Definition of Thermal Bridging (in Under 100 Words)

March 4, 2018

Posted on within Verb: The movement of heat across an object that is more conductive than the materials around it.   Thermal bridging is the movement of heat across an object that is more conductive than the materials around it. The conductive material creates a path of least resistance for heat.   Thermal bridging across […]

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3 Ways to Insulate Siding and Reduce Home Energy Loss

March 1, 2018

Posted on within 3 Ways to Insulate Siding and Reduce Home Energy Loss     There is no better time to add insulation to the walls of an existing home than when new siding is installed. The old siding will either be removed or covered up in the process, making it easy to add insulation […]

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Insulated Vinyl Siding: Does it Really Work?

February 26, 2018

Posted on within Insulated Vinyl Siding: Does It Really Work?   A deeper look at energy savings, moisture management, and durability   Insulated vinyl siding has been around since the mid-1990’s and has been installed on over half a million homes. Despite this track record, many people are not familiar with what insulated vinyl siding […]

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Definition of EPS Foam (in Under 100 Words)

February 4, 2018

Posted on within Noun: A closed cell foam made of 98% air and 2% plastic, used in insulation and packaging applications   EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) is a closed cell foam that has been around since the 1950’s. EPS is 98% trapped air and only 2% plastic, making it an efficient insulator with a small amount […]

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Insulated Vinyl Siding vs. Fiber Cement: Which is Best?

January 31, 2018

Posted on within Insulated Vinyl Siding vs. Fiber Cement   There are many siding products available on the market today to give the exterior of your home a beautiful appearance and protect it from the elements, but two products that are gaining popularity are insulated vinyl siding and fiber cement siding. In this article we […]

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Vinyl Siding Profiles: A Complete Design Guide

January 26, 2018

Posted on within Vinyl Siding Profiles: A Design Guide   Vinyl siding comes in many shapes, sizes, and colors to help you design the perfect look for your project. It is one of the most versatile siding products on the market today. Keep in mind that most vinyl siding profiles are intended to emulate the look […]

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What’s New With PFT: StayDry Technology

January 25, 2018

Thanks to new advancements in our manufacturing process, our Premium Series ProFold and Proboard Insulating Sheathing are now breathable! Whether you’re a new user of our products, or have been installing them for years, this new product feature can be used immediately to differentiate your business.   In recent years, moisture management has become a very […]

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EPS vs. XPS vs. GPS: The Definitive Comparison Guide

January 18, 2018
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Posted on within EPS vs. XPS vs. GPS The goal with insulation is simple: to make a home more comfortable and energy efficient. But with so many products available on the market today, how do you know which one is right for your particular project? This article discusses EPS vs. XPS vs. GPS.   There are […]

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5 Problems with Insulated Vinyl Siding: True or False?

December 28, 2017

Posted on within 5 Problems with Insulated Vinyl Siding: True or False?   Every home siding product on the market today has features, benefits, and downsides. Finding the siding that is right for your project requires some research to see how each product aligns with your specific needs. This article discusses 5 problems with insulated vinyl […]

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Vinyl Siding vs. Insulated Vinyl Siding: The Ultimate Comparison

December 20, 2017

Posted on within   As the inventors of insulated vinyl siding, you may be surprised to hear us say that insulated vinyl siding isn’t for everyone. As much as we think insulated vinyl siding is the best product for most applications, there may be some situations where other products could be a better fit. We […]

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