing with the damage that the winter has caused to their roof, and preparing for the […]
April 6, 2021
Cleaning Roof Algae

Protecting Your Roof From Algae & Mold

One of the most common roofing issues that Maine homeowners regularly face is the build-up of mold, algae, moss, or other natural growth on their shingle […]
April 6, 2021
Replacement Windows

Benefits of Installing Replacement Windows

Your windows are one of the most important aspects of your home’s exterior, and it is important that the units are kept in good repair! They […]
March 23, 2021
Clogged Gutters

Why You Need To Clean Your Gutters

If you are a homeowner, cleaning your gutters regularly needs to be up there on your home maintenance list. Gutters help to channel water flow away […]
March 5, 2021
Insulation Installation

How To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

When it comes to home improvement, one of the areas every homeowner aims to maximize is their home’s energy efficiency. Keeping your property as efficient as […]
February 16, 2021
Icy Window

How to Find & Seal a Window Draft

When it comes to maintaining your home, one of the last things many homeowners consider are their windows. However, your windows are easily one of the […]
February 9, 2021
Old Roof

Do I Need To Replace My Roof?

Identifying whether your roof needs to be replaced may seems like a difficult task, but the truth is the signs that you need to keep an […]
January 21, 2021
Snow on Vinyl Siding

Winter Siding Issues to Keep an Eye On

No one wants to deal with siding issues, especially during the winter. Unfortunately, in many ways, winter is when problems can be the worst with your […]
December 21, 2020
Snowy Roof

Winter Roof Maintenance

When it comes to winter home maintenance, there are a number of things that come to mind. Of course, the first areas that come to mind […]
December 1, 2020
Ice Dams

How To Prevent Ice Dams This Winter

As most Maine homeowners know, ice dams can be extremely damaging, causing significant amounts of damage to your roof. However, preventing them from occurring is much […]
November 6, 2020
Metal Roofing

Asphalt Shingles vs Metal Roofing

When it comes to roofing materials, some offer more durability and curb appeal than the others. For the homeowners who are having a tough time deciding […]
October 8, 2020
Roofing Inspection

Why You Need To Inspect Your Roof This Fall

With fall in full swing in Maine, it is important for homeowners around the state to take stock of their home’s exterior, and ensure that everything […]
September 10, 2020
Asphalt Shingle Roof

Roofing FAQ

Your home’s roof is one of the most complicated pieces of engineering on your home. It offers your home essential protection against the elements, as well […]
August 13, 2020
Metal Roof Rainstorm

Longest Lasting Roofing Materials

Your home’s roof is arguable the single most important piece of your home’s exterior shell. It provides a number of benefits for your home, including functioning […]
July 14, 2020
Broken Gutter System

Signs You Need To Replace Your Gutters

Your gutters are one of the single most important pieces of your home’s roofing system. They offer a number of benefits for your home, including their […]
July 1, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Our team at Oceanside Exteriors wanted to provide you with a brief update about our operations at this time. As the world navigates this difficult situation, […]
May 12, 2020
Rainy Roof

How Weather Effects Your Home’s Roof

Your home’s roof is arguably the most important piece of your home’s protective shell, providing your home with protection from the elements, curb appeal & resale […]
February 28, 2020
Dirty Gutters that need to be cleaned

Spring Home Maintenance

With spring just around the corner in Maine, it is important for homeowners to take a look at their home’s exterior and assess it for damage […]
January 29, 2020
Chimney Flashing

What is Chimney Flashing & Why Do I Need It?

