Concrete home exteriors are making a comeback. This material, once reserved for schools, prisons and homes in developing nations, is favored here once again after having experienced a resurgenc.... read more
If you’re looking at new siding for your home, you’re probably considering various materials, like vinyl, wood and fiber cement. But after you pick one of these, think about whether you want to inst.... read more
Is the sun doing a number on your home exterior?
The heat of the sun in August can be blistering — literally, but mostly only to painted surfaces. Today’s advanced paint formulas are more prot.... read more
Vinyl siding seems like a miracle — it’s inexpensive, low-maintenance and quickly covers up a whole lot of ugly.
But it isn’t that easy. Not just anyone can do it correctly. Whereas some homeo.... read more
Hiring a home renovation contractor can be a real nail-biter.
Some homeowners get three bids — no matter the project — and go with the middle one. You don’t want a cheap job that will just need re-.... read more
Stone veneer has become a popular choice among conscientious homeowners. Why?
It’s beautiful, it’s cheaper than real stone and it’s a great investment.
The look of stone is timeless,.... read more
Installing soffit vents is one way to protect your home from excess moisture and rot.
Many homes today are built so that they are practically airtight. Modern building materials allow for such snug.... read more