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October 2015

Is it a Stone or Faux Stone Exterior?

Stone exteriors are expensive. And why is that? Aren’t stones just sitting in the ground, waiting to be dug up and taken? Yes, but they are very heavy and require skill to install properly. No.... read more

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Get Your Siding in Shape for Winter

Your home’s siding is like your body’s skin — it covers and protects the important parts, but you still want it to look nice. Moisturizing and waxing aren’t the way to go with your siding, however. .... read more

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Exterior Renovation for Ranch Homes Can Be Transformative

Is your ranch house ho-hum? An exterior renovation may be what you need. Ranch homes — also sometimes called ramblers — are ubiquitous in the West, where the style was .... read more

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Choose a Stucco Finish to Make Your Home Stand Out

Ah, stucco. So many finishes, so little time. Stucco has been a beloved home exterior cladding material since the early 1800s. Advances in mixing and applying the substance have made it fa.... read more

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Fall Leaves Threaten Gutters and Downspouts

Fall is a true test for your rain gutters and downspouts. If they’re not in good shape, you could have a real mess on your hands once the leaves (and the rain) start falling. Let.... read more

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How to Clean Your Vinyl Siding

Cleaning your home’s vinyl siding is a big job because it’s such a large area, but the results are so satisfying, and you get to enjoy your new façade every day. If you haven’t c.... read more

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Shutters Are Key in a Home Remodel

  When you are remodeling your home’s exterior, shutters are an important consideration that should not be merely an afterthought. Though they don’t cost nearly as much as siding or stonework, s.... read more

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