Homeowners who compare the attributes of fiberglass versus wood entry doors are often surprised to learn the realistic wood-like appearance of Therma-Tru fiberglass doors offer added benefits. Thanks to the proprietary AccuGrain® Technology used to create the Therma-Tru Classic-Craft® line of entry doors, the fiberglass doors capture the deep graining and authentic look of wood, while offering affordability, ease in maintenance and added energy efficiency.
On the “what’s in and what’s out” list for homeowners, naked window exteriors are definitely “out.” Easy-to-install decorative accents like mouldings, window crossheads and shutters are now on the “in” list.
Like brightly-colored sprinkles on the top of cupcakes, decorative urethane pieces from Fypon can add colorful touches to any home. The new 36-page FRESH Color Schemes for Your Home Exterior downloadable guide provides color palette options for seven different home styles and makes it easy for homeowners to "sprinkle" their home exteriors with low-maintenance trim options.
Therma-Tru has ranked highest amongst remodelers in the category of “Brands Used Most” in the Doors: Entry category in the 2013 Brand Use Study by Remodeling magazine. This is the fourth consecutive time the industry-leading door manufacturer has held this position in the nationwide study.
Builders, remodelers and homeowners interested in "shaking up" home exteriors can now gain free step-by-step color guidance in the new FRESH Color Schemes for Your Home Exterior downloadable online guide. Created by national color expert Kate Smith, the 36-page ebook explores color options for seven different home styles.
Begun in 1986 as a manufacturer of posts and columns, Hunter Innovations in Raleigh, N.C. has grown into a first-class supplier of millwork, columns, PVC and garden accents. For the past eight years, the family-run business has relied on Fypon® urethane and PVC products to steadily increase sales.
According to national color expert Kate Smith, the most timeless roofing colors used on American homes include black, gray and cedar. And, colors that are gaining popularity in "shaking up" today's roofs include shades of green, clay and terracotta.
Two projects — zHome in Issaquah, Washington, in the Seattle area, and DPR Construction Headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona — recently earned Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) certification from the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).
John Norquist is the president of The Congress for the New Urbanism, which promotes walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods, sustainable communities, and healthier living conditions. Norquist explains the surprising upside of traffic congestion.