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Category: Siding

4 Considerations for New Siding

New siding may not be your dream renovation, but it’s one of the most practical and vital upgrades you can possibly undertake. Siding is effectively the “external armor” of your home, protecting it against the elements. It’s also a vital aesthetic component of any home – the “curb appeal” factor of your property will be…

What Happens if You Neglect Your Home’s Siding?

Like it or not, siding is an extremely important aspect of your home. Aside from your roof, it’s the single most critical element of protection against the elements. Siding is basically the outer “skin” or armor of your home, protecting it against the elements (sun, wind, rain, ice, humidity, and so forth). There’s also an…

What Type of Siding Should I Choose for My Home?

In a world where every consumer choice has multiplied in recent years, people are often overwhelmed by the sheer number of options out there. This is true in so many areas, whether you’re shopping for electronic devices, appliances, or important renovations to our homes. What about siding? Surely this decision is even more important than…

What’s the Right Way to Clean Siding?

Many home owners love vinyl siding because it’s relatively low maintenance. You don’t have to deal with peeling paint or chipping plaster, and it’s nearly impervious to all weather elements. That said, even this low maintenance material will need to be cleaned once in a while. Vinyl siding will gather dirt and grime over time,…

Aluminum vs. Vinyl Siding: An Honest Comparison

Siding may not be something you spend long periods of time thinking about — in fact, siding is something we’d all like to think about as little as possible. There are enough details to consider in life already. Really beautiful siding, however, made of the best material and installed by reputable professionals, can really add…

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What are the Best and Worst Types of Siding, and Why?

Your home’s siding is important. In fact, there’s an argument that nothing is more important in terms of your home’s structural integrity and long-term value. Siding is your first line of defense against the elements—including wind, rain, hail and falling branches. It also defines the aesthetic value of your property. Quality siding that fits your…

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Siding Selection: What Are Your Options?

Too often, homeowners ignore their siding, not realizing that worn-out siding can affect the appearance of their home. Does your siding look washed up, bland? Does algae grow on it? Perhaps it’s time to replace it. You can find just about any type of siding for your New Jersey home. However, the most significant factor…