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McKinnis: Interior and Exterior Home Services

July 28, 2022
McKinnis: Interior and Exterior Home Services

You’ve decided to sell your home and don’t know where to begin. You look around and see paint peeling, a hole in your siding, stains on the carpet, and you can’t remember the last time you looked at your roof. Getting your home ready for market can be overwhelming. But, fear not, McKinnis can help! McKinnis offers interior home improvement and exterior remodeling services; we’ve got you covered from windows and walls, to roofing and siding. The question is, where do we begin?

McKinnis: Interior and Exterior Home Services

Home Inspection Services

Independent companies throughout Nebraska offer home inspection services. A home inspection is a report that will look at every facet of your home and allows you to proactively address any concerns with the “to-do” list in hand. Addressing the concerns brought forth, you increase your home offers, attract more buyers, lower the chance of the deal falling through, better protect yourself. Not to mention, it feels good knowing you are taking care of the future owners as well! All companies follow a basic format and provide detailed knowledge of the following (applicable) areas:

  • Exterior Home
  • Grounds
  • Roof
  • Doors & Windows
  • Attic Space
  • Interior Common Rooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Kitchens
  • Fireplace / Wood Stoves
  • Laundry Rooms
  • Basement
  • Plumbing
  • Foundation
  • Air Conditioning & Heating

Once the home inspection report is compiled, you will know what needs to be addressed before beginning the selling process. Thus, you can contact all the necessary local contractors and get your home in prime selling shape. Home inspection reports range from $300 to $800 on average (dependent upon home and lot size, location, etc.). However, an inspection report can save you time and money by the time your home is sold.

McKinnis Can Help

Whether or not you have decided to obtain a home inspection, McKinnis can help. From the list above, we can help you with the following:

Home Exterior

McKinnis can repair or replace your siding, shutters, gutters, decorative metals, etc. We also offer window replacement and can restore or replace decks and handrails. Maintenance to the exterior components makes sure you know everything is functioning properly. If you decide on new siding and/or windows, you are looking at an ROI of 65 to 85 percent! Repairing or replacing any of the exterior components is highly beneficial in resale value.

Doors & Windows

McKinnis offers window and door replacement on all parts of your home. We can help you with your product exploration and needs, from garage doors to sliding glass doors. If there are basic maintenance items, such as fixing the door threshold, popping the trim back into place, or clean caulking the windows, McKinnis can help.

Roof

McKinnis can repair or replace any roof. According to the National Association of Realtors, a new roof can help you regain approximately 68 percent of the resale value. Roofing repairs, on average, cost $500 to $600, whereas roof replacements cost upwards of $10,000 or more. Our Omaha roof specialists follow NRCA guidance by checking the following components:

  • edges
  • valleys
  • ridges
  • flashings
  • plumbing pipes
  • roof vents
  • skylights
  • chimneys
  • sidewalls
  • dormers
  • crickets

Cleaning of debris, securing of shingles, and sealing old caulk joints on your roof is deemed a homeowner’s responsibility and prolongs the life of your roof. These things are commonly discovered and recommended to repair in home inspections.

Attic Space

Inspection of the attic is imperative to know the health of your roof. In the attic, one can inspect the underside of the roof deck, assess ventilation, check for obstructions at openings and inspect for signs of water intrusion or cracks. This allows us to ensure your home is up to code (per city).

Chimneys

McKinnis prides itself in details. We can offer new flashings, bladders “transitions that meet at the chimney” and dead valleys. Leaks can come into these details, and they are commonly blamed on the roof. They are functional and can also be beautiful and provide extra accent to your home.

Interior Common Rooms, Bathrooms & Kitchen

McKinnis Construction can help you with your interior needs! Our construction department is able to do your interior framing work, drywall, fixtures, etc. Updating your interior doesn’t have to cost a lot; a little goes a long way.

According to HGTV, the following interior upgrades can give you the most bang for your buck: fixing drywall, installing crown molding, updating old fixtures, installing ceiling fans, and improving window treatments. McKinnis Construction can help you with all of this and more!

Big or small, McKinnis can do it all!

TRUST THE EXPERTS AT MCKINNIS

If you are in need of roofing, windows, siding, or gutter work, give us a call today at 402-426-2644, visit our website at www.mckinnisinc.com or fill out our contact form. Our roofing and exterior experts are highly trained and always ready to help!

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