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.

  • How to Clean Shower Glass Doors

    How to Clean Shower Glass Doors

     Maintaining the cleanliness of your shower glass doors is a crucial aspect of keeping a sparkling bathroom. This not only boosts the overall aesthetic charm but also prevents the accumulation of soap scum and tough water stains. In this guide, we will offer you detailed instructions on how to effectively clean your shower glass doors. … Read more

  • How to Replace Siding on a House with the Siding Experts

    How to Replace Siding on a House with the Siding Experts

    Are you considering replacing the siding on your house? Whether you’re looking to improve the curb appeal of your home or protect your home from Mother Nature, knowing how to replace siding can be a valuable skill. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of replacing siding on a house. But before… Read more

  • Addressing Issues with T1-11 Siding 

    Addressing Issues with T1-11 Siding 

    While many homeowners are drawn to T1-11 siding for its affordability and rustic look, it’s important to recognize that this siding option can present specific issues. From susceptibility to moisture damage and potential for rot to the need for regular maintenance and protection against pests, T1-11 siding requires careful consideration and proactive upkeep. By understanding… Read more

  • Lifting Shingles: How This Happens & What to do

    Lifting Shingles: How This Happens & What to do

    When you spot lifting shingles on your roof, it’s crucial to promptly address the issue to prevent further damage. Lifting shingles can cause leaks and undermine the structural integrity of your roof. In this guide, we will equip you with the necessary knowledge to understand the causes of lifting shingles, how to fix them, and… Read more

  • Roof Granular Loss and How to Address It 

    Roof Granular Loss and How to Address It 

    Roof granular loss poses a common challenge for homeowners, as it involves the gradual erosion of the protective granules covering asphalt shingles. These granules play a vital role in shielding the shingles from UV rays and adverse weather conditions. As granules wear off, your roof becomes vulnerable to various issues.  In the upcoming sections of… Read more

  • Does Fiber Cement Siding Need to Be Painted? 

    Does Fiber Cement Siding Need to Be Painted? 

    Fiber cement siding is a popular choice for homeowners due to its durability and low maintenance requirements. One common question that arises when considering this type of siding is whether it needs to be painted.  In this article, we will explore the various aspects of fiber cement siding, including painting options, maintenance tips, and the… Read more

  • What Are ENERGY STAR Certified Windows? 

    What Are ENERGY STAR Certified Windows? 

    Considering a home improvement to enhance energy efficiency and reduce utility bills? ENERGY STAR certified windows offer an ideal solution. Engineered to adhere to strict energy efficiency guidelines established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), these windows provide numerous benefits such as increased comfort, decreased energy consumption, and a reduced carbon footprint.  It’s crucial to… Read more

  • What Are Energy Efficient Windows?

    What Are Energy Efficient Windows?

    Energy efficient windows are a key component in creating an energy-efficient home. They are designed to minimize heat transfer between the indoors and outdoors, helping to reduce energy consumption and lower utility costs. These windows are built with advanced technologies and materials that enhance insulation and reduce air leakage. By effectively sealing out drafts and… Read more

  • How to Know When to Replace Your Roof

    How to Know When to Replace Your Roof

    Knowing when to replace your roof is essential for the safety and integrity of your home. Over time, roofs can deteriorate due to weather conditions, age, and wear and tear. This article will guide you through the signs that indicate your roof may need replacement, the steps to determine if it is time to replace… Read more

  • How to Reduce Energy Consumption for Your Home

    How to Reduce Energy Consumption for Your Home

     At DaBella, we are your go-to resource for energy-saving solutions. It’s undeniable that decreasing energy usage is advantageous not only for the environment, but for your pocket as well. By slightly altering your daily routines and embracing energy-saving technologies, you can considerably cut down your energy costs. This piece will show you various strategies and solutions… Read more

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