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How to Clean Vinyl Siding

25 August

How to Clean Vinyl Siding from How To Clean Stuff Vinyl siding has quickly become the most popular siding material in the United States. It’s durable, looks great, and doesn’t rot or flake. However, it does get a dull and dirty look over time. Fortunately, cleaning vinyl siding is an easy task to do yourself. […]

How To: Clean Vinyl Siding

23 August

How to Clean Vinyl Siding from Bob Vila Vinyl siding is a durable, versatile, and resilient building material, but it does require some routine care and cleaning. The growing popularity of vinyl siding is indisputable. Indeed, U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that vinyl siding has been the leading exterior cladding in the U.S. since 1995. […]

The Differences Between Natural and Cultured Stone

18 August

Natural Stone Cultured Stone  Diversity of Products  Natural stone is going to provide home owners with a wide range of natural stones to choose from. The diversity available encourages limitless design potential.  Cultured stone can be developed in to any color, size, or shape that a home owner wants to utilize in a design project. […]

Window Buying Tips

09 August

New windows make your home more attractive, quieter, and more energy efficient. But we know that replacing your windows can be expensive, and altering the look of your home is a huge decision. So before you write that check, here are our window buying tips. How Much to Replace If your frames and sills are […]

Best Way to Wash Windows

04 August

Once you’ve invested in high-quality windows, it’s time to start washing them like the pros do–stop smearing dirt all over that glass! Rubbing isn’t a good idea, and dump the wadded up newspaper and roll of paper towels. Follow our tips below for window’s that truly shine, and enjoy the benefits of natural lighting year-round. […]

When to Replace Rotting Window Frames

02 August

Periodically inspecting your windows for signs of rot and deterioration can prevent costly repairs in the future. If you notice that your windows are sagging, letting air in, or rattling in the wind, you’re probably due for replacements, specifically if you have rotting window frames. Damaged wood surrounding the windows can be easily spotted–the paint will […]

Metal Roofs 101

29 July

from Bob Vila. The metal roofing industry has taken a page from vinyl flooring manufacturers. They’ve started with a ‘plain Jane’ material—in this case steel or aluminum—and made it look like wood, stone, and clay. The introduction of metal roofing in shingle, shake, slate and tile styles has reinvigorated the metal roofing industry. For decades, […]

Roof Buying Guide

26 July

from Consumer Reports Fiddling With Your Roof—What You Need to Know Before you risk life and limb on a ladder, we recommend you stay at ground level and use binoculars to spot cracked, curled, or missing shingles—often signs that your roof is in need of repair or replacement. In addition to examining the shingles, make […]

6 Tips for Choosing a Roofing Contractor

19 July

from Angie’s List Need to hire a roofer? These six tips will help make your selection process easier. Knowing the right roofer to hire for your home can be a challenging and confusing task. Below is a list of helpful tips to assist you in choosing the right roofing contractor and getting the best service […]

When Do You Need New Windows?

15 July

from Angie’s List Replacing windows is expensive. Consider these factors when determining if you need replacement windows. Installing new replacement windows is a big deal. Homeowners replace windows to repair damage, save money by reducing energy consumption or enhance the beauty of their home. Others want easier maintenance, a way to block outside noise or […]