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Green Choices In Siding Products

Wood: especially if local, salvaged, or engineered from farmed, fast-growing tropical wood.  It may last over 100 years, and can be recycled. Not Cheap! Steel: more than aluminum; recycled, some brands 100% recycled (Rollex). Six old...

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Home Improvements = Good Investments

Most people realize that certain improvements are a good "investment" if you are planning to sell your home soon. What about a value for your house if you plan to keep it for a few years?  People think in turns of a Return on Investment or...

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Isn’t Steel Siding Better?

It doesn’t burn…but vinyl burns very poorly, creating gases that tend to put out the flames.  The vapors are irritating—no silent poisoning is possible, unlike carbon monoxide from burning wood, kerosene, or diesel.   Steel will...

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Moisture, the Invisible Homewrecker?

All houses have many sources of moisture, which can damage windows, interiors, exterior paint, and siding.  Protection is much better from outside moisture than inside moisture! Sources of moisture: us humans, laundry, showers, cooking,...

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