Ply Gem, a leading North American building products manufacturer, has unveiled new technology designed to boost siding performance. SolarDefense reflective technology is available on select vinyl siding lines from Mastic by Ply Gem, according to a release. SolarDefense provides protection...
Spring has sprung, and as temperatures rise across the country, so does interest among homeowners for sprucing up around the house and remodeling. Spending on home improvements is expected to grow nearly 5 percent in 2018, according to the National...
According to Builder Magazine, more than half of homeowners are planning to spend money on renovations this year.
A single additional layer of protective coating on your home’s exterior can have a profound effect on its ability to withstand the weather.
Metal roofing “fakes” look so good, it can be hard for homeowners to tell the difference between metal options and the originals.
When you’re asked what your budget is for your renovation project, you cannot say, “I don’t know.”
While more than 50 million people now live along the nation’s hurricane-prone coastlines, extreme climate occurrences aren’t just a coastal concern anymore.
It is faster and much easier to install and unlike real cedar it will never split, or need upkeep.
Faux wood beams and trim materials made from a polyurethane and factory finished can save the mess and environmental issues of wood finished on the building site.
As severe weather events increase in both frequency and severity, more states are looking for ways to make their coastal communities more resilient.
Homeowners who want to give their home a beautiful, high-value facelift with the warm, inviting look of stone artisanship now have an excellent choice.
If you are picturing globs of cement stuck to the side of your home, we can’t blame you.
In Wake County, North Carolina, Habitat for Humanity kicked off Home Builders Blitz Week, a component of the Home for Good project, a Ply Gem initiative to help build nearly 300 homes.
The April/May issue of AARP The Magazine discusses 9 home upgrades that increase the value of your home the most. Here's a look at the best places to invest in your home. If you're like many people 50 or older, your biggest asset may not be your 401(k) or IRA.
As product transparency becomes a larger part of green building certifications, building products companies are racing to have products certified to meet the standards.
The Home for Good Project is a multi-year initiative that includes a donation of over $1 million worth of exterior building products and funds for Habitat for Humanity.
A weather-tight home is the goal, as a combination of roofing, housewrap and accessory products are installed on the exterior of the winner's home.
If you're looking for an insulation strategy for a new or existing home, insulated vinyl siding just might be the answer.
To help building professionals understand the value of continuous insulation, Boral launched the “Continuous Insulation and the Path to Sustainability” podcast.
With the real estate marketing heating up, it may be a good time to invest in making your home more desirable.