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Custom Home Exteriors – 20+ Years of Excellence

Custom Home Exteriors – 20+ Years of Excellence

Since 1998, Custom Home Exteriors Inc. has been exceeding client expectations. Our story, philosophy, process, and results all set us apart from the typical siding contractor. The difference is that we’re committed to honesty, excellence, and your complete...

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Nichiha vs Hardie Plank: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Nichiha vs Hardie Plank: A Side-by-Side Comparison

I’ve been rehabbing home exteriors for over two decades, so I’ve seen it done a lot of ways with a lot of different products. One of the most popular house siding options is fiber cement siding, and the most popular brand of fiber cement is Hardie Plank. Fiber cement...

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Is Hardiplank the Best House Siding?

Is Hardiplank the Best House Siding?

These days Hardiplank® is a very popular choice for house siding. I understand the appeal. In my 20+ years of home exterior installation, I’ve never seen another fiber cement brand outperform Hardie siding.  However, there are other options for your home remodel than...

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Hardie Board Siding vs Certainteed: 5 Facts To Know

Two of the best known fiber cement brands are Hardie board siding and Certainteed®. Each company has been around a long time, and each has its fans. I’ve used both in my 20+ years of home remodeling, and here I’ll compare both brands so that you can better evaluate...

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Why Hardie Board is the Best Fiber Cement Siding

Why Hardie Board is the Best Fiber Cement Siding

There are a number of house siding options you can use for your exterior remodel, such as vinyl siding and cedar. However, one of the best all around options is fiber cement. Fiber cement siding is more durable and longer lasting than vinyl, and it’s resistant to...

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