EPS vs. XPS vs. GPS

January 18, 2018
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Posted on within EPS vs. XPS vs. GPS The goal with insulation is simple: to make a home more comfortable and energy efficient. But with so many products available on the market today, how do you know which one is right for your particular project? This article discusses EPS vs. XPS vs. GPS.   There are […]

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5 Problems with Insulated Vinyl Siding: True or False?

December 28, 2017
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Posted on within 5 Problems with Insulated Vinyl Siding: True or False?   Every home siding product on the market today has features, benefits, and downsides. Finding the siding that is right for your project requires some research to see how each product aligns with your specific needs. This article discusses 5 problems with insulated vinyl […]

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Vinyl Siding vs. Insulated Vinyl Siding

December 20, 2017
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Posted on within As the inventors of insulated vinyl siding, you may be surprised to hear us say that insulated vinyl siding isn’t for everyone. As much as we think insulated vinyl siding is the best product for most applications, there may be some situations where other products could be a better fit. We want […]

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How to Install Insulated Vinyl Siding in 9 Steps

December 13, 2017
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Posted on within As the inventors of insulated vinyl siding, we frequently field questions from contractors and homeowners interested in the details of how to install insulated vinyl siding. Luckily, if you know how to install traditional hollow vinyl siding, you can install insulated vinyl siding.   The majority of the installation steps below are applicable […]

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Is Insulated Vinyl Siding Right for You?

December 7, 2017
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Posted on within Is insulated vinyl siding right for you? If you’re considering new siding, you’re preparing to make a big investment in your home that most people make only once or twice in a lifetime. New siding can dramatically improve the appearance of your home’s exterior and make you feel like you have a […]

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Top Insulated Vinyl Siding Brands

December 4, 2017
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Posted on within We invented insulated vinyl siding at PFT over 20 years ago, and have partnered with all the major vinyl siding manufacturers to create many variations of insulated vinyl siding. With so many brands of  insulated vinyl siding available on the market these days, it can be difficult to determine which products are best for […]

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Insulated Vinyl Siding Cost: A Guide to Pricing, Estimates, and ROI

November 15, 2017

Posted on within One of the most common questions we receive from homeowners that are shopping for new siding is: How much does insulated vinyl siding cost?   This question is very difficult to answer because every home is different, and there are many options for material, profile, color, and brand on the market today. […]

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What is Insulated Vinyl Siding? Materials, Pros, Cons, and Installation

November 6, 2017

Posted on within Choosing new siding for your home is a big decision, one that you will likely make only once or twice in a lifetime. There are many types of siding to choose from in the market today, including fiber cement, engineered wood, and insulated vinyl siding, each with their own unique features and […]

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Tip of the Week: Using a Heat Demo Box

September 6, 2017

Posted on within PFT Installation Expert Jared shows our hot box demo tool, and a few tips on how to use it. The hot box dramatically shows energy efficiency versus energy wasting. Inside the hot box is a red heat lamp. The left side has a piece of traditional fiber cement siding. The right side has […]

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How to Measure For New Siding

July 25, 2017

Posted on within Measuring for new siding is critical to accurately quoting a job. PFT Installation expert Jared explains how to correctly measure a home for new siding, using our Estimate Worksheet to help make the process easier.    Walls Start with all square and rectangular walls, measuring height and width. Siding is ordered in “squares”. […]

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