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.

  • The Benefits of a New Roof 

    The Benefits of a New Roof 

    Considering a new roof replacement? There is more to it than just shingles and nails. The benefits of a new roof bring a wealth of advantages to homeowners, from boosting your property’s value to ensuring long-term protection. This article will delve into the benefits of new roof installation, exploring topics like energy efficiency, curb appeal,… Read more

  • The Many Benefits of Vinyl Siding 

    The Many Benefits of Vinyl Siding 

    Vinyl siding is a favored choice among homeowners looking to improve their homes’ appearance and functionality. With a myriad of siding benefits, it is clear why so many choose vinyl siding. Here, we will discuss the benefits of vinyl siding and why it might be the ideal solution for your home.  What to Expect When Updating… Read more

  • The Benefits of New Windows 

    The Benefits of New Windows 

    Replacing your windows can be a transformative home improvement, offering a surprising number of benefits that go beyond just aesthetics. In this blog series, we will look into the many reasons why new replacement windows are an excellent investment for your home. We will explore how they can enhance your comfort, save you money, and even… Read more

  • What is a Windowsill? 

    What is a Windowsill? 

    The windowsill is a crucial component of a window that serves both functional and aesthetic purposes. It is the horizontal shelf at the bottom of a window frame, extending outward into a home’s interior or exterior. The windowsill not only adds a finished touch to your windows but also protects your home from moisture, drafts,… Read more

  • How do Solar Shingles Reduce the Electric Bill?  

    How do Solar Shingles Reduce the Electric Bill?  

    Solar energy presents an opportunity to significantly diminish your electric bill. By harnessing the power of the sun, solar shingles convert that energy into usable electricity, reducing your reliance on traditional power grids. This not only lessens your environmental footprint, but also results in noteworthy savings on your electricity bill. So, how do solar shingles… Read more

  • Your Guide to a Whole Home Remodel 

    Your Guide to a Whole Home Remodel 

    The concept of a whole home remodel is both exciting and rewarding, offering you the opportunity to redesign your home into the ideal space you have always dreamed of while also adding significant value to your property. In this guide, we will demystify the process of a whole home remodel – from understanding what it… Read more

  • Picking the Best Window for a Shower

    Picking the Best Window for a Shower

     Deciding on the ideal window for your shower involves various elements to think about. The right window can boost your bathroom’s practicality and aesthetic appeal, crafting a space that is both utilitarian and visually pleasing. At DaBella, we acknowledge the significance of pinpointing the ultimate shower window solution suitable for your needs. Our team of… Read more

  • The Causes of Rotting Windows and Effective Solutions for Repair

    The Causes of Rotting Windows and Effective Solutions for Repair

    Rotting windows can be a common issue for homeowners, causing not only a decrease in energy efficiency but also compromising the structural integrity of your home. Understanding the causes of window rot, recognizing the signs, and knowing how to prevent and repair it are crucial for maintaining a safe and comfortable living environment.  So, what… Read more

  • How to Fix Curling Shingles

    How to Fix Curling Shingles

    Noticing curling shingles on your roof? It is time to take immediate steps to prevent further deterioration. Ignoring the curling shingles could lead to leaks, resulting in more significant issues. This guide will outline the process of fixing the curling shingles on your roof.  Identifying the Problem: Curling Shingles  Maintaining the integrity and longevity of… Read more

  • How Long Does an Asphalt Roof Last  

    How Long Does an Asphalt Roof Last  

    Asphalt roofs have gained popularity among homeowners for their durability and cost-effectiveness. If you are contemplating installing an asphalt roof or already have one, you might be curious about its lifespan. The longevity of an asphalt roof is influenced by several factors, including the quality of materials used, the installation process, and the climatic conditions… Read more

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