How Do You Choose Siding?

While there are many materials to choose from when you’re installing new siding on your house, Vinyl is probably the most popular choice. Siding is ranked as one of the highest Return Of Investments of all home improvement projects, this year is no different.  The projected ROI was 89% – 96%.  There are several types of siding available – vinyl siding, foam back siding and cement fiber siding – all can give a major boost to curb appeal.  In addition, carefully selected siding can improve the energy efficiency of the home, resulting in increased comfort and energy savings which drive your ROI even higher.People select vinyl siding for many reasons. First, vinyl is affordable.  Today’s vinyl siding material no longer has this downside. It looks great, and modern vinyl siding can be manufactured to match just about any style. Many customers have selected vinyl siding because they were sick of the regular required painting of their previous siding. Beyond the low maintenance, vinyl is also very durable and weather resistant. After we installed the vinyl siding, the home looked much better and from a distance, you might have a hard time guessing the material the siding was made of. If you are considering new siding think about all the pros. Choose something that fits your style and budget, now and in the long term.


Change The Feel Of Your Home With The Windows!

1344814_57713455A window makes a huge difference in the look and feel of a room.  Whether you want classic luxury for a living room or  practicality for a bathroom get a feel for what it takes to suit your style and budget. Hawkins Exteriors can help you with your choice and installation. We can also help you decide on exactly what type of windows will best compliment your home from both the inside and out.  The benefits to replacing your windows start immediately. Replacement windows will enhance your home’s interior, add to its curb appeal and  transform a home from ordinary to outstanding. To put it simply, the most important thing to consider is how to get the best value for your money. Too often, homeowners opt for cheaply made windows that are inexpensive at the time of the purchase, but they end up being a bad investment in the long run. A huge bonus to replacing windows for me is they provide one of the best returns on investment of any home improvement project. An average home may lose 30% of its heat or air-conditioning energy through its windows. A factor that increases durability is the window’s structural craftsmanship. Windows should be fully-welded and feature a heavy-gauge, multi-chambered frame. With durability comes good value, because the windows will hold up year after year and won’t require maintenance or replacement. Your windows should also be available in a wide variety of styles, finishes, and decorative options so that you’re sure to find windows that complement the exterior of your home and your own personal style. Energy-efficient windows save money each and every month. In this day and age of saving on energy costs, you really canít go wrong with replacing the windows in your home. It is important to remember that anytime you choose to update your windows in any way, choose wisely. This is an investment that will last you and pay you back in the end.