Planning a Home Addition? How 7th State Builders Can Help You

Planning a Home Addition? How 7th State Builders Can Help You

Your home is your haven — it should feel like it. When you’re ready to add an addition to your home — whether it’s a second-story deck, master bedroom, sunroom, or extended kitchen — 7th State Builders is the contractor Maryland residents know they can trust.

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Roof Replacement Claim: 3 Steps for Homeowners Who Need New Roof

Roof Replacement Claim: 3 Steps for Homeowners Who Need New Roof

$19.18 Billion. According to the Storm Events Database of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), that’s the amount of damages incurred by property owners because of hurricanes, tornadoes, and tropical storms in the United States in 2020. In Maryland alone, where strong winds and storms are common, property owners had to deal with multi-million dollars’ worth of damages in the past 15 years. If you are a homeowner who needs a roof replacement after a storm, you might be faced with an average bill of $24,700 to replace your asphalt shingles or about $40,318 for metal sheet roofing. The numbers are mind-boggling to think that there’s a good chance you also have to deal with other damages to what’s perhaps the most significant investment of your life. 

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Before & After Home Facelift in Prince Frederick, Maryland

Before & After Home Facelift in Prince Frederick, Maryland

You know sometimes we all need change. That is exactly how this Prince Frederick, Maryland homeowner felt. They just weren’t happy with the curb appeal of the house. And while they didn’t want to make big structural changes, they needed something different. That is when they contact us at 7th State Builders. We worked with them and suggested some key areas of focus. Because to us, a home isn’t just about form, it is also about function. See what we did for this home facelift in Calvert County.

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How to Transform Your Home with 3 Fresh Updates

How to Transform Your Home with 3 Fresh Updates

Does spending more time around the house have you itching for some home updates? You’re far from alone. 70% of Americans have started new home improvement projects this year. And, plenty more have remodeling plans for 2021. Needless to say, updates are a natural part of homeownership, and everyone deserves a cozy home. With this in mind, these three updates, whether completed together or individually, can transform your home.

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How to Tell You Need to Replace Gutters

How to Tell You Need to Replace Gutters

Fall is upon us in Maryland. It is a great time to take a walk outside and enjoy the brisk air. While you are at it, take a look at the exterior of your home. Take particular care to inspect gutters. ‘Tis the time to clean them. Not only is the weather quite nice, but you can also flush them out before putting up the hose for the season. Remove all debris and give them a spray down. Best if at higher pressure to ensure it wipes away remaining debris. Once you are done, take a look at your gutters for any damage. You may need to repair or replace gutters, and fall is a perfect time to do it. Not sure what to look for? We can help. Here is a low-down on how to inspect and tell if they are damaged.

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Do You Need a New Roof?

Do You Need a New Roof?

It’s not exactly the sexiest of home renovations, but your roof is probably the most important. It’s literally the roof over your head, and you want to make sure it is in good condition. Roofs can become in disrepair for many reasons. To start, roofing can just naturally age and need to be replaced. Or, it could have actual damage due to a storm. There is also replacing the entire roof, or maintenance the problem areas. Keep reading to see why you might need a new roof.

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Front Porch Rebuild in Maryland

Front Porch Rebuild in Maryland

As we are in quarantine, more homeowners are at home realizing some things just need to be updated. This was no different for this Maryland homeowner. The existing front porch had settled over time. This caused the porch to be offset from the concrete steps. It also was making the roof sink. In addition, the latticework was damaged. This wasn’t just aesthetically unpleasing but posed real safety issues. That is why we did a front porch rebuild.

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New Front Door and Landing Before and After

New Front Door and Landing Before and After

It’s easy to overlook a space we pass through daily. However, your front door is of vital importance. This is the ultimate space where form meets function. Not only does it need to keep the weather out and unwanted visitors, but it is also the center of your home’s curb appeal. It’s no surprise that front door replacements provide the highest rate of return on any home upgrade investments. That is why we want to show you how drastically a new front door and landing can look with this before and after.

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The Best Upgrades to Increase Home Value

The Best Upgrades to Increase Home Value

According to recent studies, homeowner spending on remodeling projects reached $424 billion in 2017. However, not all projects will give you the best return on your investment. It helps to know which remodeling projects to invest in first. So, get inspired and stay up to date with the best upgrades to increase the value of your home below.

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Stunning New Roofs You Want to See

Stunning New Roofs You Want to See

Many might not think of Maryland as an extreme weather state, but we definitely see our fair share of all 4 seasons. With lots of rain, many heavy winters, and humid as can be summers – we dream of the perfect in-between, fall and spring. Even then, those are short-lived. So, it’s no surprise that your single-family home’s roof takes a beating. That is why we have completed 5 new roofs we want to show you. From storm-related insurance projects to updating an outdated roof, check them out below.

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