Roofing & Siding
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.
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.
For fast, accurate installation, organize and cut trim pieces by window size, then preassemble into frames in the shop
This inspiring modernization of an 80-year-old historical structure holds lessons any remodeler can put to work
A big-ticket multi-family project can look super-tempting, but many siding contractors would rather not bid it
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
Randy Burton is picky about exterior products, but he likes this cedar-look polypropylene shake
Combine step flashing on the roof with through-wall flashing at the masonry
The best siding companies make proper installation a calling card and point of differentiation
Offering custom roof flashing to clients can set you apart from the competition. Here are two ways to introduce the option into your business.
Products from Grayne, CertainTeed, Foundry Specialty Siding, and Mid-America
Solar power and a maximum fan speed of 400 cfm are key to this easy-to-install replacement fan