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How To Protect Your Home With HardiPlank Siding

Lotus leaves. Bird feathers. Nature created these completely waterproof materials, according to Scientific American. The lowly lotus leaf even inspired the development of a waterproofing polypropylene coating which may soon be suitable for commercial applications. You do not have to wait for technology to catch up, however, when you take advantage of the tough, water-resistant barrier available with HardiePlank siding.  […]

By | June 8th, 2020|

How To Tell If Fiber Cement Is The Best Siding Choice

When you want new, fresh siding for your Des Moines-area home, you can decide between vinyl or fiber cement siding. How do you choose? Two basic measures can help you decide which is right for your needs: price and time. If you plan to stay in your Des Moines-area home for a while, opt for fiber cement siding. Though priced higher at installation than vinyl, rugged James Hardie fiber cement siding will outlast vinyl on looks, maintenance, durability, and weathering. […]

By | April 6th, 2020|

How You Can Know The Lifespan Of Your Siding

  As your home’s first line of defense against the elements, siding is built to last…or, should be built to last. Like other parts of your home – such as your roof – siding eventually wears out or becomes damaged and needs to be replaced. But what is the lifespan of siding? The answer depends on several factors. […]

By | June 24th, 2019|

3 Maintenance Requirements To Add Life To Your Siding

The siding on your home can have a big impact on its overall appearance. Does siding require any maintenance? You might not give your siding much thought, but it can become dirty or show signs of wear and tear over time. The following are a few simple ways to help your siding last longer and look its best. […]

By | June 3rd, 2019|

4 Important Things To Know About Hardie Siding

James Hardie siding is the natural choice for Des Moines homeowners who value their time, money, and neighborhood stature. Made from completely natural materials, James Hardie cement fiber siding is available in many colors and textures, offering four valuable benefits to wise homeowners. […]

By | April 15th, 2019|

How To Increase Your Home Value With Fiber Cement Siding

Smart homeowners are always seeking ways to protect their investment, boost its resale value, maintain its curb appeal, or increase living comfort. One remodeling project — having beautiful, durable fiber cement siding installed — achieves all of that and more. […]

By | April 1st, 2019|

Everything You Need to Know About Siding Replacement

The exterior siding is an essential structural component that helps protect your home from the elements, but the extreme weather we experience here in central Iowa is bound to take a toll on it over time. […]

By | June 19th, 2017|

Everything You Need to Know About Home Siding

Siding that’s in good condition is a key structural component of your home that helps protect the interior from the elements. Having quality siding that’s expertly installed also provides a finishing touch that enhances your home’s curb appeal and value. […]

By | December 28th, 2016|

Value of Steel Doors, Stone Veneer, Exterior ​Construction Rank High in Des Moines

Remodeling Magazine came out this week with its 28th Cost vs. Value Report, comparing construction costs for 36 popular improvement projects with their perceived impact on a home’s resale price. Members of the National Association of REALTORS determined – in 102 U.S. markets – that only about half of those 36 projects would actually be [...]

By | January 16th, 2015|

Create the Perfect Outdoor Living Space with VanWeelden Co.

Whether you’re fixed on a perfect spot to sunbathe by the pool, fire up the grill, relax in the hot tub, huddle up next to the fire pit, or create a seamless transition from the inside of the home to your family’s favorite nice-weather gathering place, we’d like to brainstorm a remodeling solution with you. […]

By | September 9th, 2014|