Archive for the ‘Remodeling’ Category

When to Replace Your Windows

April 7th, 2017

  We’d all love it if our windows would last forever, but sooner or later, those windows need replacing. Knowing when to replace windows in your home can be tricky, as they don’t always exhibit the traditional signs of wear like your roof or your carpet. You will also want to balance the benefits of […]

Using an Exterior Remodel to Improve the Value of Your Home

November 4th, 2015

Within the current real estate market, many homeowners are becoming increasingly concerned with the values of their homes. Thankfully, there are a number of ways you can improve the value of your home, helping you secure a better return on your investment if you decide it’s time to sell. At Sunshine Contracting, we have been […]

Popularity for Fiber Cement Siding Increasing, but Vinyl Continually Improving

August 18th, 2014

When you work in the home remodeling industry, a lot of clients inquire about siding. A common question we hear is: Which material is better for the home, fiber cement or vinyl? While we explain the differences and similarities of the products, the choice remains up to you. Fiber cement has risen up the popularity […]

Benefits of Fiber Cement Siding as Opposed to Vinyl Siding

July 14th, 2014

When it comes time to purchase new siding for your home, how do you know which material to choose? There are pro’s and con’s to all siding materials, and the frontrunners of the industry have been fiber cement and vinyl. Vinyl was the norm, and when you walked around the neighborhood, most of the homes […]

Winter is the Perfect Time to Get Your Home Remodeling Projects Completed

February 10th, 2014

As a distinguished home remodeling company, we take pride in offering our services throughout the year. While it is a common misconception that contractors shut down work during the winter months, it is actually the time of year where we work the hardest. Though the weather can sometimes disturb our progress, we work diligently to […]

Remodeling: How To Protect Yourself Against Shoddy Workmanship

September 25th, 2013

Remodeling a home can be a stressful and tiring ordeal for homeowners. Beginning with the bidding process and throughout the entire project, homeowners often find themselves at wit’s end during a remodel. Commonly the same homeowners find, however, that the results more than make up for any strain the process put upon them, especially if […]

3 Tips for Finding The Most Cost-Effective Home Upgrades

August 30th, 2013

As the population in Virginia continues to grow, so does the demand for homes, and this demand is prompting many homeowners to start remodeling, looking for top dollar. One of the main secrets to home renovations is to find upgrades that are not merely cosmetic but functional as well. Such renovations will increase curb appeal […]

The Best Way to Select Vinyl Replacement Shutters

August 2nd, 2013

While exterior shutters on a home often have little to no functional value anymore, shutters do add style and beauty to your home. Some shutters do act in lieu of curtains or other window treatments by controlling the amount of light allowed into the home. The main problem is that replacement shutters tend to be […]

What is Housewrap?

March 15th, 2013

One of the main materials you will see our siding installers from Sunshine Contracting using on your home is a material called housewrap. This is a common practice with all contractors. VA homes need this material as part of the full installation process because it provides insulation so that moisture from precipitation and wind will […]

Virginia Home Improvement – 5 Mistakes to Avoid

February 14th, 2013

Some homeowners assume that all the money they invest in home improvements will add to the value of their home, helping them to get a better price if they ever choose to sell it. Unfortunately, things are not so simple, as any Virginia home improvement company would explain. Some improvements make living in the house […]

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