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About Kapitan The Siding Man

I am Greg Kapitan and started in home improvements in 1982 in my hometown of Long Island, New York just outside of NYC. With over 30 years experience, my love Shelly and I now reside in The Woodlands, Texas running our own businesses providing roofing contractor services siding installation and home window replacement services to homeowners in Houston and The Woodlands TX. Be sure to check out our website at https://www.TexasHomeExteriors.com and feel free to connect with me and contact me directly at Greg@TexasHomeExteriors.com, I would love to hear from you!

Galvanized to Pex Pipe

How To Go From Galvanized to Pipe PEX Replacement Pipe Piping Conversions With all of the modernizations going on in the home improvement industry, you do not want to be left out. Home building techniques are constantly being updated. If … Continue reading

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What Will It Cost To Replace My Roof?

What Will It Cost To Replace My Roof? Things Homeowners In Houston Texas Should Know! As we have written this article, we wanted to make this applicable for the Houston Texas metro area. However, this is a great guideline for … Continue reading

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Texas EZ PAY Home Improvement Financing

Are you in need of home improvement financing for roofing, siding or new replacement windows? If so we have a solution for you. Our Texas EZ Pay financing comes with a 1% monthly payment @ 4.9% interest. No lien, no … Continue reading

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LP SmartSide Soffit – Siding Houston TX Home Best For Ventilation and Energy Efficiency

Often I receive the question, Greg what is the best siding to use on my Houston Texas home for Energy Efficiency and longevity?  With so many choices out on the market these days such as, Vinyl siding, Faux Stone siding, … Continue reading

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James Hardie Siding (HardiePlank) Job Before and After Houston Texas

James Hardie Siding (HardiPlank) Transformation, Houston TX So here we are again bragging about our workmanship here at Texas Home Exteriors! As projects come and go, as you will find, I openly share a variety of siding jobs we complete here in … Continue reading

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Fiber Cement/Hardie Siding popularity changes as Vinyl Siding makes a comeback in Houston TX.

The Introduction of Fiber Cement Siding It was around 1999 in Houston TX when Houstonians started hearing about a siding product called Fiber Cement/Hardie Siding on the radio.  As many will attest, Vinyl Siding was king and the most requested siding product in the Texas market … Continue reading

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Faux Stacked Stone Siding by Ply Gem Stone

Faux Stacked Stone Siding from Ply Gem installed by Texas Home Exteriors in Houston Texas. So you’re considering new siding for the exterior of your home.  Have you considered whether you will be doing a complete siding replacement and/or adding stone accents that … Continue reading

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James Hardie Siding “HardiePlank” Great Siding Option For Fire Resistance in Houston Southeast Texas Homes

James Hardie Siding (HardiePlank Siding) made from fiber cement is a great option for Houston Texas metro area for a fire resistance option for home siding. As we, Texas Home Exteriors, are out in the field bidding siding jobs for … Continue reading

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Fiber Cement or LP SmartSide Siding? An Asset or Liability with Single or Double Wall Construction Houston Texas Department of Insurance “TDI”?

With my many years of construction background of building homes, I along with many other home builders and remodelers, know the value of building a strong home. Here in the southeast Houston Texas metro area we have a good amount … Continue reading

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Named for TX! Texas Home Exclusive Windows by Simonton Windows

Texas has its first window named after the great state of Texas, private labeled by Amcraft and and manufactured by Simonton Windows JD Powers Award winner four years straight. This is a first for Texas and we here at Texas Home Exteriors … Continue reading

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