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  • What are the Prices of Aluminum Siding?
    The costs of re-siding your home can be daunting, to say the least. One very economical option is aluminum siding, and it is also attractive and durable. But what are the prices you can expect to pay? How much does aluminum siding cost? Cheaper to install than vinyl, aluminum siding has many benefits. It is up to 80% cheaper than Continue Reading...
  • How to Clean Aluminum Siding
    By using the right techniques and materials, keeping aluminum siding clean is a somewhat effortless and easy job. Aluminum siding is a tough, resilient, and attractive material to use for your home’s siding and requires virtually little to no maintenance. But, in order to extend the lifetime of your siding, what little maintenance it does require needs to be maintained Continue Reading...
  • Painting Aluminum Siding: How to Do it
    Inevitably, your aluminum siding is eventually going to need a fresh paint job to improve your home’s appearance. The original weatherproof enamel coating fades after so many years. The good news is that repainting will both restore the look of your home and improve its durability. Getting started is all about preparation All the surfaces must be properly prepared to Continue Reading...
  • How Much Does Stucco Cost?
    Stucco is a hardwearing, low-maintenance siding material that can add beauty and value to the exterior of your home. Whether it’s for a new construction or it’s to replace existing siding, when stucco is installed properly, it offers a durable and attractive siding option for your habitat. A variety of things can affect the cost of your stucco installation; therefore, Continue Reading...
  • Siding FAQs: What is Stucco?
    Widely used in the Southwest and Florida, stucco is a cement plaster made of Portland cement, lime, water, and sand. A variety of fibers and acrylic materials can be added to make the material stronger and more flexible. The top coat often has color integrated, and the surface is usually textured for an attractive appearance. How is stucco applied? Stucco is Continue Reading...
  • How Much Does Hardie Board Cost?
    The James Hardie company is known for its commitment to fiber cement products. Unlike vinyl, aluminum, or wood, Hardie board is a durable siding material consisting of sand, plant fibers and cement. When mixed and formed into lap siding, fiber cement is nearly impenetrable to weathering and pests. To benefit from this high-quality siding, homeowners must weigh the initial cost Continue Reading...
  • The Pros and Cons of Hardie Board
    Past siding selections used to be limited to either wood or vinyl, but today’s home improvement sector has evolved to include fiber cement. Made famous by the Hardie company, fiber cement is a composition siding using plant fibers, sand, and cement to form horizontal exterior accents. This material is unlike any other, resisting damage over several decades in almost any Continue Reading...
  • Spotlight on Alside Siding
    As a major player in the siding industry since the 1940s, Alside offers a huge array of different products to cover almost any decor choice. Whether you have a small or large home, each material holds a unique look and function for the exterior. Consider your region’s weather patterns, from hurricane-prone spaces to desert oases, to select the right siding Continue Reading...
  • Double-Pane Window Repair: How to Fix Fogged Glass
    Double-pane windows are constructed with a layer of gas, usually argon or plain air, between the two glass layers that helps reduce heat loss through the windows. When these windows appear foggy or have condensation between the layers, it’s an indication that the seal on the window assembly has failed. Many double-pane windows have a substance called silica pellets inside Continue Reading...
  • Storm Window Replacement 101
    Before you shell out the expense for window replacement, it is worth considering storm windows to cease those leaks and get your energy expenses back in line – and all at a fraction of the cost. Weather the storm with an extra layer of defense Storm windows are two-track, triple-track or two-track slider and basement windows installed over existing windows. Continue Reading...