Signs of Structural Issues

Crack on wall

When doors or windows show signs of shifting or start sticking, it may be an indication of a deeper problem caused by a shifting foundation. After heavy rains hydrostatic pressure can build up around and against your foundation. As pressure builds the structure of the foundation material expands and contracts causing stress on your home’s…

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Benefits of Vinyl Siding

Windows of house

Introduced in the 1950s, vinyl siding quickly began to replace aluminum siding as a building exterior product. Vinyl is made from polyvinyl chloride resin (PVC) which acts as a long-lasting barrier against the elements. Aluminum siding may dent more easily than vinyl and is not corrosion resistant like vinyl. Today’s vinyl building products are engineered…

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How We Build Our Windows

Windows of house

There are three basic manufacturing methods companies utilize in vinyl window fabrication. Vinyl window frame sides are cut at 45-degree angles and fastened in one of three ways. The least costly window frame joints are glued then screwed together. This technique unfortunately allows for a lot of bending and additional stress on the frame. As…

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