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Home Exteriors: Stucco vs. Concrete

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

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Siding: Vertical or Horizontal?

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

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Home Exteriors Deteriorate in the Sun

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

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Try Engineered Wood for a Lasting Finish

Engineered wood is the practical homeowner’s choice for exterior cladding. But consumers who choose engineered wood also have an eye for beauty — they’re not getting the cheapest.... read more

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Soffits: Underappreciated, but Oh-So-Necessary!

Do you appreciate the job your soffits do for your home every day, or do you take them for granted, rarely thinking about them yet fully enjoying the protection they provide your hous.... read more

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With Vinyl Siding, it’s all in the Installation

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

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Home Renovation Contractors: Make the Right Choice

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

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Siding Brings Out Beauty and Increases the Value of Your Home

New siding is one of the most important improvements you can make to your home. According to a cost-versus-value report from Remodeling magazine, 12 of the top 15 remodelin.... read more

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Choose Stone Veneer for Your Home Exterior

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. Looks Lovely The look of stone is timeless,.... read more

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Soffit Vents May Be the Answer to Your Moisture Problem

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

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