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6
Sep

Increase Your Home’s Resale Value with James Hardie ColorPlus Siding

James Hardie colorplus siding is the only product we recommend for siding your home in the Pacific NW. From its patented material blend and composition, to its variety of colors and styles, you are sure to find a new or restored look for your home that your will love. Fiber cement siding is nothing new, but James Hardie is the

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23
Aug

Now Is The Time To Do Your Roof!

With summer coming to an end, folks are going to be in a bit of a frenzy to get their roof ready for winter. Fortunately storm season hasnt been too bad…yet. But be prepared, another round of price increases due to increased demand could be right around the corner. Either way, we have a lot of options, check out this

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20
Jul

Why Summer is a Great Time to do Your Windows

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11
Apr

Help! I Cant Stop Moss and Algae From Growing on My Roof!

This is a common problem in the NW- our cool, wet climate, combined with an abundance of shade-creating trees is the perfect environment for moss and algae to flourish. This can drive homeowners crazy as it not only looks gross, it also leads to quicker deterioration of the roof. There are many gimmicks out there that promise to prevent moss

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28
Dec

Roofing Alternatives

A lot of homeowners are looking for a roof that will standout more than just a basic shingle, without spending an arm and a leg on a slate or tile roof…or doing a shake roof that wont last long. Our focus at Polar Bear is on lifetime solutions, and of course value. A quality roof that will last and give

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29
Nov

Green Home Improvement Projects

A lot of times folks ask us what we offer in terms of “green” or environmentally-friendly options to help solve their window, roofing, siding and decking needs. This is definitely something that is important to our company and we understand how more and more customers are looking for something more responsible for the ecosystem when they undertake a home improvement

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8
Sep

Getting Your Roofing Replaced Now- Hurricanes are Causing Imminent Price Increases

We know winter is coming, and if this extreme weather this summer is any indicator of what we have ahead in the coming months, its important to make sure your roof is sound.  Rain, wind and cold can do a lot of damage to our homes, and a good solid roof is where it all starts. With all of the

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10
Jul

Not All “Composite” Decks Are the Same!

For those of us in the Pacific Northwest, we know how rough the elements are on the exteriors of our homes. Decking is one of those things that can really take a toll from the 8-9 months of constant rain we seem to get. We all know wood is a poor choice if you want something that will look good

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12
Jun

The Warm Weather is Here…Get Started on Your Exterior Remodeling Work with Polar Bear!

 

6
Jun

Can Windows Keep Me Cooler in the Summer?

Yes. Energy-efficient windows are designed to insulate and prevent and prevent heat transfer between the inside and outside. The glass in our windows are treated with zinc and silver oxides during the cooling process. This application is known a low-emissivity coating (Low-E) and it reflects longer wave radiant energy (heat). So while in the wintertime it bounces the heat back inside

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