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Plywood Siding: Pros & Cons, Grades, Types and More

Plywood can be used for a range of different things including everything from furniture to siding, but what exactly is it? Which kinds of tree are usually used for it and what do you need to know about this type of material before you get started? We will try and address all the different things… Read More

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Board and Batten Siding: Cost, Materials, Vinyl, Installation

In this article we seek to cover everything you need to know about board and batten siding, including the cost, different materials that are generally used for the purpose, some of the history and anything else you could possibly want to know. We’ll also cover other common siding styles so that you can get a… Read More

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T1-11 Siding: Price, Thickness, Installation, Nails

T1-11 is a type of siding made of plywood, meaning it’s a material made from thin sheets of wood veneer. These are glued together to give you the look you see. It also means that this is an engineered type of wood. History of T1-11 While originally being developed as a temporary solution before intended… Read More

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Wood Siding: Types, Pros & Cons, Styles, Maintenance & More

Wood is a popular type of siding material for those that truly do not believe that the mimicking styles do justice to the look. While you can get things such as vinyl siding or fiber cement siding that both do a great job at looking like wood, it’s simply not the same. Wood siding is… Read More

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Fiber Cement Siding: Pros & Cons, Cost, Styles

Fiber cement is a popular siding material just like vinyl siding, however there are some differences you should know about. We’ll also walk you through the pros and cons of the material, but first off, we’ll start by taking a closer look at what it actually is so that you get a good understanding of… Read More

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Vinyl Siding: Pros & Cons, Cost, Styles, Tools

Vinyl is the most popular siding material currently being made for a number of reasons. In this article, we’ll take you through all the different aspects you need to know about the material, including its pros and cons, how it stacks up against other types of material, what you need to be looking for with… Read More

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How to Get a Mortgage: Steps in the Process

For a lot of people, buying a home is one of their biggest dreams and it’s not just an experience that is emotionally hard, but also fulfilling, and if done correctly, it can be a very wise financial decision too. Getting a house is also a financial obligation to make monthly payments to the entity… Read More

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Forced Air vs Central Air: What’s The Difference and Why Does it Matter?

When you’re having an HVAC unit installed, there are a lot of terms that you may not know before, and while the contractor can help you understand the differences, it’s best that you do your own research too, to make sure you get the system that is right for you. Doing your own research will… Read More

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How Much Does Termite Inspection Cost?

How much does termite inspection cost? We’ll talk about that in this article, but we also believe it’s important to educate you on the different steps you are able to take to lessen the risk of getting an infestation in your home, as well what you need to be on the lookout for. What are… Read More

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Boiler Installation: Types, Cost, Tank Sizes, Efficiency & More

When you’re looking to install a boiler, there are a lot of different things you need to understand, if you haven’t already chosen the type that you are looking to have installed. In this extensive article, we’ll give you a much better understanding of what the job of a boiler is, which systems you should… Read More