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The History of American Siding

Have you ever wondered why siding is made the way it is today? Probably not, but innovations like seamless siding, steel siding, and LP siding didn’t spring up out of the blue. The siding industry has certainly been through its ups and downs, but one thing always holds true: innovation with a touch of sensibility puts certain products and materials ahead of the others in the market.

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Keeping Your Windows Clean for Longer

We all know the joy of freshly cleaned windows. Sparkling panes of glass really let the light into the room, not to mention, they make your home the envy of your neighbors and extended family. With the holidays coming up and the typical cleaning rush that precedes them, that second part becomes more prominent in the conscientious homeowner’s mind; After all, if you’re hosting family for the holidays, everything must be spotless!

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Proper Winterization Techniques for Your Siding

Warm colors, hot drinks, and a whole lot of leaf-raking—fall is officially here! People across Minnesota and Wisconsin are reveling in the gentle temperatures and the gorgeous scenery, savoring their last opportunities to enjoy the outdoors before winter strikes.

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Are Your Windows Hiking Up Your Energy Bills?

Minnesotans and Wisconsinites certainly do ask a lot of their heating and cooling systems. In fact, according to the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s home energy guide, heating and cooling accounts for slightly above half of all energy expenditure in any given Minnesota home. As for Wisconsin, the statistics are closer to 60 percent, as per data collected in 2009 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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How To Prepare Your Windows For The Winter

Living in the Upper Midwest, you know that preparing your home for winter is crucial to saving on energy costs and your comfort during the long winter months. However, trying to conserve energy in your home does not mean you have to break the bank to save. While investing in energy-efficient windows comes with a price, it will inevitably save you money in the long run. Additionally, there are some simple things you can do on your own to reinforce the strength of your energy-efficient windows when there is extreme weather. Here, our certified and licensed experts at C&T Siding will discuss the best ways to prepare your windows for the harsh Minnesota winter.

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How To Clean Seamless Steel Siding

The material your siding is made of affects how you can clean your siding. At C&T Siding, we offer four types of siding. Each of these different materials requires different maintenance and a different cleaning technique. While most siding materials are simple to maintain, they need to be maintained in a certain way. Typically, you can clean your siding on your own by following the proper safety and maintenance protocols. Here, our team at C&T Siding will discuss the different siding options we offer and the correct way to clean and maintain each.

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Siding and Energy Efficiency

When you are looking to replace the siding on your home, there are a variety of factors you need to take into consideration before choosing the best option for you. In today’s world, energy-efficient products are some of the most important factors to consider before investing your money in upgrades. Not only are energy-efficient products typically built using sustainable techniques, but they are also designed to save money. Our team of experts at C&T Siding is committed to helping you get the look you want at the price you want. Here, we will discuss the best options for energy-efficient siding.

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Checking and Replacing Your Windows After Storm Damage

Though windows are designed to be durable and weather resistant, there is always a chance they could be damaged in a summer or winter storm, which could endanger the interior of your home. Because of this, you should always inspect your windows after a storm. By doing this, you can ensure you are always on top of any repairs that need to be made to your windows.

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Window Replacement Materials For Your Home

When you are ready to replace your windows, there are a variety of materials to choose from. By doing the research and consulting an expert, you can find the best fit for you.

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Exterior Siding Options for Your Home

A good siding installation company will have a variety of siding materials to choose from, and will properly install the siding so your home is protected from the elements.

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