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Read articles that we have prepared to help engage homeowners in the world of exterior remodeling.

 

Below you will find discussions on going green by using exterior products that are leading in the industry’s  standards for energy efficiency .  Find out about major advantages of insulated siding. Reduce your home’s carbon footprint with eco-friendly products.  Read about today’s trends in exterior remodeling.  See before and after photos of unique jobs.  Become an aware buyer in an industry full of diverse home remodeling needs; and much much more……………………

 

 

 

Vinyl Railing Vs. Wooden Railing

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Before & Afters | 0 comments

Vinyl Railing Vs. Wooden Railing

We just completed a vinyl railing and column makeover for a customer’s front porch area.  If you currently  have wooden railing and columns, then you have experienced the chipping and warping and sometimes rotting of old  railing.  Routine maintenance, painting, etc is required to keep wooden railing and columns  looking attractive.  When let go, they leave something to be desired for the eyes to see.  So why not switch to vinyl railing and columns to keep the upkeep  to a bare minimum and keep the curb appeal high? See these...

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Windows, Railing, Trim & Soffit

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in Before & Afters | 0 comments

Windows, Railing, Trim & Soffit

Bruce & Loretta W. have done a lot to their beautiful home in Virginia Beach.  When we visited they needed all new windows, soffit, trim, gutters, and railing.  One option that was a must was tan and beige colors.  All of our products are available in a WIDE range of colors to match ANYONE’s needs.  Our windows, particulary have many exterior and interior color and grain options. When the project was completed, they had us install 23 double hung windows, 1 picture window, new vinyl railing on the front  entryway, new soffit and...

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Timberline High Definition Shingles

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in Before & Afters | 0 comments

Timberline High Definition Shingles

When Larry and Nancy needed  a new roof for their stunning home they needed a shingle to maintain the classic architectural look for their home in Chesapeake.  They chose the Timberline HD (High Definition) Shingle in the Oyster Gray color.  This shingle helps maintain the architectural look that makes their home look so unique as well as a these new great benefits: Dimensional Look… Features GAF’s patented “High Definition” color blends and enhanced shadow effect for a genuine wood-shake look. Safer… Class A...

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High-Performance Insulating Glass

Posted by on Oct 10, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

High-Performance Insulating Glass

Windows—which are 80% glass—can be one of the largest areas of energy loss on a home. You might think of the glass as being fragile, yet it’s one of the most powerful elements in achieving super-efficient, weathertight performance. An exceptionally strong barrier, Sovereign windows are precision built with a 7/8″ insulating glass unit utilizing double-strength glass. Upgrading your windows with optional Low-E glass will further maximize energy savings. Low-E features a virtually clear, metallic coating that acts as a thermal mirror...

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The Enormous Bow Window

Posted by on Aug 31, 2011 in Before & Afters | 0 comments

The Enormous Bow Window

When looking for a new bow window for the front of their home, Mr. & Mrs.  Henson had a hard time finding a local company who was willing to do the job. Why you ask?   Well, not many people are in the market for a bow window that is over 11 feet wide and 6 feet tall! After being turned down by other local home improvement companies, the Hensons were visited by Reynolds Exteriors.  We did not turn away and say the window they wanted was too massive of a project to take on; we knew we could make them happy and deliver them the special...

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Vinyl Siding vs. Other Cladding Alternatives

Posted by on Aug 16, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Vinyl Siding vs. Other Cladding Alternatives

As the leading exterior cladding, vinyl siding takes it share of criticism from representatives of competing products. Unfortunately, much of what they claim about vinyl siding is outdated, inaccurate or misleading. As you weigh exterior cladding options to incorporate in your next home improvement project, be sure you have all the facts. Vinyl siding is the number one choice of exterior cladding across the United States and Canada Take a moment to review the side-by-side, “apples to apples” comparisons provided here. *Click the...

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Insulated Siding Makeovers

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Insulated Siding Makeovers

Siding is one of the best ways to transform your home’s appearance.  Not only does you home receive a brand new look it also recieves a brand new way to save energy.  One of the best ways to reduce your fuel bills is to defend your home against the elements. Reynolds Exteriors exclusively offers Sovereign Select® Energy Smart™ Siding by Revere which utilizes the insulating power of   Fullback® Siding Insulation to help block the transfer of hot and cold air, expertly achieving year-round energy savings. This patented, contoured...

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Exterior Trim–Water & Wood Rot

Posted by on Aug 2, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Exterior Trim–Water & Wood Rot

Homeowners often select an improvement feature for it’s looks without considering the time and cost to maintain the it.  Most homes bought today have exposed wood trim all around the house. Wood trim is vulnerable to wood rot because it sticks out from your house. This means it’s exposed to more wind, sunlight, rain and other elements than most of your home. If you don’t consistently inspect and paint on a yearly basis then the exposed wood is open to water penetration and wood rot begins. A simple and cost effective solution is to...

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Insulated Siding= Durable Cladding & Secure Seal

Posted by on Jun 29, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Insulated Siding= Durable Cladding & Secure Seal

Insulated siding was recently featured in an article on PushingGreen.com, a new website targeted to consumers to help them save money by using “green” and energy-saving products. This is great publicity for the product category and will hopefully generate additional interest from environmentally conscious homeowners! Below is the full article from PushingGreen.com Insulated siding=Durable cladding & Secure Seal     Standards for energy efficiency are rising – a good thing. But with those rising standards...

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Eisenhower House at Kaneohe Bay Equipped with Insulated Siding

Posted by on Jun 16, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Eisenhower House at Kaneohe Bay Equipped with Insulated Siding

HONOLULU — The historic Eisenhower House at the Kaneohe Bay Marine base has been equipped with solar power and has undergone renovations to make it exceptionally energy efficient. The house gets its name from the fact President Dwight D. Eisenhower stayed there for five days in 1960 after a tour of Asia. It’s now the home of base commanding officer Col. Robert Rice, who opened the house to guests during a ceremony last Wednesday. That energy produced by the solar panels on the roof is expected to equal the amount of energy the home...

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