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James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding Pre Primed vs Color Plus Pre Painted

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James Hardie Plank Siding is available in Pre Primed or Color Plus (Pre Painted) So what’s better for me? Pre Primed- Pre Primed is a great option for the homeowner who wants to dial in the exact color they want. Sherwin Williams has a book of thousands of colors. You can also color match or […]

Real Estate Exterior Condition of Buying And Selling

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Are you buying or selling a home? Are you located in the Portland Metro, Vancouver Washington or surrounding areas? We highly recommend having your home inspected by a professional. If you are a buying chances are you will want the Seller to fix everything as best as possible. If you are the Seller chances are […]

Vinyl Siding Design Ideas

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Vinyl Siding Design Ideas Like Fiber Cement and Wood Siding, Vinyl Siding also has many great options for design ideas. You have multi options of grain textures, Different Lap Siding Exposures, Vertical Panel, Shake, Board and Batten, Foam Fitted Vinyl and more. Most common Vinyl Siding design option is a double 4.5” Reveal Lap siding. […]

Choosing your Preferred Exterior Siding Installation Contractor!

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What Siding Contractor Should Trust? Choosing a siding contractor could be difficult! There are many exterior contractors who don’t have your needs in mind. You should get anywhere from 2-4 bids from local companies in your area. Why? The more bids you receive, the more you have to compare apples to apples. A lot of […]

HydroGap Weather Barrier Exterior Envelope

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Weather Barrier Exterior Envelope – HydroGap is a Weather Barrier with a built-in rain screen. Oregon State code requires a rain screen system to allow any water or moisture that possibly gets behind the siding to drain out and away from the structure. A rain screen system is not required in Washington state yet but […]

Roof Ventilation Seal. Defend. Breathe

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Total Protection Roofing System- Owens Corning is the leading manufacture in roofing and they believe in a full roof system to protect your roof investment. They call it Seal. Defend. Breathe. These are three very important installation practices to follow. Seal- Sealing helps protect from any water intrusion. “Ice and Water” self-adhering membrane seal high […]

James Hardie 7th Generation Siding

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James Hardie is currently on the 7th generation Fiber Cement Board. They have invested in research and development to engineer the world’s most durable siding. There are 2 climate zones of Hardie. HZ5 and HZ10. HZ10 is designed for high humidity, hot dry and hi levels of rainfall. HZ5 is designed for Freezing temperatures and […]

Vinyl Siding Exterior Contractor Installation

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Vinyl Siding-  Vinyl Siding is an excellent option for your home remodel here in the Portland Oregon, Vancouver Washington and surrounding areas. It is completely different than James Hardie Plank Siding or Cedar Siding. Vinyl is an engineered plastic panel that locks together and imitates wood siding. It is manufactured primarily from Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC). […]

Simonton Daylight Max

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Simonton Daylight Max Vinyl Windows – Simonton Daylight Max vinyl windows are an excellent choice for a window replacement of failed windows or builder grade windows. Like other manufacturers, Simonton offers Daylight Max in Picture, Single Hung, Slider, Garden Window, Casement, Awning, Bay, Arch and many more options. Daylight Max Benefits – Smaller Profile Lager […]

What Roofing Shingle Is Best To Protect My Home?

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What Roofing Shingle Is Best To Protect My Home? There are many different roofing manufacturers to choose from when re-roofing your home. All roofing shingles are not made with a base fiberglass mat (Invented and manufactured by Owens Corning. Roofing Manufactures – Owens Corning Malarkey IKO Certainteed GAF They all similar roofing architectural shingles but […]

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