If you are embarking on a home renovation or remodel, then there is a good chance you are thinking about new windows. With nicer weather finally upon us, now is a great time to get started. There are countless options when it comes to picking out the size, shape, and style of your new windows. However, you should consider costs and benefits carefully before making your final decision.

You should also consider getting appropriate flashing materials installed along with it. Flashing is a thin, yet durable, piece of material, that is meant to provide additional protection from rain, snow, and water damage. At Oosting Construction, we are here to help you learn more about all the benefits of flashing below. 

Importance Of Flashing

masonry chimneyWhen it comes to keeping water and moisture out of your home, proper flashing installation is a must. Flashing provides an extra line of defense against water, even correctly installed siding are at a risk for moisture exposure. A major reason why homeowners need to avoid moisture in their walls is mold accumulation. Mold can easily trigger health issues, and it is especially harmful to those with asthma or weak immune systems. If water is in your wall, then it is a matter of time before mold starts to accumulate. Removal of mold can be quite time-consuming and costly.

Other issues of improper flashing can result in unsightly stains, rotting wood, and pests. All of these issues can put a strain on you and your budget. Why take any chances? Be sure your windows are properly installed from the beginning by having flashing installed. Once it is set up, you can rest easy even on the stormiest of nights knowing your windows are protected.

Trust Us For All Of Your General Contracting Needs

Whether you are redoing your kitchen, renovating your bathroom, finishing a basement, putting on an addition, or anything else, the crew at Oosting Construction is equipped to handle it all. Rather than spending your free time reaching out to various companies, simply trust this job to us to take care of it all. Have a question or concern? Let us know, and we will resolve it. Achieving your dream living space has never been easier.

A major reason homeowners experience problems like leaky windows, water damage, and other issues are because the company they hire tend to take shortcuts. You do not have to worry about our team cutting any corners. We strive for customer satisfaction above all, which is why we put our heart and soul into every job. Ready to work with the best? Give us a call or contact us online today!