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A few months ago, I had the privilege of traveling to Wilmington, Ohio, to witness Cpl. Josh Sams receive the keys to his new home from Homes for...

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Memorial Day presents an opportunity to remember those who have served our country. Remembering that service
and sacrifice is often...

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Spring is most certainly in the air. Temperatures are warming, color is popping and the sense of renewal abounds. Those neighbors you haven’t seen...

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There’s no doubt that filing taxes can be a daunting challenge, but a refund check from the IRS comes with a lot of exciting possibilities....

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Pinterest, Houzz, Facebook, Twitter — each and every day I see amazing home transformations that delight and inspire. I’m constantly in awe of the...

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Hat’s off to Mayor Michael Bloomberg for throwing down the gauntlet and launching a Carbon Challenge to the most populated city in America. The...

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We all know that homeownership is considered the cornerstone of the American dream.  But many of us take that dream for granted.  I was reminded...

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Mike Loughery
Mike Loughery is Director, Corporate Marketing Communications for CertainTeed Corporation
Here we are once again,...

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In the first month of homebuilding, my true love gave to me, a piece of land overlooking a scenic ravine.
In the second month of...

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In a previous blog, Who Says Vinyl Siding Can’t Be Green, I started to discuss the move to manufacturing vinyl siding products with recycled...

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Brian Kirn
When it is time to select an exterior cladding for a home, whether new construction or remodeling, having factual, objective...

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Fiber cement siding is gaining traction in the marketplace for exterior cladding because it is extremely durable, resistant to everyday “dings”...

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Drew Brandt
It has long been a challenge in the building community to identify a cladding product that can be recycled. You can’t recycle...

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In the first month of homebuilding, my true love gave to me, a piece of land overlooking a scenic ravine.
In the second month of...