Open Cell vs. Closed Cell Insulation

August 13, 2018

Posted on within Open Cell vs. Closed Cell Foam Insulation       When adding insulation to a home during remodeling or new construction, understanding the difference between open and closed cell foams can help determine which product is best for your application.     Closed Cell Foam Closed cell foam is made of uniform […]

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The 5 Biggest Problems with Fiber Cement Siding

August 8, 2018

Posted on within Fiber cement is a siding material that was introduced to the market in the 1980’s as a replacement for asbestos cement siding products. It has become common in some parts of the country, offering design versatility and a solid feel. Some fiber cement manufacturers include James Hardie, Nichiha, and Allura.     […]

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Painting Vinyl Siding vs. Installing New: 5 Factors to Consider

July 23, 2018

Posted on within If your home with vinyl siding is ready for an exterior facelift, painting may seem like a quick and affordable way to change the appearance. However, painting may not be the best long-term solution for your home. There are five key factors to consider before you decide if painting vinyl siding or […]

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How to Select a Contractor in Four Easy Steps

July 16, 2018

Posted on within   A new remodeling project is a big investment in your home, and it’s important to choose the right contractor for the job. The quality of service provided by your contractor is just as important as the quality of the products you select for your home. The right contractor can provide an […]

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Problems with Vinyl Siding: Solved

July 12, 2018

Posted on within In the past, some vinyl siding experienced problems like fading, sagging, and cracking. Manufacturing and installation of vinyl siding has come a long way in recent years, and most of these problems are a thing of the past.   This article will discuss the five 5 most common misconceptions with vinyl siding […]

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Will Vinyl Siding Increase My Home’s Value?

June 26, 2018

Posted on within Whether you’re planning to stay in your home for a few years or a lifetime, it’s important to know which products will add to the value of the home when doing improvement projects. Vinyl siding is a great way to not only make a huge impact on the appearance of a home, […]

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5 Factors That Influence the Cost of Vinyl Siding

June 14, 2018

Posted on within   There are a lot of factors that can affect the total cost of new vinyl siding installation. Similar to buying a new vehicle, the cost can vary based on which options you choose. For example, a new SUV with cloth interior may cost around $25,000, while the same vehicle with leather […]

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How to Inspect, Repair and Maintain Vinyl Siding

May 17, 2018

Posted on within Vinyl siding is one of the lowest maintenance cladding products available on the market today. Over the last few decades, manufacturers have been increasingly producing vinyl to strict standards, protecting against fading, cracking, blow offs in extreme winds, and more.     One weakness of vinyl siding is the hollow void created […]

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How to Trim a Window for Insulated Vinyl Siding

April 10, 2018

In this article we’ll explain the three major steps to trim out a window for insulated vinyl siding. These are our recommendations for the best finished appearance, although there are many methods to install trim around a window.   Trimming out windows and doors is one of the most important steps when installing new siding […]

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What is Thermal Bridging, and How to Stop It In a Home

April 4, 2018

  Thermal bridging is the movement of heat across an object that is more conductive than the materials around it. The conductive material creates a path of least resistance for heat. Thermal bridging can be a major source of energy loss in homes and buildings, leading to higher utility bills.   Thermal Bridging in Homes […]

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