When selecting siding for your next home build, there are multiple factors to consider with your client: cost, aesthetics, ease of installation, durability, water resistance, and energy efficiency. To make things even more difficult, there are also a variety of types of siding to choose from. To simplify the decision process, let’s break down the six most popular types of siding to help you identify the right choice for your client’s needs.
When working on a remodel or building a new home, the siding is an important consideration. It not only protects the home’s structure and provides insulation, but it defines the look of the building. Vinyl and wood are two traditional choices, but time and again, metal siding wins the popularity award. It really is one of the most commonly-used materials, and for good reason.
Topics: Metal Siding
Many people get caught with a leaky roof dilemma in the Winter months. If a leak appears during the Winter, is it best to wait and repair it during the Spring or take action immediately? Leaks can actually cause more damage in the Winter because water continuously freezes and thaws, which can make leaks bigger or even causes new ones. For that reason, it’s recommended that leaky roofs are repaired as soon as possible. To the surprise of many, roofers do work throughout the Winter. While it’s more common to repair roofs during the warmer weather, some roofs are suitable for cold weather repair. Here are roofing materials that can be installed during the Winter, and others that will need to wait until Spring.
A work shed is the jack of all trades when it comes to outbuildings. It is a storage area for your off season equipment, your spare gas cans, and your seasonal decorations. It’s a work space for your construction projects and home repairs. It’s a place where saw dust is acceptable and loud noises are expected. It’s an excuse to get away from the house. No matter what your work shed is to you, here are ten tips that will make it great.
Topics: Metal Siding
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