COVID-19 Status

Dear Neighbors and Friends,  Home Exterior Systems is open and working while doing our best to keep everyone safe. We continue to do our best to work around scattered product availability and some scheduling challenges. Not much has changed about our safety regimen and our commitment to keeping our team members and customers safe as…

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HES’s COVID-19 Status Update, 12-15-2020

Dear Neighbors and Friends, it is now mid-December, 2020, and Home Exterior Systems remains diligent in our response to the surge in COVID-19 cases in our Greater Houston area.  We know it’s been frustrating for so many this year. Just know that we continue to do our best to work around scattered product availability and some scheduling…

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Why Avoid Storm Chaser Contractors?

Hit & Run Roofing - Storm Chasing Scam Specialists!

Beware of Storm Chasing Roofers who show up at your door right after big storms and offering work cheap. It’s almost always a bad idea to use them. Hire local contractors is always best.

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Shoddy Roofing Tactics Exposed

An example of premature roof hip failure due to poor installation

How Did We Get Here? We’ve decided to share some of the “tricks of the trade” and expose some of the most common shoddy roofing tactics used by far too many so-called roofing companies. Home inspectors see this stuff all the time. Most legit “white hat” roofing contractors see this stuff all the time too.…

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Windows 201 – Residential Windows Part 2

Simonton Double hung windows

Windows 201 In our last window article, Windows 101, we covered a lot of the basics of windows. You can find it here. Homeowners looking for a more thorough explanation of the differences between single, double, and triple-pane glass, as well as the benefits of each should find this article useful. Single Pane Windows Single…

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HES COVID-19 Status Update: The Challenge Continues

Dear Neighbors and Friends,   Right now, it is July 8, 2020, and it is difficult to find anybody unaffected by the surge in COVID cases in our Greater Houston service area; Home Exterior Systems is no exception.    Following CDC, State, County Safety Recommendations Many of our team members have high-risk family members and…

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Seasonal Exterior Inspection Checklist by HES

HES Home Exterior Inspection Checklist

Updated: June 30, 2020 To untrained bystanders, the outside of the home may hold little interest on a day to day basis. It’s easy to glance at your home and assume all is well unless something glaring catches your gaze. However, time passes relentlessly while building materials naturally age and deteriorate in our brutal Houston…

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Windows 101 – Residential Window Primer

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Windows-101 residential window primer by HES in Houston to help homeowners with some of the jargon and terminology they might hear while shopping for residential replacement windows. Windows-101 Residential Window Primer It’s probably not surprising coming from a window company, but we love windows! Who wouldn’t love that light comes in through windows, but no…

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