Woodpeckers and Wood Siding Damage

Woodpeckers are fascinating birds but can cause a lot of damage to wood siding.  The particularly seem to like cedar siding.  Wood siding is a natural product and seems to draw the birds.  Having a woodpecker peck at your house can be annoying but more importantly it can cause significant damage. Woodpeckers are often drawn […]

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How to Install Vinyl Siding On Your House

Vinyl siding installation is a project that many homeowners take on themselves.  Vinyl siding is relatively simple to cut and install with a few tools.  That being said, there are a few things you need to know about installing vinyl siding on your home.  This video gives you a good idea of the process involved.

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Vinyl Siding Styles

Vinyl siding is the choice for siding in 30 percent of new homes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It’s no wonder. There are many types of vinyl siding styles to choose among and they can cost less 45 percent less to install than wood shingles, clapboard, or brick, according to Consumer Reports. All vinyl […]

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Vinyl Siding Repair

Doing Your Own Vinyl Siding Repair Although vinyl siding is long lasting a very tough, there are situations where it can be punctured, or, in very low temperatures, become brittle and crack. You can make your own vinyl siding repair by putting in a new piece of vinyl siding to replace the damaged piece. There […]

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Vinyl Siding Manufacturer

Choosing a Vinyl Siding Manufacturer If you want to give your house a face-lift, fitting vinyl siding is a great way of changing the look of your home. Your first task is to choose your vinyl siding manufacturer, finding the product quality at a price that is best for you. A good start is to […]

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Vinyl Siding Installation

What’s Involved in Vinyl Siding Installation? When properly installed, vinyl siding is a great value that holds up to harsh weather conditions and looks great. When improperly installed, vinyl siding can trap unwanted moisture, come loose in wind storms, and look terrible. Here are a few important tips to follow to ensure a quality installation: […]

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Vinyl Siding Designs

Vinyl Siding Design Varieties Vinyl siding is available in a range of designs, including colors, styles, and textures, to help suit a wide variety of homes and exteriors. These main styles of siding offer homeowners the chance to customize their home: Brick Siding Log Cabin Siding Cedar Siding Stone Siding Liquid Siding Certainteed Siding Siding […]

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Vinyl Siding Cost

How Do the Potential Costs of Vinyl Siding Compare to The Costs of Other Siding Options? Vinyl siding is an attractive, cost-effective option for upgrading and protecting the exterior of your home. But it’s far from the only option. Also to consider are wood shingles and clapboard, masonry, and an increasingly popular option, fiber-cement. Each […]

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Vinyl Siding Contractor

What Factors Should You Consider When Choosing a Vinyl Siding Contractor? It makes sense to approach hiring a vinyl siding contractor the same way you would hire a contractor to do any other home improvement job: Ask friends and family members for recommendations. Once you’ve assembled a list of potential contractors, contact at least three […]

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Vinyl Siding Colors

Vinyl Siding Color Stereotypes A past stereotype of vinyl siding centered around its color, and how homeowners were restricted to light color only. Traditionally, vinyl siding was made from polyvinyl chloride, which caused dark color to fade in prolonged sunlight exposure. Today, vinyl siding is manufactured form “solarkote” and other chemically advanced materials, allowing darker, […]

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