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Exterior Molding and Trim

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History exterior composite trim - Design Build Planners (1)Composite materials date back thousands of years. A composite material is manmade. It is made is made of several different materials.. They have different chemical and physical properties. The bricks the Egyptians made are a great example of a composite material. There are many composite materials used by contractors. They are used for certain areas on a house as well as building bridges and boats. More advanced composite materials are used on airplanes and spacecraft. Continue reading

Coronado Stone Veneer

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B outdoor kitchen - Design Build Planners (1)Coronado Stone Veneer Coronado Stone Products offers an architectural stone veneer. This veneer can be used to greatly enhance the look and feel of a project. Coronado Stone Veneer is hand crafted from natural stone so that the look between natural and veneer is nearly impossible to discern from the eye. Continue reading

Gable Roof Shape

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Gable Roof Shape Gable roof framing ~ Design Build Planners (1)A gable roof shape fits into your most basic idea of a home – in fact, it’s the type of roof that most children would draw, when they start drawing houses. For most people, the ideal picture of home has a small yard with a dog, a little white fence, and a gable roof shape to crown it all. The first thing you should know about it is that it’s not the roof that forms the shape, but the walls under it. It’s sort of intuitive when you realize it, but not immediately obvious when you’re looking at a house. The consequences of the chosen roof shape are felt in the entire construction style and features of any building, so think carefully before you add a wing to your home, or before you purchase a new house. Continue reading

Retractable Awning

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Cafe LightRetractable Awning for Your Patio or Deck Everybody loves relaxing on their deck or patio throughout the year, but sometimes the weather can get in the way of that. The sun can be blinding and extremely hot or bad weather, such as rain, can get in the way of enjoying the outdoors. A retractable awning is the perfect solution for all of these problems. A retractable awning provides shade and protection from bad weather, plus it can be retracted when not in use. Continue reading

Cement Fiber Siding for Your New Jersey Home

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Green Hardi Plank composite siding for an exterior remodelFor many years the most popular choice in house siding has been either wood, vinyl, or aluminum. Wood really does look great, but it also requires a great deal of maintenance. On the other hand, vinyl requires a lot less effort in terms of maintenance, but it might not look as good. Aluminum is in the worst state as it has completely fallen out of fashion in the recent decades. Another rising option to consider is cement fiber siding. By combining the great looks of wood and the low effort that the vinyl requires, this can be the ideal home exterior for the modern Hardi Plank home. If you are interested in finding out more information about cement fiber siding and New Jersey remodeling, continue reading. Continue reading

Nicolock Pavers for Your Patio

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Nicolock Pavers for Your Patio A Outdoor living space in New Jersey - Design Build Planners (5)One of the many finishing processes that you will have to finance after constructing your home is having paving slabs made and installed for your patio and any other place that you might deem it fit to put paving slabs. You could either choose a contractor to do the job for you, or you could do it yourself with the help of a few friends and relatives. Continue reading

Leaf Protection for Your Gutters

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Leaf Protection for Your Gutters by the Design Build PlannersLeaf Protection for Your Gutters Gutters are prone to being clogged by leaves that fall from the trees. Thus, it is important to protect your gutters from leaves that fall; this can be done by use of gutter coverings, gutter leaf guard, hoods, screens or helmets among other methods. Whichever method that you choose should be effective to ensure that it takes a good deal of time before you need to climb up your ladder to clean the gutters. Continue reading

Garage Door Styles and Options

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Garage Door Styles and Options New Jersey home additions and exterior remodeling from the Design Build Planners contractor network (5)Your garage is a focal point in your home mostly because it is on the front part of the building; this means that most of your visitors will get to see your garage. It is thus important to put a touch of style and elegance to your garage door to make it appealing and attractive. The right garage door no matter how expensive will pay you back 84% of your investment according to studies. Continue reading