While many homeowners are well aware of how important their roof is to the health of their home, your roof is made up of far more […]
December 29, 2019
Flat Rubber Roofing

Benefits of Rubber Roofing

There are many benefits of installing rubber roofing on your home. Not only will it protect your home, but it can also prevent leaks and much […]
November 28, 2019
Ice Dams & Icicles in Gutters

How to Remove Ice Gutters from Your Home

With the arrival of winter, rain, snow, ice, and below-freezing temperatures are right around the corner. If they haven’t already hit your home, it’s just a […]
October 28, 2019
Fall Leaves In Gutter System

Fall Gutter Maintenance

You may never think twice about the gutters on your home or the important job that they perform daily. However, maintenance and repairs on your gutters […]
October 1, 2019
Windows with view to Backyard

Wood vs. Vinyl Windows

Truth be told, while vinyl windows have dramatically increased in popularity over the last couple decades, wood windows continue to maintain their strong points. This article […]
August 30, 2019
PVC Trim on Wooden Window & Siding

Benefits of PVC Trim

For a long time, wood has been used as the most common material for building. It’s durable, it’s plentiful, and people know it well. A lot […]
July 26, 2019
Twin Skylights

Benefits Skylights Can Provide For Your Home

Skylights are one of the most dynamic additions you can make to your home. Many see them as a major feature in their living spaces, and […]
June 3, 2019
Old Vinyl Siding

Signs You Need To Replace Your Home’s Siding

Your siding is one of the most important pieces of your home’s exterior. It offers a number of benefits for your home’s exterior, including protecting your […]
May 7, 2019
Different styles of windows

A Guide To The Most Popular Window Styles

Your home’s windows serve a number of important functions for your home, including providing your home with natural light and ventilation, while still helping to protect […]
April 19, 2019
Tree Falling On Home

Four Ways That Trees Can Damage Your Roof

Trees can help to beautify your yard and provide shade. However, their presence can also be a source of hazard for your roof. Broken tree branches […]
March 18, 2019
Colorful Asphalt Shingles

Advantages of Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingles have been the most popular roofing material in North America for decades.  They are installed on homes coast-to-coast, and homeowners across the country have […]
February 11, 2019
Cedar Wood Shingles

Benefits of Cedar Wood Siding

Vinyl siding has long reigned supreme as the most popular siding material in the Northeast. It is easy to install, highly customizable, and durable. However, there […]
January 28, 2019
Metal Roofing townhouses

Benefits of Metal Roofing

When your homes roof fails, there are a variety of roofing material options you could use to replace it.  As the homeowner, you need to ask […]
January 2, 2019
James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding Shingle

Advantages of Fiber Cement Siding

When it comes time to replace the siding on your home, there can be a lot of options to choose from. Should you choose the classic, […]
December 3, 2018
Old Windows with chipping paint

Four Signs That You Should Replace Your Windows

While windows can nearly two decades if taken care of properly, but eventually, your windows will begin to fail. If you are unsure of whether you […]
October 17, 2018
Old Asphalt Shingle Roof

Common Mistakes Inexperienced Roofers Makes

With so many contractors around ready to take on your roofing job. It is essential to seek out for quality and experience for a successful roofing […]
September 28, 2018
Man shoveling snow off of driveway

Winter-Proofing Your Home

As summer draws to a close, it’s time for you to start breaking out the lights jackets for fall, knowing that colder weather is just on […]
August 27, 2018
Baseball in leaf-filled gutter

Exterior Home Maintenance Tips During The Fall

It’s currently 85 degrees up here in Portland and while walking outside it can be tough to even imagine fall, but it’s right around the corner. […]
July 17, 2018
Gray Vinyl Siding

Advantages of Vinyl Siding

When it comes to home exterior projects, vinyl siding is the most popular siding material for homeowners as it is best known for its low maintenance […]
June 27, 2018
Warped Asphalt Shingles

Benefits of Replacing Your Old Roof With A New One

After identifying that your roof is old and it’s time to be replaced, we want homeowners to understand the benefits they are getting with a replacement. Homeowners can […]
May 25, 2018
Old Damaged Asphalt Roof

Signs To Tell That You Need A New Roof

Not sure if it’s time for a new roof? If you aren’t ready to call a roofer, check for some of these tell tale signs to […]
April 23, 2018
Multi-Colored Asphalt Shingles

How to Choose the Right Roof Color

The roof is one of the most important parts of your home that not only shelters you but adds much more to the appearance of your […]
March 27, 2018
Asphalt Shingle Roof

Simple Ways to Maintain Your Roof

A home is an important investment for an individual and it can be expensive if an accident were to happen. To save yourself the trouble of […]