Siding

Does Temperature and Color Matter for Vinyl Siding Installs?

March 5, 2020
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Yes. Vinyl siding, regardless of the quality, will expand and contract with temperatures.  Darker colored siding will expand more, lighter colors will expand less. This is also why it is important to assess what time of year you are having your vinyl siding installed.  Here’s some of the challenges that can occur in different seasons:…

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Affordable Siding — Questions to ask

June 15, 2015
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There are multiple options for siding on the market today, with vinyl siding being one of the most affordable.  While traditional wood or some of the wood substitutes are costly, vinyl gives you multiple choices. The key to understanding how to do siding affordably, you have to first consider that your contractor has the fixed…

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Buying from a House Flipper? Use Caution

March 4, 2015
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As a professional remodeler I see the good, the bad and the ugly.  Being an educated buyer is your best defense against inheriting someone else’s problem. Common problems that I see regularly are that low quality materials were used on house flipper projects and low quality installation practices were used.  This is not to say…

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Vinyl Siding Installed in the Wintertime? Installation can be tricky.

November 19, 2014
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No, vinyl siding installation in the winter time is not a good idea if you live in a northern climate.  As I write this, the temperature outside is 27 degrees here in Milwaukee.   Vinyl siding needs to be cut when it’s installed on your house and when a saw hits a piece of frozen…

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