Custom Home Builder Uses Insulated Vinyl Siding for Model Homes

January 18, 2012

  We sat down with Paul Schumacher of Schumacher Homes to learn why the largest home builder in the country chose to feature insulated vinyl siding on their model homes. ____________________________________________________? “Hi, I’m Paul Schumacher of Schumacher Homes. Schumacher Homes is the largest custom home builder in the country. Unlike typical home builders, all of […]

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What is Siding Insulation?

January 4, 2012

If you’re interested in learning about different methods of insulating homes or other structures, then siding insulation is a phrase you definitely need to be familiar with. It can completely change the way you look at insulation; not only does it provide energy efficiency, but it can even improve the performance of the siding and […]

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Why Read Consumer Reviews Before Buying?

October 26, 2011

As consumers, when we consider buying a product or soliciting a service, we will ask friends or family their opinions or suggestions. Generally we tend to value the references of others more than what salesmen or manufacturers tell us about their products and services. Consumer reviews typically represent unbiased, third-party opinions that can help us […]

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5 Tips to Determine if Products are Truly “Green”

September 28, 2011

Remember a time when “green” was simply a color in a crayon box? Ever since the push towards more environmentally conscious ways of living swept the nation, the word “green” has taken on a whole new meaning. Many companies have hopped on the boat to ride the green wave, and consumers are now forced to […]

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Durable Products Can Protect Your Home From Mother Nature

August 31, 2011

Last week, Hurricane Irene caused an estimated $7-$13 billion of damage to properties throughout the ten East Coast states she affected (according to A large portion of this damage happened to personal property, such as residences. Many?families are now being forced to not only deal with the emotional strain due to the?devastation, but also […]

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How to Reduce Your Summer Energy Bills

August 3, 2011

?? Right now, people all across the United States are dealing with a?intense heat wave. Many areas have been?placed under?excessive heat advisories and warnings, with temperatures reaching?100? and above. During times like these, most people try to stay indoors whenever possible to keep cool and avoid serious health conditions such as heat?exhaustion and heat stroke. […]

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What’s Your Exterior Style?

July 20, 2011

Matt and I talk about interior style all the time, but what about the style of the exterior of your home? Well, here’s a brief history of home styles, see if you can figure out what style home you live in!

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Why Buy American Made Products?

July 6, 2011

We hope you had a great 4th of July weekend! With Independence Day still fresh in our minds, we thought this would be a great time to discuss some of the benefits of buying American made products. There are many benefits to buying locally produced American products, but here are a few of our favorites.

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How to Choose a Contractor

June 8, 2011

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 enjoyable experience, while a […]

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How to Save on Energy Efficient Home Upgrades

May 11, 2011

If you have ever taken the time to clip a coupon, browse the clearance rack, or shop around for the best deal, you clearly know the value of a dollar. We all want to make sure we are getting the same quality product, for the best price. Sometimes the cost of a product can restrict […]

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