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See our most recent blog post about home improvement, replacement window, roofing, siding, insulation and air sealing solutions at Windows on Washington below.

Which Siding Material Goes the Distance?

 

When it comes to siding materials, a common question we get asked at Windows on Washington is, “Which siding material is the most durable?” The answer to that is twofold, and we will be discussing it in detail in this article. But firstly, why is siding important? Siding  is your home’s main form of protection...

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Why Your Windows or Siding Are Making Popping Sounds

 

Have you ever heard popping sounds that appear to be coming from your windows or siding? You are not going crazy, we promise! In fact, popping sounds are a fairly common issue (albeit an annoying one). There are a few reasons why your siding or windows are making such noises, but most commonly it is due to the...

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Should You Invest in New Siding?

As we move into fall, now is a great time to start thinking about those home improvement projects you have been putting off all Summer. Perhaps you have been delaying them because you are unsure whether or not they are a worthwhile investment. When done correctly, most home improvement projects offer an excellent...

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The Best Siding To Improve Your Energy Efficiency & Lower Utility Bills

Your home’s energy efficiency is important for a few reasons, but perhaps the two most important reasons are: an energy efficient home is good for the environment and good for your wallet. There are a few ways you can improve the overall energy efficiency of your home, yet one of the most beautiful  and most...

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Is Insulated Vinyl Siding Necessary for Homes in Maryland?

 

As the weather begins to get warmer (hello, summer!), you are probably thinking about all the ways you can keep your home cool and comfortable, while also ensuring you do not send your energy bills through the roof. There is nothing worse than opening your utility bill to find you have used way more energy than...

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How to Choose the Right Siding for Your Home?

 

Is it time to replace your siding? There are a variety of signs that indicate it is time to upgrade your siding, and when that time comes, it is important you consider all of your options and are equipped with the knowledge to choose the right siding for your home. Siding is the cladding around a home, and its...

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Is Fiber Cement Siding the Best Siding for Homes in Virginia?

 

While siding certainly helps maintain your home’s curb-side appeal, its chief purpose is much more integral to your home. Siding is your home’s first line of defense against inclement weather and outside conditions. There are a variety of factors to consider when choosing the right siding for your home, and one...

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Discover the Pros and Cons of Popular Siding Options for Your Home

If you are looking to enhance the performance, curb appeal and value of your home, look no further than siding. Siding does not only provide unique character and charm, but it also works to protect the interior structure of your home from harsh weather elements. Siding shields the inside of a home from rain,...

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Why Your Home Needs Siding

 

When building a house, everything has a purpose and function. Sometimes, the purpose is obvious. For example, everyone knows that windows are necessary for natural light, ventilation and insulation. However, some necessary components of a house are not so apparent. For example, have you ever wondered why your...

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4 Home Improvement Projects for the New Year

 

 

Happy New Year and welcome to 2019! If you are anything like us, every time January rolls around your head is bursting with home improvement ideas. Motivated by the start of a new year, January is a popular month for making improvements to your home. The truth is, our homes are constantly evolving projects. Not...

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