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A Homeowner’s Guide to Siding Terminology

Working with contractors can be a bit nerve-wracking, especially when you’re not familiar with their technical lingo. Like many professions, contractors use building terms and phrases that may be common for them but are often foreign to the homeowners they work with.

Paint Color Combinations to Enhance Your Home’s Exterior

When it comes to a remodeling project, one of the first concerns homeowners have is paint color. With a plethora of color options and everc…

Top 4 Outdoor Holiday Decorating Ideas & Tips

Once the autumn leaves have fallen and the nights begin to grow longer, it’s the annual signal that it’s time to start decorating for the h…

Best Siding Choices For Bungalows

When it comes to a remodeling project, one of the first concerns homeowners have is paint color. With the plethora of color options and eve…

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Best Siding Choices For Victorian Homes

When people picture a Victorian house, they often imagine a brightly colored doll house, with fanciful and embellished architectural detail…

What’s the Difference Between Composite vs. Engineered Wood Siding?

When deciding to re-side your home, it can be difficult to get a handle on all the terms. It’s exciting once you start researching siding o…

Cold-Weather Checklist: 8 Ways to Winterize Your Home

Oh, the weather outside is frightful… Before the temperatures drop down near or below freezing, you will want to take certain precaution…

The Key Differences Between Tract, Spec and Custom Homebuilders

When it comes time to house hunt, there are three primary categories of residential homebuilders to choose from: tract, spec and custom bui…

Building an Ice Fishing Shed Demands Durability

Ice fishing has long been one of the most popular winter pastimes in Canada and the northern U.S. All you need is access to a solidly froze…

Best Siding Choices For Colonial Homes

Colonial-style homes have endured among America’s favorite architecture designs since they first appeared in the late 1700s, about the same…

Stay on Trend with These Top Five Backyard Trends of 2019

With fall comes perfect outdoor entertaining weather. So, avoid the stress of a packed house and the extensive indoor clean-up, and join th…

Why More Homeowners Are Choosing Prefinished Siding…And You Should Too

As time fades, so do exterior remodeling trends. One trend we aren’t seeing losing its appeal anytime soon, however, is prefinished siding.…

A Homeowner’s Perspective: How to Navigate the Renovation Planning Process

When considering an exterior remodel, homeowners can often be intimidated by the layers of planning and countless decisions to be made…from…

Using the Right Siding for a Craftsman Home

Today’s craftsman-style homes are variations of the ones first built in America in the late 1890s in a revolt against the overly ornate Vic…

5 Tips for Getting an Accurate Siding Estimate

You’ve noticed your home’s siding could use a face lift. Maybe your siding is cracked, has damaging build-up or perhaps the passage of time…

Home Improvement Show Proves Your Siding Project Can Be A Smooth Journey

The popular Lifetime Channel remodeling show Designing Spaces likes to document the home improvement journey to show that it can indeed be …

Tips on Re-Siding in Historic Districts

If you own a home in a historic district, you can forget about replacing the existing siding with vinyl. Most historic districts require re…

Top Four Home Exterior Tips for Fall

With fall just around the corner, it’s time to plan how you will ensure your home’s exterior is ready for the cooler temperatures while als…

Using the Right Siding for a Ranch Home

Ranch-style home designs are known for low and wide single-story profiles, large picture windows, sliding glass doors and attached front ga…

What First-Time Buyers Should Know About Home Maintenance and Storage

Most first-time homebuyers arm themselves with a lot of information about mortgage interest rates and closing costs. What they sometimes ov…

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