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More Bang for Your Buck – Exterior Renovation Projects That Add To the Market Value of Your House!

Adding to the market value of your house is easier said than done. You can invest thousands of dollars on a home improvement project, wait for months for it to be completed only to learn that it has already gone out of style and is adversely affecting your home’s market value.Instead, we’ve compiled a list of home renovation projects that promise high return on investment. Pick any of the projects in the list below and the market value of your house is bound to rise.An Outdoor Pool:Let’s begin the list by addressing the elephant in the room: an outdoor pool. [...]

By | 2018-01-20T14:14:02+00:00 January 17, 2018|Categories: About Us, Tips|Comments Off on More Bang for Your Buck – Exterior Renovation Projects That Add To the Market Value of Your House!

5 Things To Consider When Buying Vinyl Siding

Find Out How Much You Can Save on Vinyl Siding When it comes to home renovation, a vinyl siding installation is one of the safest investments you can make. Not only does it add a little flair to your home’s exterior but it also increases the value of the house and makes it a lot more energy efficient. If you’ve decided to get vinyl siding but don’t know how to go about the whole process, follow this simple guide: The Budget: Before you get vinyl siding, ask yourself how much you’re willing to spend. Drafting a budget is a [...]

By | 2018-01-21T08:45:43+00:00 December 16, 2017|Categories: Tips, Vinyl Siding|Comments Off on 5 Things To Consider When Buying Vinyl Siding
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Choosing the Right Exterior for Your Home

Looking for a high quality exterior that adds to your home’s curb appeal?The experts at Garden State Brickface and Siding will help you choose a style for your home that reflects your taste, budget and needs. The top options for your home are stucco, vinyl siding and stone veneers, among others.Top Siding Materials and Their Facts StuccoSturdy enough against different weather elements, stucco is applied in three coats and can be applied to almost all surfaces, in and out. Usually chosen because of its classic look, stucco siding is usually left bare, though some homeowners can choose to have it painted. But [...]

By | 2017-11-06T15:38:38+00:00 October 13, 2017|Categories: FAQs, Tips|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Exterior for Your Home
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How to Pick the Right Vinyl Siding Color for Your Home

Vinyl siding can be the perfect addition to any residential property. Not only does vinyl siding protect your home from excessive heat and cold, high winds and moisture, but it also adds character and style. However, the siding color can make or break the overall appearance of your house. Choosing a color for your home’s exterior may seem simple enough, but it isn’t. With all the choices available, many homeowners may struggle to narrow down their options. Here is a guide to help you identify the right color without a hassle: Property Size Before you start checking out colors for [...]

By | 2018-01-20T14:32:27+00:00 August 18, 2017|Categories: Tips, Vinyl Siding|Comments Off on How to Pick the Right Vinyl Siding Color for Your Home
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Common Masonry Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Masonry products – brickface, stucco, hardcoat and stone veneers – are perfect for residential construction and remodeling projects. Nothing compares to the beauty, warmth and charm of masonry exteriors. These exterior products are also strong and durable. However, despite the significance of masonry products, individuals make crucial mistakes that can cost them in the long term. If you’re considering a masonry exterior for your home, here are some mistakes to avoid: Using Incorrect Mortar One of the biggest mistakes made by homeowners as well as professionals is the use of the wrong mortar. They may use Portland cement (modern [...]

By | 2017-11-23T08:15:19+00:00 August 17, 2017|Categories: Masonry, Tips|Comments Off on Common Masonry Mistakes You Need to Avoid
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5 Simple Tips to Prevent Stucco Walls from Cracking

Stucco is one of the most widely used exterior wall finishes. Suitable for both residential and commercial properties, stucco walls add charm, beauty and character to any building in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Not only does stucco improve the aesthetics of any property, but stucco also has a high functional value. Stucco walls can minimize sound transmission and require less energy for keeping a property cool in the summer and warm in the winter. It’s also less expensive than other home exteriors. The cost of stucco walls typically depend on the material and contractor you choose. While stucco [...]

By | 2017-10-10T07:41:55+00:00 August 8, 2017|Categories: Stucco, Tips|Comments Off on 5 Simple Tips to Prevent Stucco Walls from Cracking
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5 Simple Ways To Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

While most homeowners pay considerable attention to interior decorating, they often miss out on the value of remodeling the outside of their home. Your home’s exterior is what determines the first impression. So why not consider some of these ways to spruce up your home’s curb appeal:1. Incorporate An Outdoor FireplaceDo you love spending some time curled up in front of an indoor fireplace? Well, then you will definitely love an outdoor fireplace! It’s like a campfire, just more suave and less likely to go out soon.Not only does an outdoor fire provide some much-needed warmth when you want to enjoy [...]

By | 2018-01-20T14:57:03+00:00 July 18, 2017|Categories: Tips|Comments Off on 5 Simple Ways To Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal
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Vinyl Siding Maintenance Tips You Need To Know

Once a construction project is completed on a house, all edges and corners sealed off, the constant need for care and maintenance follows. A new vinyl siding work is no exception. Although the material is not as susceptible to harsh environmental elements as wood, preserving your siding’s condition is quite straightforward. Prevention Before Intervention You can prevent the need for invasive repairs through pre-planning. The siding should be firmly attached to the base surface to avoid being pulled off by extreme external conditions. This calls for an attention to finishing. If you reside in a region more likely to suffer [...]

By | 2017-10-10T07:42:00+00:00 July 17, 2017|Categories: Tips, Vinyl Siding|Comments Off on Vinyl Siding Maintenance Tips You Need To Know
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The Complete Guide To Residential Masonry Exterior Renovations In New Jersey and New York

Welcome to the artful world of masonry, where each style comes with a unique combination of colors and textures that add to a building’s style, whether residential or commercial. You can choose from a range of standard materials when installing a masonry exterior, including concrete, brick, marble, stucco, brickface, stone veneers, hardcoat and limestone. For New Jersey and New York homeowners with a taste for sublime textures and shades incorporated in their homes, masonry might just be the perfect choice. Raising the Value of Your Residential Home Though remodeling with masonry will require some budget planning on your part, [...]

By | 2018-01-20T14:26:33+00:00 July 15, 2017|Categories: About Us, FAQs, Masonry, Tips|Comments Off on The Complete Guide To Residential Masonry Exterior Renovations In New Jersey and New York