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Steven Shortridge

District Manager

Portland, Oregon


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About The Author

With over 14 years of experience in residential remodeling, Steven has been an essential member of the DaBella team since 2015. Specializing in roofing, siding, windows, bathtubs, showers, solar shingles, and energy-efficient upgrades, Steven brings unparalleled expertise to every project.

As a seasoned home improvement expert, Steven’s insights provide invaluable guidance for homeowners seeking top-notch solutions. From roofing renovations to energy-efficient upgrades, his dedication to superior quality and efficiency ensures excellence in every home improvement project.

Join Steven as he shares his wealth of knowledge and experience through informative and insightful blog posts designed to help homeowners make informed decisions and transform their homes with confidence.

  • What is Roof Decking? 

    What is Roof Decking? 

    Roof decking is a fundamental part of a roofing system. Acting as the base layer, it supports the roof covering materials and is made from various materials that provide structural support, insulation, and protection against weather elements. For homeowners and contractors, understanding roof decking is vital to ensure the longevity and stability of a roof. … Read more

  • Can You Replace a Roof in the Rain? 

    Can You Replace a Roof in the Rain? 

    Dreading the thought of a replacement during a downpour? You are not alone. Many homeowners worry about rain interfering with a roof replacement project. But before you resign yourself to soggy ceilings and postponed plans, let us explore the reality of rain and roof replacement.  Can a roof be replaced in the rain? What are… Read more

  • The Best Siding for Cold Climates 

    The Best Siding for Cold Climates 

    Living in cold climates demands siding materials that can endure harsh weather. Selecting the best siding for cold climates involves considering factors like durability, insulation, and resistance to moisture and extreme temperatures.  One highly recommended option for cold climates is James Hardie fiber cement siding. Known for its exceptional durability and resistance to rot, pests,… Read more

  • Double-Pane Windows vs Single: Making the Right Choice for Your Home 

    Double-Pane Windows vs Single: Making the Right Choice for Your Home 

    Choosing the right windows for your home is crucial, and understanding the differences between double-pane and single-pane windows can help you make an informed decision. Double-pane windows feature two glass panes separated by a layer of gas, offering superior insulation and energy efficiency. In contrast, single-pane windows consist of a single glass pane and provide… Read more

  • How Do You Clean Double-Pane Windows 

    How Do You Clean Double-Pane Windows 

    Are your double-pane windows looking dirty or hazy? Cleaning them properly can help restore their clarity and improve the overall appearance of your home. In this guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of cleaning double-pane windows effectively.  Understanding Double-Pane Windows  Double-pane windows, also known as insulated or thermal windows, are designed to… Read more

  • The Cost of Replacing Siding 

    The Cost of Replacing Siding 

    Have you ever dreamed of giving your home a fresh, modern makeover? Replacing your siding is a fantastic way to boost curb appeal, increase energy efficiency, and add value to your property. But before you dive headfirst into selecting the perfect shade of vinyl or fiber cement siding, there is one crucial factor to consider:… Read more

  • Understanding the Cost of a Roof Replacement 

    Understanding the Cost of a Roof Replacement 

    Replacing your roof is a significant investment that not only impacts the value of your home but also ensures its protection against the elements. Grasping the various aspects that influence the cost of a roof replacement can help you make informed decisions and plan your budget effectively. Factors such as the size of your roof,… Read more

  • The Best Roof Sealant for Leaks 

    The Best Roof Sealant for Leaks 

    Dealing with roof leaks can be a daunting task. Finding the best roof sealant is crucial to protect your home from further damage. Roof sealants are designed to create a waterproof barrier that seals gaps and cracks in your roof, preventing water from entering your home. Whether you are facing a minor leak or a… Read more

  • Impact Resistant Shingles vs Regular Shingles

    Impact Resistant Shingles vs Regular Shingles

    Impact-resistant shingles are designed to withstand hail, wind, tree limbs, and other severe weather conditions, providing an added layer of protection for your home. Here, we will explain the benefits of impact-resistant shingles and compare them with regular shingles. Additionally, we will explain impact resistance ratings and highlight the long-term benefits of investing in impact-resistant… Read more

  • How Does Solar Energy Work? 

    How Does Solar Energy Work? 

    Solar energy is a renewable power source that utilizes the sun’s energy to generate electricity. As a clean and sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, it is becoming increasingly popular among homeowners and businesses. Solar energy boasts numerous benefits, including lower electricity bills, reduced carbon emissions, and enhanced energy independence. However, there are also challenges, such… Read more

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