Entries by Emilio

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Composite Siding Pleases the Cambridge Historical Traditionalists

United Home Experts received approval to install Composite Siding in a historically significant and traditional section of Cambridge, MA., a city known for tough building laws, and historical regulations. Because of low-maintenance properties and authentic look, Composite siding products are an increasingly popular solution even in aesthetically conservative sections of New England. Cambridge, MA one of the […]

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United Home Experts Name Exclusive Regional Dealer of Generations Insulated Siding

Polystyrene insulated vinyl is the latest innovation in exterior siding products. In a time of soaring heating expenses, some of these products offer relief. Norandex Reynolds has set the benchmark for this technology with their Generations® thermal-core, insulated clapboard. They have chosen United Home Experts of Ashland, MA to be their exclusive dealer of Generations® […]

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Types of Windows

Choosing a window today is nothing like what it was just ten years ago.  Today there are more window types than ever before, and choosing just the right window to complement a home and to match a homeowner’s pocketbook can be a Herculean task. How many different choices does a homeowner have when it comes […]

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Wood Window Replacement – When Is It Time?

Wood windows that were built 100 or more years ago (the double-framed variety) were built to last; however, those that were built 30 or 40 years ago were not. These windows are subject to wood rot and window shrinkage. The energy efficiency of the glass is often under question in windows of this age. For […]

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Pricing for Outdoor Paint

There is nothing like a quality paint job on an exterior to add visual appeal, protection and value to the home.  Painting a home’s exterior takes time and consideration, particularly when it comes to choosing outdoor paint.  It is not just the color that needs careful consideration.  The quality of the outdoor paint will make […]

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Durable Types of Outdoor Paint

Oil-based paints have excellent qualities of adherence, which is essential for a durable outdoor paint product.  Their main disadvantage is brittleness that can lead to cracking. Even with this drawback, oil-based outdoor paint is the desired formulation under two circumstances.  The first has to do with an exterior surface that is heavy with chalking.  The […]

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Outdoor Painting Tips

Every eight to ten years, the exterior of a home needs to be painted.  A house requires paint for a variety of reasons.  One reason can be aesthetics.  The old paint job is simply looking shabby, making the home look old, rundown and as if it is not being properly cared for. But there is […]