Recent Siding Articles


Rain Screens: A New Way to Protect Your Home

Posted by | Sep 02, 2011

Anyone who lives in a rain-drenched part of the country can testify to the toll that Mother Nature can take on a home. Rot, mildew and warped wood are just some of the brutalizing effects...

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Considering Greener Exterior Cladding

Posted by John Brown | Apr 05, 2011

Houses come in a variety of exterior finish options ranging from brick and stone to stucco, wood, metal, and vinyl. A question often asked by environmentally concerned homeowners is...

Wood Siding: Real vs. Composite Shingles

Posted by Philip Schmidt | Dec 09, 2010

Choosing siding is, and always will be, a tough call. And no matter how many high-tech products come and go, they will forever be compared to traditional materials like masonry, stucco...

Best Composite Siding Choices

Posted by Steve Graham | Sep 28, 2010

Gary Cohoon has been selling and installing siding for more than 30 years. However, he believes much of his knowledge will soon become obsolete. Cohoon owns Cherokee Home Exteriors...

Wood Siding Options

Posted by Kevin Stevens | May 27, 2010

One hundred years ago, homes fell into two basic groups: those with wood siding and those without. The non-wood homes were either brick or stucco. The wood-sided homes were clad in...