Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Homeowners can save energy while improving their home’s comfort level by adopting energy-efficient practices with their home improvement projects. Substantial savings are possible during renovations sometimes simply by updating some features to improve your home’s efficiency. Homeowners can save significantly for years to come by reducing their consumption of energy from fossil fuels and lowering their carbon footprint. Energy efficiency is a great way to go green in your home. For example, by adding radiant barrier insulation to a home when replacing siding allows a building to use less heating and cooling energy to achieve and maintain a comfortable temperature. Metal roofing and your roofing color has an impact on energy efficiency of your home as well as installing energy efficient windows that are Energy Star rated and being aware of options to make them even more energy efficient.

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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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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Determining the Energy Efficiency of Windows for Houston Texas Climate

Many Houston Texas homeowners would like to know more about the energy efficiency of their windows. Most of the new replacement windows are labeled to indicate their energy properties but this information may not be available on existing or older … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Stone Coated Metal Roofing for the Houston Texas Area

Stone Coated Metal Roofing Shingles Granted The Freedom To Express Themselves By Greg Kapitan (Kapitan The Siding Man) Time to replace your roofing shingles? As a roofing contractor I find many of today’s Houston Texas homeowners considering stone coated metal … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency for Hardie Siding in Houston TX with Tyvek ThermaWrap

Energy Efficiency for Hardie Siding with Tyvek ThermaWrap Southeast Houston TX homeowners often remove their old siding and install James Hardie Siding. This is a great decision although often overlooked is what can be done before the new HardiePlank Siding … Continue reading

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What About Window Types?

Homeowners often inquire about the different  window types that are available.   To help clarify these questions, in this post I compiled a short list of the basic types. Many homes are built with basic types of windows  (standard “builders grade” windows) … Continue reading

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