Outdoor Living4 min

Stay on Trend with These Top Five Backyard Trends of 2019

With fall comes perfect outdoor entertaining weather. So, avoid the stress of a packed house and the extensive indoor clean-up, and join the 47 % of residents who are making their backyard an entertainment hub by taking the party outside. To get your backyard space looking Pinterest-polished, we've put together a list of the top five backyard trends of 2019. These simple upgrades can help turn your yard into a show-stopping spot fit for any occasion:
Trends5 min
Why More Homeowners Are Choosing Prefinished Siding…And You Should Too

As time fades, so do exterior remodeling trends. One trend we aren't seeing losing its appeal anytime soon, however, is prefinished siding.…

Renovation5 min
A Homeowner’s Perspective: How to Navigate the Renovation Planning Process

When considering an exterior remodel, homeowners can often be intimidated by the layers of planning and countless decisions to be made…from…

Curb Appeal5 min
Using the Right Siding for a Craftsman Home

Today’s craftsman-style homes are variations of the ones first built in America in the late 1890s in a revolt against the overly ornate Vic…

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5 Tips for Getting an Accurate Siding Estimate

You've noticed your home's siding could use a face lift. Maybe your siding is cracked, has damaging build-up or perhaps the passage of time…

Renovation6 min
Home Improvement Show Proves Your Siding Project Can Be A Smooth Journey

The popular Lifetime Channel remodeling show Designing Spaces likes to document the home improvement journey to show that it can indeed be …

Renovation5 min
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 re…

Renovation5 min
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…

Trends6 min
Using the Right Siding for a Ranch Home

Ranch-style home designs are known for low and wide single-story profiles, large picture windows, sliding glass doors and attached front ga…

Maintenance4 min
What First-Time Buyers Should Know About Home Maintenance and Storage

Most first-time homebuyers arm themselves with a lot of information about mortgage interest rates and closing costs. What they sometimes ov…

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Trend Alert: Sleek & Smooth Style on the Rise

It’s no surprise that 97 % of realtors say that curb appeal is most important to a potential buyer, which makes keeping up with the latest e…

Trends5 min
Using the Right Siding for a Modern Farmhouse

In recent years, designers have offered new visions of this classic style and have dubbed it the "modern farmhouse." Chip and Joanna Gaines…

Outdoor Living6 min
How to Keep Your Shed Cooler in Summer

In many parts of the U.S., a shed can get unbearably hot in the summer unless you take steps to ventilate it and prevent the sun’s radiant …