Tag Archives: Spring

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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Choosing Roofing Shingles for your Houston TX home

Choosing Roofing Shingles in Texas What many Texas homeowners desire is a roof that’s not too expensive, requires no maintenance, and lasts forever. But most roofs are replaced and or at least repaired every ten to twelve years here is … 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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Correctly Nailing HardiePlank Siding

In all my years in home improvement, I have witnessed what works as well as what does not perform well.  I cannot begin to tell you how many HardiePlank Siding jobs I have come across with face nails and just after a … Continue reading

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