For many homeowners, increasing the value of their home is very important. You may be trying to sell your home or you may just want to improve the look and feel of it for your own sake. Either way, a...
Any homeowner that has some experience with wood siding knows all too well about the extra effort and TLC it takes to minimize cracking, swelling, and fading. If this pain is something you're used to,...
How much material is it going to take to do the job? What is the labor cost for the project?These are questions a contractor asks himself when bidding a job. In most cases a contractor will use the s...
In wood siding you will find dissimilar types of siding being exploited for homes. Some homes will use log siding. Other homes will use Cedar wood siding and sometimes you will find homes that are...
One character of the siding material that you can find is that of stucco siding. This siding is made from a mix of lime, water, Portland cement and sand. This entire mix is applied over a lath bas...
Vinyl siding is not a natural product it is made from polyvinyl chloride or as it is more commonly called PVC. As the vinyl siding is made from this substance it has a long permanent ability. Few ...
Heating and cooling cost are one aspect of a home that can be brought down with the right steps. Heating and cooling cost do tend to go up throughout the years and can take a lot of money out of yo...
Parts of a Window1. Head - The main horizontal member forming the top of the window or door frame. 2. Jamb - The main vertical members forming the sides of a window or door frame. 3. Frame - The combi...
Vinyl siding was first introduced to the exterior cladding market in the early 1960s. Today, the U.S. Census Bureau has acknowledged it as the #1 choice of exterior siding in the United States. In fac...
Today, many homeowners are finding that exterior siding can be a viable method to enhance both the appearance and the value of their home. Exterior siding, sometimes called cladding or clapboard is th...