Siding

Siding is not just a cosmetic part of a home; it is heavily related to insulation, energy efficiency, and keeping moisture from damaging the home's structure. New advances in both siding and insulation in recent years have greatly increased the potential for energy conservation in homes.



With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Sh

Features
January 21, 2013

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Show push the envelope when it comes to both modular housing design and ultra-green construction.

Profile: Olstedt Construction, Seaside, Ore.

Profile: Olstedt Construction, Seaside, Ore.

Features
January 15, 2013

Situated on the picturesque Oregon Coast, Seaside is a community insulated between the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade foothills. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been insulated from the housing downturn. Olstedt Construction has felt the blow like many builders around the country, but has found itself able to adapt and remain successful.

Products
November 20, 2012

NAPCO by Ply Gem’s redesigned Board & Batten Siding offers an enhanced look and color selection.

4 product trends for 2012

4 product trends for 2012

Features
August 24, 2012

This year, the editors identified four major themes while judging the 101 Best New Products competition.

CalStar Thru-Wall Block Units

CalStar Thru-Wall Block Units

Products
August 22, 2012

CalStar’s Thru-Wall Unit combines the structural properties of standard concrete block with the preferred aesthetic of a traditional brick wall.

James Hardie 5” Exposure HardieShingle Siding

James Hardie 5” Exposure HardieShingle Siding

Products
August 22, 2012

For those looking to replicate the look of eastern white cedar shingles in a fiber-cement product, James Hardie Building Products offers its 5” Exposure HardieShingle Siding Straight-Edge Panels.

CertainTeed ColorMax Stains

CertainTeed ColorMax Stains

Products
June 08, 2012

Six new natural wood stains are available for CertainTeed’s WeatherBoards fiber cement siding: Redwood, Mahogany, Maple, Cedar, Emerald and Slate.

GAF, Homeliest Home Contest, Ply Gem, makeover, exterior

GAF, Homeliest Home Contest, Ply Gem, makeover, exterior

News
June 04, 2012

GAF announced today the GAF Homeliest Home Contest, together with Ply Gem, starting on June 4, 2012.

Products
April 02, 2012

Mastic Home Exteriors by Ply Gem introduces a new certified green insulated siding system.

LP SmartSide CarraraFinishes

LP SmartSide CarraraFinishes

Products
March 23, 2012

The LP SmartSide CarraraFinishes System consists of a stucco finish applied directly to LP SmartSide panel siding.

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