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Siding, Kitchen Refacing and Windows are Popular Home Improvements

Posted on Fri, May 13, 2011

Siding and window home improvement

May is National Home Improvement Month! Spring and summer are upon us.  It’s finally the season to plant flowers and fix up the house.  With economic uncertainty, more people are remodeling their existing homes instead of buying new ones.  There are many home improvement projects we could discuss; however lets narrow it down to just the three of the most popular. Those are siding, kitchen refacing, and replacement windows.


 1. Siding


Vinyl siding is long lasting, durable, cost effective and easy to maintain.  Vinyl siding is a great option for homeowners who want to update their home without the hassle of repainting or staining. Look for a company that offers the “next generation” of vinyl siding. A siding option that is thicker, stronger and more durable than ordinary vinyl siding. Choose from a variety of styles and colors to give your home an attractive, yet affordable, natural, lasting look.


 2.    Kitchen Refacing


Kitchen refacing is the affordable, hassle-free, efficient way to boost your home's value and get the kitchen of your dreams.  It is recommended to look for a company that offers a wide variety of door styles and finishes to work with your decor. You can reface your kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinets or any other cabinets in your home. Complete your dream kitchen or bathroom by adding a brand new countertop to complement your newly refaced cabinets.  The bonus with kitchen refacing is that it can generally be completed in just a few days.

Kitchen Refacing


3.    Replacement Windows

Replacing those drafty old windows with energy efficient windows is a good investment.  All vinyl replacement windows are a great way to go. Vinyl is a good insulator, requires little maintenance and is very durable as well. They come in a variety of colors and wood grain styles. Look for a company that can provide the style you need to suit your homes architecture. Some of the most popular window styles are double hung windows, casement, garden, and bay or bow.



Once you’ve settled on the home improvement project or projects you are going to do, the most important decision is to make sure you hire a good contractor.  You have worked hard for your money and you want to make sure the job is done right.  After all, you are looking to improve your home and your life.


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Tags: Kitchen Refacing, Windows, Siding