All posts tagged "Siding"
Shou Sugi Ban – Japanese Charred Wood
The term “Shou-Sugi-Ban” is Japanese and literally translates to “burnt cedar board”. The term is commonly used to describe the centuries old Japanese technique of charring “Sugi” (cedar) planks used for residential siding, fencing, and decking projects....
- Posted June 2, 2018
Sustainable Synthetic Siding on Point with Traditional Wood
We wanted something durable, green and sustainable that would also be attractive and authentic to the home’s appearance. Pining for a rough-hewn redwood exterior proved cost-prohibitive for an historic home renovation project. Unfortunately, the home’s exterior siding...
- Posted April 14, 2018
Sustainable Synthetic Siding On Point With Traditional Wood
Pining for a rough-hewn redwood exterior proved cost-prohibitive for an historic home renovation project, as Morris and James Carey and their Carey Bros. Remodeling team revive a San Francisco Bay Area early 20th century Craftsmen-style bungalow back...
- Posted August 28, 2017
Boral TruExterior Siding & Trim: As Easy as Cut, Fasten, Paint—Done
Boral TruExterior® Siding & Trim is an entirely new category of exterior products, one that offers phenomenal performance, remarkable workability and a lasting look without the limitations that commonly plague other exterior materials. The industry’s first and only poly-ash...
- Posted August 6, 2017
5 Siding Materials That Go Beautifully With Brick
We love brick. Who doesn’t? The building material of choice for ages, it is revered for its rich, organic texture, color and visual interest. And it only gets better with time, the color having more depth after...
- Posted January 18, 2017
Tip of the Day: Concrete Inroads
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day. http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-01-06.mp3
- Posted January 6, 2017
Five Ways to Enhance a Home Exterior During National Curb Appeal Month
If your home’s siding is ready for replacing this year or the entire outside of your home looks a bit “blah,” National Curb Appeal Month in August is the time to borrow some successful ideas from builders...
- Posted July 21, 2016
4 things to consider when choosing siding
Selecting new siding is one of the most important decisions homeowners face when building new or remodeling an existing home. With so many options — both classic and modern materials — there’s a lot to consider. Many...
- Posted March 15, 2016
A Beginners Guide to Choosing Siding
Siding is one of the most important building components of a home. It, more than any other element, influences a home’s overall appearance and, thus, its value. Contrary to popular belief, siding is NOT designed to act...
- Posted August 14, 2015
Clutter Affects Our Brains but Sheds Improve Home Organization
Shed Sales Could Reach $800 Million Annually by 2018 Clutter negatively affects our brains, ability to focus and process information. LP Building Products’ proprietary research shows that U.S. consumers strive to make their homes a sanctuary from...
- Posted January 25, 2015