Do-it-yourself Tips

The Younger Brothers Method of Waterproofing an Exterior Door

In this article, I want to talk about some great ways to waterproof an exterior door when it is installed on a concrete slab on grade with a stucco exterior home.  This kind of installation is typical for the Southwest desert region. There are two primary areas to pay close attention to when installing the [...]

Termite Season is Here! Protect Your Home with a Younger Brothers Termite Warranty

If there's wood, termites will find it. In some regions, it's not a matter of if your home will have termites, but when. Every year termites cause $5 billion dollars in damage throughout the United States. Here’s what you need to know about your risk for termite damage and whether or not a warranty makes [...]

By |2019-03-09T13:31:48+00:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Do-it-yourself Tips, Pest Control, Seasonal / Holiday Tips|0 Comments

4 Remodeling Projects that Provide a Great Return on Investment

Now is a great time to make improvements to your home or rental property  ̶ but it can often be difficult to determine where to begin, especially if the entire home needs updating. In general, it's a good idea to start with those projects that are likely to give you the most return on your [...]

On the Horizon…

Younger Brothers Companies continues to expand, meeting the needs and requests of builders and homeowners alike through innovative and aesthetically pleasing measures.  The newest addition to the Younger Brothers Companies lineup brings choices for flooring and other hard surfaces through coating applications. Among the products offered will be a multitude of solid color epoxies for [...]

By |2019-02-06T20:29:30+00:00April 12th, 2014|Categories: Do-it-yourself Tips|0 Comments

Termite Treatment Tactics & Techniques

'Tis the Season Every spring for the past 120 million years, termites have been awakening from their underground hibernation to prepare for the swarming season. Like the tick-tock of a grandfather clock, colonies spring into action this time of year, blooming into bustling communities intent on spreading their colonial influence and liberating homeowners of their [...]

By |2019-03-09T13:31:48+00:00March 31st, 2014|Categories: Do-it-yourself Tips|0 Comments

The Million Can Crusade Food Drive

Success! Younger Brothers' Companies would like to sincerely thank everyone involved in our recent Cans for Construction food drive! The Younger Brothers Cans for Construction initiative was a companywide effort to contribute to Arizona’s Food Banks. We started Cans for Construction in August with two teams of 35 Younger Brothers employees and the goal was [...]

10 Replacement Window Tips

Double- and triple-glazed replacement windows are more energy efficient than their single pane counterparts. Energy efficient windows benefit homeowners by providing better insulation, preventing air leakage through cracks and holes. Replacement windows that comply with Energy Star standards are rated based on the climate in which you live, making the Energy Star standard the benchmark [...]

Some Useful Replacement Window Tips

Quality, replacement windows not only save homeowners money by reducing energy consumption, they also increase the value of the home itself. We’re not just talking about monetary value here, either; highly energy efficient windows mean that residents enjoy a greater level of comfort. Noise is also reduced and condensation is less of an issue.   [...]