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Vinyl Siding & Stonework: A Match Made In Heaven

Vinyl Siding & Stonework: A Match Made In Heaven

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Whether you’re trading in your beloved cedar shake for a low-maintenance vinyl alternative, or you’re simply looking to upgrade your existing vinyl with a new style or color, your home improvement options don’t end there. Vinyl is a durable, cost-effective and (in our humble opinion) beautiful siding selection but some of the most beautiful homes get a little help from the addition of stonework. If you’re planning a home makeover, let your imagination wander over the possibilities before you commit. These are just some of the types of stonework that can enhance the beauty of your home. Why Include Stone?…

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4 Beautiful Vinyl Siding Options To Improve Curb Appeal

4 Beautiful Vinyl Siding Options To Improve Curb Appeal

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Vinyl siding as a building material is less than three-quarters of a century old, but the debate over using it seems as timeless as the universe itself. Proponents praise its cost-effectiveness, ease of maintenance and beauty. Detractors insist that the only truly beautiful building material is wood. You can probably guess where we stand on the subject! While wood, and even other siding types like brick, stone and stucco are all beautiful in their own right, only vinyl affords you the flexibility in colors, styles, and shapes. And it’s the only siding type that you can keep looking beautiful for…

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Thinking DIY For Your Vinyl Siding Installation? Think Again!

Thinking DIY For Your Vinyl Siding Installation? Think Again!

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It can’t be that hard, can it? You watched an episode of your favorite home renovation TV show and you know what to look out for. You’re confident that they covered all the bases, but still you did your own research, just to be sure, and the YouTube videos all made it look like child’s play — one guy even whistled while he worked. You found a reputable vinyl siding manufacturer, picked a color, and have credit card in hand. You’re ready to start your DIY project! But before going any further, consider the following. It just might save you…

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How Much Does Vinyl Siding Cost?

How Much Does Vinyl Siding Cost?

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Do a quick Google search and you’ll find lots of calculators that will let you estimate the cost of installing or replacing the vinyl siding on your home. The formulas are based on square footage, number of floors and sometimes “house difficulty”, a rather abstract term that a homeowner may not know quite what to do with. You’ll also find plenty of “average siding costs” that can range wildly. If you’re looking to budget for your home improvement project, not only can the task of pricing out vinyl siding be frustrating, but it can also end up fruitless. The problem…

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Pros And Cons of Vinyl Siding (And 5 Other Siding Types)

Pros And Cons of Vinyl Siding (And 5 Other Siding Types)

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Choosing a new siding for your home can be a dizzying experience. There are  a number of options to sort through, each with pros and cons, from cost to maintenance and more. If you’re thinking about tackling a home improvement project that will beautify your home and add resale value, you’re going to have to do your research, and that starts with understanding what the different siding types have to offer and which options best fit your personal aesthetic, lifestyle and budget. 7 Points To Consider As You Choose New Siding Before delving into the pros and cons of each…

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Five Tips To Keep Your Vinyl Siding Looking New

Five Tips To Keep Your Vinyl Siding Looking New

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Imagine: you’re relaxing outside on your porch on a beautiful summer’s day. Looking around your yard, you can’t help but admire your wonderful landscaping. The trees are in bloom, the flowers are colorful, and your house’s siding looks… green? Pollen, dirt, and all sorts of grime can build up over time, leaving your home looking like a lackluster version of its former self. Luckily, for homeowners who have a house with vinyl siding, this problem is easily fixable… as long as it’s done right! One of the great things about vinyl siding is its beauty, durability and ease of maintenance….

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Got Bees? It Could Be A Siding Problem

Got Bees? It Could Be A Siding Problem

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It’s that time of year when the creepy crawly things come out in droves. And while some, like butterflies and ladybugs, can be fun – others, like bees, can make our lives miserable. We know we need them, but in spite of their amazing honey-producing skills, we can’t let them cozy up in our homes where they can become a danger to us, our families and even guests who stop by for a Sunday barbecue and get more than they bargained for. If you’re suddenly seeing a surge in bee population around your home, your siding could be the culprit….

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