How to Prepare for a Cabin Remodel

A cabin is more than a vacation home. It’s the place where your family spends time and makes memories together. But as years pass, many cabin owners … [Read more...]

Why to Hire a Local Contractor for Roof Replacements

Summer is upon us, bringing hot and humid weather – and thunderstorms, wind and hail. In the past few years, we’ve had several damaging storms in the … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Maintenance-Free Decking

As we all become busier, the daily to-do list can feel increasingly burdensome. From meal kits to house cleaners, we’re finding new ways to offload … [Read more...]

How to Turn Your Backyard into a Retreat

From grilling and eating to simply relaxing in the sun, spring is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy your backyard, deck or porch. This is … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on a Kitchen Remodel

Homeowners spend more money on kitchen remodels than on any other home improvement project, and with good reason: kitchens are the hub of home life … [Read more...]

How to Inspect Your Roof for Winter Damage

Another long Minnesota winter is almost over, and the promise of spring is upon us. As the weather changes, it’s important to inspect your roof for … [Read more...]

7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Contractor

When planning a home remodel or construction project, one of the most important decisions you must make is which contractor to hire. The contractor … [Read more...]

Can Windows be Replaced in Winter?

Here in Minnesota, it may seem like some home repairs and upgrades – such as roofing, siding, and window replacement – are out of the question until … [Read more...]

Basement vs. Egress Windows: What’s the Difference?

A basement can be an easy place to add additional living space – and value – to your home. But it’s important to understand and follow the relevant … [Read more...]

Do Energy Cost Savings Offset New Window Costs?

At The Chuba Company, one of the most common reasons we hear for replacing windows is the anticipated energy cost savings on heating and cooling. And … [Read more...]