Entries by Tod Newman

What Is The Most Energy Efficient Siding Material?

Your home’s exterior cladding is at the forefront of the house’s performance against mother nature’s elements. It’s the first layer of the home that encounters rain, wind, snow, hail and anything else that the local climate can throw at it. Along with protecting your home’s internal layers from all of the outdoor elements and providing […]

Cedar Shingles vs. Vinyl Shake Siding: Which One Wins?

When you’re in the market to upgrade the exterior of your home, the options are limitless, especially when it comes to siding. If you’re in the market for the rustic, layered look of wood shake shingles, you have some important decisions to make (and we’re not just talking about color). As technology has evolved, the […]

Popular Vinyl Shake Siding Colors For 2022

Choosing the best color for the exterior of your home is an important step in the overall curb appeal of the property. Trending exterior vinyl siding colors are farmhouse white exteriors, moody black combinations, dark blue palettes and timeless gray. Colors look 5-10 times lighter outside than inside. Choosing cedar shake siding colors is no […]

How is Vinyl Siding Measured and Sold?

Vinyl siding replacement is a popular option for homeowners who want to boost their home’s curb appeal while protecting its value and energy efficiency. But, estimating the amount of siding needed (and cost per square feet) can be daunting, if not overwhelming! However, if you keep a few key factors in mind, your siding installation […]

The Best Ways To Clean Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is by far one of the most popular choices for home exterior cladding decor on the market, the low cost, style and durability are unmatched. Maintenance of your vinyl siding can be cumbersome if you’ve never had it and you may have many questions, but it’s actually quite easy. You can do it […]

How Long Does Vinyl Siding Installation Take?

Low maintenance. No painting. Durability. These are some of the main reasons why homeowners choose vinyl siding for their homes. While vinyl siding is designed to last for decades, it will eventually need to be replaced after wear and tear. So when it’s time, how long does vinyl siding installation take? 

Can You Paint Vinyl Siding? What You Need to Know Before Painting

Old, faded siding decreases your home’s curb appeal. Nothing beats brand new siding, but some homeowners may consider painting vinyl siding to update their home’s exterior. How does a new paint job affect the siding’s durability? Exterior paint is always a risk since it is exposed to harsh weather conditions. So, can you paint vinyl […]

How to Prepare Your Vinyl Siding for Winter

Once again, the cold winds and freezing temperatures of winter have come to greet us. But while you’re curled up in the house with a mug of hot chocolate, your home’s exterior is exposed to all of the unpleasant weather conditions that the winter months can bring. Vinyl siding is known for its durability, but […]

Vinyl Shake Siding Installation: DIY or Go With the Pros?

There are many reasons to replace old, worn-out siding: Homeowners can give its resale value a boost by simultaneously enhancing curb appeal and improving energy efficiency. But what all is involved in replacing your siding? Is it something you can do yourself, or should you seek the assistance of a professional siding contractor? Learn more […]