Archive for the ‘Siding’ Category

Does Fiber Cement Siding Rot?

January 11th, 2019

Whether you’re planning a new build or are completing large-scale renovations, you have many decisions to make regarding the materials that will be used to construct your home. Among those decisions, choosing the right siding for your home is one of the most important. The siding on your home is its main defense against the […]

How to Clean & Maintain Fiber Cement Siding

December 21st, 2018

You may or may not have heard of it, but fiber cement siding has actually been around for more than a century. Invented in Austria in 1901, and originally marketed under the name “Eternit“ — which spoke to its long-lasting nature — fiber cement siding first gained popularity in Australia as a way to protect homes from […]

The Top Siding Colors for Resale Value

September 17th, 2018

The exterior of a home plays a huge part in the interest of potential buyers. The exterior is usually the first thing potential buyers see, and the color of the exterior can play a big part in driving their emotions. So, how does the siding or exterior color of your home affect its resale value? […]

Five Signs Your Home Needs New Siding

June 14th, 2018

As a smart homeowner, you appreciate how important it is to be prepared for any maintenance or repairs that need to be done on your home. That way, you can plan ahead and set aside a budget in a timely manner. However, one of the things that many homeowners overlook is the condition of their […]

The Best Home Improvement Projects to Make in the Spring

April 24th, 2018

Spring is the perfect time of year to start tackling home improvement projects. Pleasant temperatures renew the spirit and motivate homeowners to get up and give their home a cheerful makeover. Also, it is a lot less stressful to climb a ladder and check the gutters without the threat of slipping on ice. If you […]

Fiber Cement Siding vs. Vinyl Siding

June 5th, 2017

Everyone wants a beautiful home. Unfortunately, getting one takes more than a simple snap of the fingers. Roofing needs to be installed, coats of paint need to be applied, and perhaps most importantly, attractive and durable siding needs to be chosen. That’s why we’ve put together a definitive guide on choosing the right siding for […]

Best Siding and Shutter Color Combinations

March 24th, 2017

If you want to increase the value of your home, or just want to update it in a cost-effective way, curb appeal is the key — and few projects offer a bigger bang for your buck than siding and shutter replacement. As a rule, you can expect a 70 percent return on your investment immediately […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About James Hardie Siding

August 28th, 2015

When you build a new house or remodel an existing one, you have many choices to make about the exterior finish. There are many elements to consider, all of which affect the look, feel and curb appeal of your home. Everything from individual taste and potential association covenants to the material and other characteristics such […]

When to Replace your Weathered Siding

March 27th, 2015

As brisk temperatures, swirling winds, and outdoor elements come in contact with your home exterior, you can see visible damage to your siding during the spring time. Depending on how old your home’s siding is, its exposure to weathering can be much more than an eyesore. There is hidden damage that may not be visible, […]

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