Roofing & Siding

I was focused on my job, relying on remodeling pros to be focused on theirs. Maybe I got too much of a good thing.

 Davinci Roofscapes roofing installation

Composite roofing can solve many of the challenges found with natural materials like cedar shake and slate

Roof remodeling

Roofs can be remodeled for any number of reasons, but there are a few key things to consider

Products from Trim Solutions, Eldorado Stone, Kleer, Versatex Building Products, ProVia, James Hardie, CertainTeed, Tando Building Products, and LP SmartSide

pro remodeler's top 100 products

Professional Remodeler’s annual roundup of the top 100 products as chosen by you, our readers

CartainTeed StoneFacade veneer siding in Appalachian Twilight

StoneFacade manufactured veneer stone in Appalachian Twilight: photo courtesy of CertainTeed 

Manufactured stone veneer provides instant curb appeal, but lack of installers and the increased cost and time involved are a challenge for siding contractors

professional remodeler adding a space between exterior wall and roof for efficiency

Whether you use trusses or rafters, creating space above exterior walls will improve energy performance

The need to replace a roof early can come from weather, subpar installation, or product failure

You’ve read about rogue roofing contractors who scam unwitting homeowners? This scam’s aimed at roofers. 

To showcase its durability, this subfloor went through the iron man of building products 

Here's how to produce a high-quality, marketing video using a drone. 

the 2018 the new american remodel home

Restored ironwork and a return to French doors in the façade keep the focus of The New American Home on the original home’s core as something that remained true to its period design while also transcending the traditional architecture of its old Orlando neighborhood. The side additions and connecting stone-and-brick terraces project a timeless estate feel that fits Florida, but would be equally at home in the Northeast or Midwest.

Carefully chosen and finely detailed products define the 2018 New American Remodel

As close to "hail-proof" as this veteran roofer has seen

Shingling over an old roof may be faster, cheaper, and a common practice. But some companies refuse to do it.

ben bogie putting in a window

For fast, accurate installation, organize and cut trim pieces by window size, then preassemble into frames in the shop

Photo courtesy Jeffrey A. Davis, Davis Photograph

This inspiring modernization of an 80-year-old historical structure holds lessons any remodeler can put to work

Image of commercial property with For Lease sign

Photo: Pixabay.com

A big-ticket multi-family project can look super-tempting, but many siding contractors would rather not bid it

Roofer with harness on rooftop

Photo: Pixabay.com

Homeowners are often shocked to discover that the roofing company that installed their new roof or repaired their old one is out of business

The more detailed and transparent you are in your bid, the more likely you are to get a signature on a contract

A trim system that solves one of PVC’s main challenges

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