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Tips on Re-Siding in Historic Districts

If you own a home in a historic district, you can forget about replacing the existing siding with vinyl. Most historic districts require replacement siding to closely match the original, hence wood (or engineered wood) and brick. Understanding home building regulations based on historic overlays can help eliminate the headache during renovations, so it’s important to stay in the know before embarking on the project.
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Top Four Home Exterior Tips for Fall

With fall just around the corner, it’s time to plan how you will ensure your home’s exterior is ready for the cooler temperatures while als…

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What’s a HELOC and How Can it Finance Your Next Remodel?

U.S. homeowners have a record amount of available equity at their fingertips—more than $6 trillion to be exact—which is the highest volume …

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Can You Install Siding Without A Contractor?

If you’re a skilled Do-It-Yourselfer, you can install siding on your own without assistance from a contractor. You would need to carefully …

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Hail Damage Doesn’t Have To Result In Re-Siding

Not long ago, we used the term “Hail Zone” to describe those unfortunate places in mid-America that frequently experience devastating hail …

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7 Places to Splurge or Save During Your Home Renovation

When it comes to home renovation projects, your budget can quickly go from manageable to astronomical. But how do you know where you should…

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Remodeling Spending: A Waste Or Worth It?

If you are considering a home renovation but weighing the cost versus the long-term gains, you are not alone. Some candidates for home remo…

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Remodeling 101: A Complete Guide to Renovation Planning

Most home renovation shows you see on TV depict more of an expectation versus the reality. They show remodeling projects as no-hassle, fun-…

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A Pro’s Perspective: What to Ask When Shopping for a Shed

Anyone who shops for a new shed wants to ensure they’re getting the best bang for their buck. Yet it can be a challenge to know just what t…

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Shed Buying Do’s & Don’ts From a Shed Dealer

Ready to buy a shed? We have tips from a pro to help you narrow down your options and find the right shed for your specific situation.

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Tips to Turn Your Outdoor Shed Into the Ultimate Workshop

Make your shed more than a storage building by turning it into a unique workshop where you can relax, get creative and be inspired! LP® Out…

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Shed Shopping 101: What to Ask, Where to Buy

You’re tired of the garage clutter. You need a storage shed to protect your stuff and help you get your life organized. But there are so ma…

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Tips to Create a Home Office You'll Want to Work In

With nearly 40% of American workers currently working from home at least part of the time, the home office has become a necessity rather th…

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Attached or Detached: Which Garage Is Right for You?

If you own a home without a garage, chances are a garage or shed is on your wish list. The convenience of protecting vehicles from the weat…

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Smooth Finish or Cedar Texture: Which Siding Finish Will You Choose?

More and more, homeowners and contractors are becoming aware of the outstanding benefits of installing LP® SmartSide® engineered wood sidin…

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Buying a Shed vs. Building a Shed: Which Is Right for You?

Storage sheds make an ideal home for lawn equipment, gardening supplies and more, allowing you to cut down on indoor clutter and free up mo…

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Moving On: Tips for an Organized Move

Did you know that Americans are one of the most mobile populations in the world? The U.S. Census Bureau reports that every year, about 12 p…

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FAQs About 5 Home Siding Options

Siding is a major concern during any home exterior remodeling project. Use this guide to learn more about siding materials and the installa…

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Paint Colors for Doors

While some homeowners prefer a traditional stained wood door, there are benefits to choosing a painted door. Paint-grade wood is significan…

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Exterior vs. Interior Paint Color – What’s the Difference?

Determining exterior house colors can be a daunting task, and I’m here to help you make the right decisions so that you can get the look yo…

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