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

April 4, 2020

Posted on within       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. […]

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Will Vinyl Siding Increase My Home’s Value?

March 20, 2020

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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Vinyl Siding vs. Insulated Vinyl Siding: The Ultimate Comparison

March 12, 2020

Posted on within   As the inventors of insulated vinyl siding (also known as foam backed 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 […]

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Five Reasons You Need to Insulate New Vinyl Siding [Infographic]

October 24, 2018

Posted on within 5 Reason You Should Insulate New Vinyl Siding   There is no better time to add insulation to the walls of an existing home than when new siding is installed. Walls account for 35% of energy loss in a home, more than any other component, including the roof, windows, and doors. This makes […]

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Definition of Vinyl Siding: In Under 100 Words

September 13, 2018

Posted on within Noun: An exterior cladding for homes and commercial buildings, made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC)   Vinyl siding is an exterior cladding for homes and commercial buildings. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other ingredients give vinyl siding color, flexibility, and durability. It is the most commonly used siding product in the United States and […]

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Where Can I Buy Insulated Vinyl Siding: Everything You Need To Know

August 27, 2018

Posted on within Where Can I Buy Insulated Vinyl Siding?   You have done your research on insulated vinyl siding (also known as foam backed siding) and understand the benefits, such as energy savings and significantly improved durability. You’re ready to take the next step and get a quote for insulated vinyl siding.     Insulated vinyl […]

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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 cells […]

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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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Definition of R-Value (in Under 100 Words)

July 4, 2018

Posted on within Noun: The capacity of an insulating material to resist heat flow.   R-value is the measure of an insulating material’s ability to resist heat flow. The higher the R-value, the more energy savings provided by the insulation.   To test for R-value, a piece of insulation is placed between two plates in […]

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