5 Tips for Better Fiber Cement Siding Installation

September 12, 2012

Posted on within   Fiber cement siding from manufacturers like James Hardie can be a great way to enhance the appearance of a new or existing home. It is solid like real wood, can be painted in an endless number of different siding colors, and stands up to many elements.   However, installing fiber cement […]

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How Is Siding Insulation Made?

August 29, 2012

Siding insulation can enhance the performance of any new siding by increasing its energy efficiency, providing effective moisture management and making your home quieter on the inside, just to name a few benefits. The process by which the siding insulation is manufactured will determine the overall quality of the product, how well it will perform […]

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3 Ways Siding Insulation Makes Your Home More Comfortable

August 15, 2012

All across the nation we’re experiencing one of the hottest recorded summers, with excessive droughts, irreparable damage to crops and more. With the dog days of summer now upon us, you may find yourself spending more time inside to beat the heat. If you are spending more time indoors, you may be curious to learn […]

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Compare Siding Types When Choosing New Siding

August 1, 2012

  If you’re building a new home or buying new siding for an existing one, it’s important to know the different siding options available to you today. Choosing which siding is right for you is a matter of personal preference- how do you want the home to look, what can you afford, how much maintenance […]

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Progressive Foam Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

April 30, 2012

  Beach City, Ohio-Progressive Foam Technologies, Inc. today announced it is celebrating its 20th anniversary as an innovative manufacturer of siding insulation products. Progressive Foam was founded in April of 1992 and has grown from a handful of people to more than 100 employees with $22 million in annual sales. Located in Beach City, Ohio, […]

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One Mistake You Should Never Make When You Buy New Siding

April 11, 2012

Buying new siding for your home, whether you are remodeling or building, is a big decision that requires you to make a number of choices. For instance, you will have to decide what contractor to choose, what siding product is right for your home, what color you want it to be, what the trim will […]

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Study Shows Insulated Vinyl Siding Out Performs Other Exterior Cladding In Impact on Health & the Environment

March 28, 2012

Vinyl siding is currently the number one exterior cladding across the United States and Canada, with many people choosing it for their homes due to its affordability, design versatility, durability and low maintenance. But have you ever wondered how vinyl siding compares to other siding options when it comes to it’s impact on health and […]

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Is Your Home Up to Modern Energy-Efficiency Standards?

February 29, 2012

Building science has come a long way in recent years. We are learning more every day about how to make homes more energy-efficient while still keeping them affordable. This is even more important to homeowners today than it was in the past because the cost to heat, cool and run a home continues to increase. […]

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Study Shows Insulated Siding Reduces Air Infiltration

February 15, 2012

A recent study conducted by Newport Ventures shows that installing new insulated vinyl siding and a weather resistive barrier on existing homes reduces air infiltration by 12% on average. Reduced air infiltration can contribute to increasing a residential structure’s energy efficiency. While the insulating properties of insulated vinyl siding are becoming increasingly recognized in new […]

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How Much Does Siding Insulation Cost?

February 2, 2012

When people are considering making improvements to their home, one of the most important questions they ask is ?How much will it cost?? This also tends to be one of the most difficult questions to answer, primarily because each home is unique and every homeowner’s preferences are different. When it comes to siding insulation, there […]

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