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Energy Efficient Siding with Designer-Matched Colors Take Your Home to a 'Wow!' Level

Homeowners have never been more focused on energy efficiency than they are today. They want to reduce utility bills and minimize their footprint pollution without compromising the attractiveness of their home. This white paper looks at exterior products that provide beauty, durability, sustainability and...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia




What to Look for in Replacement (and New Construction) Windows

Replacement windows, and original windows in a newly constructed home, are among the most important investments of a home. Not only do they need to keep the harsh elements out while keeping the indoors comfortable, they need to reflect the character of the home. This white paper identifies a few energy efficient window options available.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProVia




What Every Homeowner Should Know About Entry Door Replacement

A homeowner’s entry door is the portal to the family’s daily life, used throughout every day by family and friends. It’s no wonder that when it comes to replacing an entry door several important aspects need to be considered and researched before the purchase.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: ProVia


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Remodeling Survey: Hawaii Leads Nation in Home Renovation Plans

The GetHearth.com Home Renovation Survey recently ranked the U.S. states with the most home renovations planned for the upcoming year.

Remodeling Secret: Homes with Blue Bathrooms Sell for More than Expected

A fresh coat of paint in the right color may help sell a home for more money.

First Net Zero Energy Apartments Go Live in Los Angeles

It is the first project in Los Angeles where people can rent "eco-green" units.

Restored 1800s Dairy Barn Celebrates Timeless Style

Built a decade ago, the house sits ethereally on the edge of pond at the base of the Tetons.

Solar Screens Beautify Homes as Well as Save Energy (Video)

The new screen utilizes custom printed graphics and gives the visual appearance of Plantation Shutters from the outside,

Remodeled Barn Blends Rustic and Contemporary Styles

The project simply known as “The Barn” blends country and contemporary with transcendent results.

Harvard HouseZero Project Requires No HVAC or Daytime Electric Light

The renovation of the stick-built house will demonstrate how to transform this challenging building stock into a prototype of ultra-efficiency.

Disabled Vet Moves into New Smart Home

The home for Sgt. Walkup was built to make his life at home as seamless as it could be with customized design features and smart home technology.

Trendy Black Finish Redefines Window Style

Many homeowners today seek to coordinate finishes and hardware in matching colors to create a streamlined look in kitchens, baths and throughout the home.

Understanding Rainscreen Design for Home Exteriors

A rainscreen is essentially an extra layer of skin attached to the building to protect the main wall from harsh weather.

Appraisers Have Improved Tool to Aid Valuation of Green Home Features

The objective of this Addendum is to standardize the communication of the high performance features of residential properties.

Five must-haves for your bathroom remodel

While bathrooms don’t require facelifts as often as some Hollywood celebs, chances are if you have not changed anything in your bathrooms except the towels in the past 20 years, you should consider a fresh look.

Ply Gem Supports Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes Across America

Homebuilders in more than 70 communities across the U.S. will volunteer to help build, rehab or repair more than 200 homes as part of the initiative.

Custom Exterior Doors Command Attention (video)

It’s the first thing you see when you enter and the last thing you see when you leave.

How to Sustainably Remodel Your Home

By choosing to remodel, you have already made a green choice.

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