Entries by Tod Newman

Warning Signs That Your Vinyl Siding Needs Replaced

Vinyl siding was first invented by scientists at DuPont during World War II. They were investigating ways to use leftover plastic scrap, and developed a plastic that was lightweight, waterproof, and durable.  In the postwar suburban boom, vinyl siding became increasingly popular both in new home construction and old home renovation, due to the ease […]

What is Vinyl Shake Siding?

Vinyl shake siding is a synthetic alternative to cedar shake siding. It seeks to emulate the rustic look of freshly sawn cedar planks, but doesn’t have the hassle of caring for real wood siding. It’s constructed of polyvinyl chloride (or pvc) which is the same material that regular vinyl siding is made of, and its […]

What You Need to Know About Exterior Home Color Trends in 2021

In the process of building a new home? Looking for inspiration to enhance the curb appeal of your existing home’s exterior with a makeover? If so, you might be wondering what types of color choices are currently popular.  The Possibilities Are Endless for the Modern Home You have a wide range of options when it […]

Top Tips for Vinyl Siding Maintenance

2020 saw an explosion in home remodeling, as many homeowners used the pandemic downtime to improve their home’s curb appeal through various DIY home improvement projects. And, this uptick in remodeling doesn’t show any signs of slowing down any time soon. Many homeowners who are remodeling decide to invest in vinyl cedar shake siding because […]

Vertical vs. Horizontal Siding

Like most components of your home, there will come a time when you need to replace your siding. And, lucky for you, you’ll have a lot of options to choose from for your home exterior. However, along with the specific type of siding you ultimately choose, there is another major choice that you might not […]

How Long Does Vinyl Siding Last?

If you’re looking to install new siding–particularly if you’re considering vinyl shake siding–you may be wondering: how long does vinyl siding last?  Like most building materials (like window frames and roofing shingles), the lifespan of vinyl siding can vary based on a number of factors. However, in most cases, vinyl siding will last 30 to […]

Benefits Of Vinyl Siding: Top 5 Myths Explained

Are you in the market to freshen up the curb appeal of your home, but confused about your exterior siding options? Are you in the process of building a new home and feeling overwhelmed by decisions? If so, it’s important to get the facts about vinyl siding.

Vinyl Siding vs. Brick Siding: Making The Right Choice For Your Home

Whether you’re remodeling to enhance the look of your current home or building a new home, the choice you make for siding material is an important one. The residential siding industry is projected to top $126 billion by 2024, thanks to the multiple benefits it offers. Siding not only protects your home’s exterior from extreme […]