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Hardiplank Siding vs. Wood or Vinyl Siding in Massachusetts

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

Many homeowners in New England are opting for hardiplank siding these days as a practical choice for busy lifestyles and cost-efficiency.  This is because hardiplank requires less maintenance, lasts longer, has a higher safety rating, and has a greater return on investment than other exterior siding products made of wood or vinyl. 

APEX Fiberglass Siding System Contractor in Massachusetts

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

Marvin Windows and Doors introduced the nation's first siding system using Ultrex®, a patented pultruded fiberglass offering high performance characteristics, exceptional durability and long-lasting aesthetics in May 2010.

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Considering a Decking Installation in MA This Spring?

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

You’d be surprised the number of decking projects gone awry that we have encountered over the years. Eager homeowners head out to the hardware store, buy some materials, and try to go home and construct a deck based on internet or DIY magazine instructions, and then desperately call us halfway through the project for relief.

Top New England Spring Renovations & Post-Winter Exterior Home Repairs

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

We’re on the cusp of springtime in the Boston area, and it’s time to assess how well your home’s exterior construction held up through the harsh New England winter. Perhaps your exterior siding installation requires repairs or replacement. Maybe your exterior painting is peeling, chipped, and becoming unsightly and you need a professional painting contractor to assist.

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Four Considerations When Screening a Professional Contractor in MA

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

Perhaps you’re a homeowner in the Boston area preparing a springtime home renovation list or a business owner looking for reliable commercial contractor services in MA. The common ground shared by both parties is that you need to find a reputable and reliable local contractor – which can be more challenging than one might think.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Home Improvements in MA

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

Facing the challenges of home renovations can be daunting, and the beginning of a new year is an excellent time to make a commitment to get those tasks handled by a professional contractor in MA or with a DIY spirit. Here are 4 top renovations and remodeling projects we are hearing homeowners discuss for a more beautiful and comfortable home in 2013.

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How to Lower Winter Heating Bills this Winter – 5 Tips to Reduce Energy Use

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

There are many simple ways to lower your heating bills this winter season, and many of these won’t cost you a penny – rather, these tips can help you enjoy greater home comfort and help you keep more of your money in the bank.

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How to Remove Ice and Snow from Composite and Wood Decking

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

Although the processes are similar, there are a few material specific guidelines to consider when removing snow from wood decking vs. removing snow from composite decking in MA. As a general rule for all decking installations, it’s best to first sweep off all the standing snow, and then use a plastic shovel to gently chip away at the edge of the ice sheets until they break apart. Occasionally, the use of buckets of hot water provides a natural enhancement to speed up and ease the process. However, if the accumulations are too great, you may have to resort to alternatives.

Fiber Cement Siding Solutions for a Durable, Low Maintenance Home

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

Fiber cement siding, commonly called Hardiplank, is one of the most resilient siding options for Massachusetts homeowners. After all, it comes with a generous warranty, requires almost no maintenance, and offers an excellent return on investment. These benefits were precisely what this Marlborough MA fiber cement siding customer wanted, and we were happy to oblige.

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Home Improvements with Best ROI to Ask Your Home Contractor About

Posted by Josilaine Lawrence

Whether looking to make home improvements out of necessity, for personal enjoyment, or with the intent to sell in the future, making the right choice can affect the overall value of your home for the better. According to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, 1/3 of homeowners are looking to increase their home’s value. However, certain investments offer a better return than others, or ROI, and these are some of the wisest upgrades you can ask you home contractor in Massachusetts about.

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