Standard vinyl siding offers plenty of benefits to a home in terms of appeal, efficiency,and weather protection. However, it’s not without disadvantages. Homeowners often find the pliable material too “soft” to cover awkward corners and contours in their wall structures. Press a little too hard and you can warp a vinyl siding permanently. Insulated siding addresses all these issues effectively. Moreover, its built-in insulation also helps improve your overall energy efficiency. It does all this and more, of course, for a price.
It may not be easy to choose between a cedar and insulated vinyl siding. On the one hand, you have a natural product that provides a rustic look. On the other, you have a more versatile siding material. In today’s post, Homecraft Inc., your local siding contractor, makes a case for the latter as we highlight CedarMAX vinyl siding from ProVia®.
When planning for home improvement, it can be difficult to pinpoint where you should get started. Let’s get real–home improvement can be a significant investment. If you want to make the most of every dollar you’ll be spending then, it will be best to tackle projects that promise considerable returns on investment (ROI) first. Typically, these projects are those that not only improve your home’s appearance but also boost your property’s energy efficiency and overall, year-round comfort. [Read more…]
The ultimate benefit of hiring a siding company is convenience. However, this doesn’t mean you no longer have a role to play to ensure the success of your project. You may not be the one hammering the nails, but there are things you’d do to make life way easier for everyone.
Starting a home improvement project can sometimes feel overwhelming. After all, during the course of the project, you will have to make many decisions and deal with all the noise and dust that comes from construction. You’ll also have to be prepared to deal with the unexpected. Fortunately, a home improvement project doesn’t have to be stressful and overwhelming. Homecraft®, the top local vinyl siding company, provides a few tips: [Read more…]
Door types by operating mechanism
Doors, ultimately, fall into two categories: swinging doors and sliding doors. [Read more…]
Types of roofs by pitch
The biggest catch-all category for roofs is the pitch, or slope of the roof. The value, calculated as rise over run, is expressed in terms of how many inches the roof rises for every twelve inches that the roof covers laterally. [Read more…]
The way your home looks from the outside is just as important as the way it looks on the inside. While only those you let into your castle will ever see the interior of your home, it’s exterior facade is there for all to see. It’s a statement you make to the rest of the world. Coordinating the exterior features of your home into a pleasant, complementary whole boosts your self-esteem and allows you to face the world with pride. Conversely, a mismatched exterior can only detract from your image and self-esteem. For those who’re new to the art of exterior design, here’s a handy guide to help you along. [Read more…]