Racine Roofing and Remodeling provides Window Capping, Window Lintels Replacement &Window Sills Replacement in Racine, Kenosha, Sturtevant, Caledonia, Milwaukee, and Franksville, as well as all over Wisconsin.
Also known as cladding or wrapping, window capping is typically aluminum or vinyl sheeting cut and formed with a brake (a machine for bending sheet metal to a desired shape) to fit over the exterior wood trim of a building, and it is applied in order to eliminate the need to repaint wood window trim, but is also used to make aging trim look better, reduce paint maintenance, weatherproofing, and can provide a marginal increase in energy efficiency by decreasing the potential for drafts with an extra barrier between the exterior and interior. Criticisms of window capping is that it covers up a problem rather than fixing it, so let us help you decide if it is the proper choice for you.
Window Lintels Replacement
If you want to cut a hole in a wall, a lintel is the horizontal component that needs to be installed to support the weight bearing essence of the rest of the structure. Window lintels are commonly fashioned out of stone or wood, and they are a critical element to protect the structural integrity of your building. Also, lintels can aid in heat retention and other aspects of energy efficiency by providing additional seals against the elements, and for this advantage, the lintels may be made of even more durable and specialized materials, such as steel or concrete masonry units. As lintels are broad and wide, they can also be utilized for decorative ingenuity, such as with stone or wood carving.
Window Sills Replacement
Rotting, cracked, or otherwise broken windows sills are not only unsightly, but reduce the efficiency of your home. Allow us to inspect your building to determine if replacement is the best option for you.