Get Your Mind Out of the Gutter

MasterShield Gutter Guard Never get dirty again… Unless you want to! Dirty Gutters? Every time you get out the ladder and put your hands inside your dirty gutter, I want you to think about Legacy Exteriors… As long as your mind is cleaner than your gutters. If you call us today, you could be done with cleaning your gutters before the fall weather starts to make that a weekly chore! I’m pretty sure you’d rather be relaxing at home instead

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Thatched Roofs – The New “Inn” Thing

Thatched Roofs From Inns to Homes We’ve all probably seen the classic thatched roof on an old cottage inn or perhaps decorating a historic home. Though thatched roofs have been forgotten for nearly a century, they are making a fashionable comeback. What Makes a Thatched Roof? It starts with the straw, wheat, palm, or grass covering. Like most roofing materials, you’re going to need a lot of it weaving from side to side to ensure it’s water tight. But unlike most roofing

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Estimates: Isn’t Roofing a Science?

Roofing Doctors in Madison WARNING: Doctors might hate this article.     You know, the one request I get more than ever is: can’t you send me an estimate over the phone? Some homeowners have already resolved to replacing their entire roof and they’re pretty sure they remember the number of squares from the last installment. Other homeowners aren’t sure, but they want our crew to do a “drive-by” and hand out an estimate at 15 MPH. Truth is… homes are a

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Why Use Gutter Guards?

Why should you get gutter guards this Spring? In Madison, it’s no news that Spring is well on its way. As the final snow melts and the winds pick up, precipitation over our bridge between the lakes grows evermore. Although the rain brings new life to our plants and flowers, it comes with a small price. Many homeowners might be wincing during these longer downpours at the thought of their gutters being slammed by the incoming water works. As leaves start

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Roofing, Siding, and Window Jobs We Did in Madison, WI (2017)

Roofing, Windows, and Siding Examples Legacy Exteriors can rebuild your home from the ground up. If you’re in Madison, WI, give us a call and we’ll fix your home back to its former glory! The owners of this home were interested in sprucing up the appearance and functionality of their home. It was already a beautiful home, but our tools and contracting experience allowed the owners to take some risks that really paid off. SIDING As you can see from the

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How to fix a leaking roof?

How to fix a leaking roof? TL;DR Hire a professional. So you have a leaking roof and you want to fix it yourself rather than hire a contractor? Unfortunately, your best bet is to hire a guy like us. We offer expertise and solutions that will last for years rather than just minutes. But sometimes you need a fix right away. First steps Go get a flashlight and check out your ceiling or attic. It’s important that you find the

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We Do Roofing

We Do Roofing. Plain and Simple. Madison Wisconsin’s #1 Roofing Company. Roofing Repairs and Replacements If you need a new roof, you aren’t alone. Especially in Madison. This Winter has been mild – considering I’m the new IT guy from San Diego and survived it. But unlike me, our roofs can’t turn on the heat to stay warm. No, they should be built to handle the rain, ice, sleet, and snow. Whatever weather Madison goes through, your roof goes through too.

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A New Chapter in Home Repair

Maybe it’s bit conceited starting our blog with a shameless plug, but here it is: We’ve got a new website up and running! Same old domain, same great Legacy Exteriors, but with a brilliant new face lift. We just couldn’t resist upgrading our website. After all, it is the exterior of our web presence. What kind of contractor would we be if we didn’t update our own exterior?! So, that’s whats new with us this year. Beyond that we have

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