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Renovation5 min

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 ever recorded. Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) can be used to cover a wide variety of expenses, like undertaking a much-needed remodeling project, paying off debt or even finally going on your dream vacation.
Curb Appeal5 min
6 Steps to Create a Welcoming Home Exterior

Most homeowners spend a considerable amount of time and money making their home’s interior inviting, but can sometimes fail to prioritize e…

Curb Appeal5 min
Infographic: Smooth Siding for Modern and Traditional Styles

Who says you're limited to your home's interior when it comes to letting your design personality shine? The power is yours to choose a sidi…

Renovation3 min
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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Renovation5 min
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 …

Renovation4 min
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…

Renovation4 min
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…

Maintenance5 min
Turn Your Tax Refund Into Lasting Home Improvement

GoBankRates.com estimates that the average tax refund this year will total about 3 000 $. In a survey conducted by that organization, 10 per…

Renovation7 min
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-…

Maintenance4 min
New LP® SmartSide® Smooth Trim & Siding Combines Advanced Durability, Long-Lasting Beauty & Smooth Finish

Manufactured with engineered wood strand technology, LP® SmartSide® Smooth Trim & Siding provides the advance…

Trends8 min
3 Ways a Backyard Shed Drives Value to Your Home

As a homeowner, you're faced with endless renovation options to increase the value of your property. If you want the best bang for your buc…

Outdoor Living
3 Reasons to Build a Backyard Shed This Winter

Winter may not be the season homeowners traditionally consider for a backyard shed-building project, but there are several reasons why now …

Curb Appeal8 min
4 Do’s and Don’ts of Curb Appeal

First impressions are everything, and a home is no exception. More than 65 % of buyers cite curb appeal as the most important aspect of a ho…