Memorial Day (and Fourth of July) Decorating Tips

It’s time to break out the red, white, and blue again! Exterior decorations aren’t just for the winter holidays– with Memorial Day in May and Independence Day in July, there’s plenty of reasons to celebrate. Here are some decorating tips… Read More

4 Ways To Get Your Kids Outside This Spring

How much screen time is too much? Surprisingly little, actually. Today’s youngest generation is more interested in electronics than ever, but everyone needs to spend time outdoors– adults included. If you’re having a tough time convincing your kids to tear… Read More

How Architecture Can Trick Your Brain

It’s all about perspective. Ever wonder how a building looks deceptively large from the outside but turns out to be surprisingly cramped once you walk through the door? No, this isn’t a Harry Potter situation– architects and designers have several… Read More

Why You Should Consider a New Garage Door This Spring

Hello, warm weather and April showers! Spring has finally sprung, which means one of the busiest times of year has begun. While there’s bound to be a lot on your plate this spring season, we believe in the importance of… Read More

Which U.S. State You Should Call Home

Everyone dreams about getting away from the stress of daily life and going somewhere wonderful, but what if you could actually do it? Leave your job and house behind to live somewhere new? Taking factors like cost or proximity to… Read More

Trims to Pair With James Hardie Siding

At Schaefer Exteriors, we love James Hardie siding for its durability, strength, and versatility when it comes to styles. But updating your home’s exterior is about more than just the siding. What types of trim should you consider pairing with… Read More

Five Fun Ways to Spruce Up Your Garden

If you’ve got a green thumb or are just trying to put a little more color in the world, your garden is probably your pride and joy. Flower and vegetable beds can be the most appealing part of a home’s… Read More

Six Roofing Styles to Get You Inspired

Welcome to the inspiration station! Whether you’re planning for a remodel or just dreaming of a brand new home, here are five fun roofing styles to get you inspired. Peaked Roof Cute and classy, a peaked roof is a great… Read More

Exterior Home Safety Risks to Watch Out For

Your house protects you from the elements, but you have to protect the house from potential damage! Here are a few of the most common exterior home safety risks to watch out for. Trees If you have large trees near… Read More

Celebrate Spring With These Decoration Ideas

December and October aren’t the only times to break out those lights and home accessories! Celebrate the spring season with these outside decoration ideas. Let There Be Light! LED, or fairy, lights are beautiful year-round. Add a bit of shine… Read More