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A Guide to The Best Siding Solutions for North Carolina

Choosing the right siding for your home is one of the most crucial home improvement decisions that go beyond mere color and aesthetics. The siding material you select not only enhances your home's curb appeal but also plays a pivotal role in protecting your home from the elements. It can also contribute vastly to the energy efficiency of your home, combined with the rest of the building materials used.

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Team Spotlight: Premium Windows and Doors at Talbert

Choosing windows and doors can significantly impact a home, regardless of whether it is a new build or a home remodeling process. In their decades-long experience, Talbert has always been committed to providing premium window and door solutions to builders and homeowners alike.

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Asphalt Shingles for Raleigh Homes

Your home’s roof doesn’t just offer protection for your home. When your roof is properly installed and maintained, it provides insulation and energy savings, along with the weather resistance that all homes need. In Raleigh, asphalt shingles are one of the most common types of roofing.

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10 Trends and Styles: Custom Doors for North Carolina Homes

One of the best ways to add value and a new aesthetic to the home is through door design. When you’re able to find and install the right doors, this helps to create a consistent style throughout your home’s design. For many homeowners in North Carolina, custom doors are the best way to go.

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Team Spotlight: Outdoor Living + Decking Tips From Our Specialists

Talbert has always been committed to helping builders and homeowners plan their dream home design. And ever since Mike Miller, Director of Outdoor Living Products with over 20 years of experience, created our Outdoor Living department, we’ve offered support for our customers who need ideas and solutions for their home exteriors and spaces.

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Transform Any Carolina Kitchen: Waypoint Cabinetry

When you need a transformation in your interior design, replacing cabinets in the kitchen can have a significant impact on its style. But kitchen cabinets in North Carolina homes can come in a range of finishes and aesthetics, from contemporary, traditional, and modern farmhouse styles. Homeowners will want to decide on how they want to experience this high-traffic space, and the right cabinet design can make all the difference in that experience.

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Best Replacement Windows in Durham, NC

When was the last time you were relieved to get your energy bill? If your utility costs are climbing each year, you might consider replacing your windows with more energy-efficient products to help save money. And in hot and humid climates like Raleigh-Durham, energy-efficient windows aren’t just a nice-to-have — they’re the best way to stay comfortable in your home.

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Precise Modeling Leads to Precise Estimates

Accurate measurements and pricing help builders plan better. But the last few years have made it a challenge for builders to manage their businesses. From supply shortages to housing market shifts, the construction industry has been unpredictable.

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Designing in Raleigh/Durham: The Best Energy-Efficient Windows for Your Home

Your home’s window design is the key to its performance. In hot, humid, and unpredictable climates like Raleigh/Durham, energy-efficient windows that protect your home are a priority for high performance.

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Exterior Home Trends in Raleigh: Vinyl Siding

There are various reasons to consider vinyl siding for your home in coastal climates like Raleigh, NC. It offers affordability and durability when you work with the right products. Here are a few more reasons, along with some inspiration, to help you decide if vinyl siding will work for you.