Trends in Exterior Cladding

Today’s exterior claddings are a careful curation of natural and man-made materials that add warmth and authenticity ... with labor-saving ways to install them


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Tyvek DrainVent Rainscreen: Superior Protection for Even the Most Challenging Exteriors

DuPont Tyvek DrainVent Rainscreen offers superior performance against water intrusion to protect the unique reclaimed wood cladding of the Guadalupe River Ranch

Siding + Trim

Manufacturer Innovation Means Plenty of Siding Options for Builders

Mainstays—stucco, vinyl, and fiber-cement—are sticking around, with a host of new siding products added to the mix offering fresh takes on durability, performance, and aesthetics

Design

Brick is Back: After Years of Decline, the Exterior Material Returns

More builders are choosing brick as an exterior wall material after years of decline, reports Home Innovation Research Labs.

Products

Two Ways to a Faster Insulated Remodel

How insulated sheathing helped New York builder and remodeler Jeremy Kassel bring old homes up to modern standards.

Building Materials

Vinyl, Stucco Were Used Most on New Construction in 2019

The Census Bureau's Survey of Construction found that vinyl and stucco were the most popular principal exterior wall material used in new homes las

Windows + Doors

13 Standouts in New Window and Door Products

From new styles in steel garage doors to all-black window and door frames to meet trending consumer demand, these 13 products offer a range of attractive solutions for windows and doors

Home Design

Gable Art 101: Types, Tips, and What Not to Do

Gable art comes in many forms and with many questions.

Top 100 Products

2020 Pro Builder Top 100 Products

Pro Builder's annual list of the building products that garnered the most reader interest through the year

Siding + Trim

Plentiful Siding Options Pose a Decision-Making Challenge

Vinyl siding may still be popular with many homeowners, but siding choices in today’s market have moved well beyond vinyl to offer consumers a wealth of fresh options

Windows

Windows Into the Future: Fenestration Trends and Technologies

New technologies help meet demand for larger, more durable, and better-performing fenestration products and systems

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