Who “does” HardiePlank® siding?
Tuesday, 31 March 2009 by Blue Ridge Exteriors
I’ve been noticing that more companies are offering HardiePlank® siding in print ads. But what exactly does that mean? Who actually “does” HardiePlank® siding? I’ve been on appointments behind some companies that advertise HardiePlank® siding only to be told by the homeowner that all the representative did was try to talk them out of HardiePlank® siding to
- Published in General Home Improvment, Hardieplank Siding
Tagged under: Hardieplank Siding, James Hardie
What does “Factory Trained” installers mean?
Friday, 27 March 2009 by Blue Ridge Exteriors
How is it that all home improvement companies seem to have these amazing “factory trained” installers. How about the companies that have “certified” installers? Is that better than “factory trained”? “Factory Trained” can mean that an installation manual from the manufacturer was read by the installers. It can mean that a video that was provided
- Published in General Home Improvment
Tagged under: hardieplank, James Hardie
HardiePlank® Siding Pricing
Monday, 16 March 2009 by Blue Ridge Exteriors
Whether it’s at a home show or a prospective customers house I’m always asked, “how does the price of HardiePlank® siding compare to vinyl siding?” I wish I had a standard answer for that question but I don’t. We have a customer who wanted a HardiePlank® siding quote from a local company who not only
- Published in Hardieplank Siding, Plastic Siding, vinyl siding
Tagged under: hardieplank, Hardieplank Siding, vinyl, vinyl siding
Thursday, 12 March 2009 by Blue Ridge Exteriors
My wife has a co-worker who wants to replace her old drafty windows with new energy efficient windows. She has gotten many quotes, but has the same complaint about all of them. Grids cost extra and they all only wanted to give her half screens. The only grids that were offered were spaghetti thin and
- Published in Replacement Windows
Tagged under: energy efficient windows, Replacement Windows
Are your wood rails and columns rotting?
Monday, 09 March 2009 by Blue Ridge Exteriors
Replacing your rotten rails and columns is a simple and cost effective job that can dramatically improve your homes “curb appeal”. In a lot of cases it’s only the rails that need to be replaced and it’s even more cost effective. Do yourself a favor and take a look at the rails that Blue Ridge
- Published in Replacement Rails
Tagged under: aluminum rails, columns, rails, vinyl rails