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Choosing exterior house colors? Think outside the beige box.

Unlike interior house colors, exterior house colors are much harder to change, often requiring ladders or scaffolding. This results in many homeowners playing it safe with their house color – which too often means beige. I’ve been guilty of it. My last house was beige – in my defense, it was one of the first in the neighborhood. Bolstered with new confidence, my new house is blue.

If you’re faced with the unwieldy task of picking exterior colors, I have some advice for you that might make the process easier.

Darius Rucker is partnering with Ply Gem as the 2017 Home for Good project ambassador

Three-time GRAMMY Award winner Darius Rucker is partnering with Ply Gem® (NYSE: PGEM), a North American manufacturer of building products, as the 2017 ambassador for its Home for Good project to help hundreds of families build homes across the United States with Habitat for Humanity.

Color Cues: How to Choose Colors That Sell a House

Selling your home can be as exciting as it can be stressful. We have tips on how to choose colors for your home that will help you sell a house quickly.

How to Mix and Match Siding and Stone

So, you’re getting ready to choose siding and stone for your house. Where do you start? Do you pick out the stone first and then try to find a siding color that matches? Do you start with the siding and find a stone profile that complements the siding? Truth be told, there really is no set-in-stone (so to speak) method to mixing and matching stone and siding.

Fall Decor: Elegant Ways to Decorate with Pumpkins

We scoured the most popular fall pumpkin decorations and collected different and unique ways you can use pumpkins in your home. Here are our favorite pumpkin decorating ideas.

What Not to Do When Hiring a Contractor

In one of my very first blogs that I wrote for Ply Gem, I focused on how to hire a competent contractor.

I recently had an experience with a potential client that drove home how not to interview a contractor, which can be just as important. Remember, when you’re interviewing a contractor, the contractor is interviewing you as well.

Create a Cozy Fall Outdoor Living Space Perfect for Gatherings

Summer time poolside with friends was fun, but fall is here and not a moment too soon! Fall brings beautiful leaves, blue skies, brisk breezes, and of course, football. It’s time to start thinking about gathering with friends around the TV to watch the games.

Construction Safety: Learnings and Insights from a Construction Manager

Dino Tudisca shares his learnings and insights from this past year about construction site safety. Namely, when it comes to construction site safety there can never be complacency.