The BallparkMe Blog

An ABSOLUTE must when considering LP®

For homeowners, the most common response we receive when we ask why they are considering siding replacement is “We’re sick of painting”. Until now, this pain point for many customers has resulted in a leg up for many siding contractors…..


Which type of window frame material is best?

If it’s time to replace windows and doors in your home, choosing the correct style colors, and options seems like the most obvious place to start.  However, taking into consideration which type of material will maintain the character of your…..


Which type of siding is right for your home? 

Few home improvements can enhance the performance, curb appeal, and value of your house like updated siding.  When considering siding options, one should make sure to consider climate, style of home, and of course, budget.  Here’s a….


It’s time to replace your entry door. What is your best option?

When the time comes to replace an existing entry door, homeowners have 3 types of entry door materials to choose from.  Fiberglass, Steel, and Authentic Wood. For many homeowners seeking the best value in a new entry door system, they typically choose between either fiberglass…..

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My spouse must be at the appointment. Does this signal high-pressure?

Homeowners have learned firsthand when trying to schedule an estimate with a local remodeler that it is not always easy to take advantage of a “free estimate”. Many have complained that when calling for an appointment, the company wouldn’t schedule an appointment to meet with just…..


Communicating with your contractor. Make sure you have this covered.

Communication can make or break any remodeling project and ultimately the relationship between you and your contractor. The following should be discussed and clear communication methods in place prior to starting your next remodeling project…..  Specific meeting Times If your….

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USA Mortgage and BallparkMe announce partnership

Homes loans might have been more difficult to qualify for 5 or 6 years ago, but now that the housing market has more or less stabilized, homeowners looking to line up financing for their dream home or renovation have some help on the financial front….


Matching you with local pros – What you should know

Online home-services review sites such as HomeAdvisorAngie’s List, and Thumbtack can provide hundreds—or even thousands—of user ratings for finding a good contractor, plumber, and any type of remodeling professional. Do they….


Up front home improvement pricing – Who’da thunk it

Unfortunately, in the home improvement industry shopping for various estimates is full of mistrust.  Given the tremendous number of variances in project estimates, even if shoppers choose a contractor, accept their bid, and sign an agreement….