Hedrick Construction Blog

Benefits of Energy-Efficient Siding

Posted by Shawn Hedrick on April 12, 2019 3:07 PM

As a homeowner, you know how important it is to keep your property energy efficient. Lost energy is lost money, and it also increases your home’s environmental impact. Try as you might to make your home efficient with its appliances, windows, and other features, there’s one big-picture item you might be missing. Energy-efficient siding increases your home’s energy-saving capability from the outside in. Not only will energy-efficient siding help to reduce your energy costs, but energy-efficient siding also requires very little maintenance and can be recycled. Learn more about the benefits of energy-efficient siding and find out if it's right for you! 

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Topics: siding, brick and stone, green siding, energy efficiency, vinyl siding, steel siding

Does My Home Have Siding Damage?

Posted by Heather Hedrick on July 8, 2016 4:00 PM



Your house can take a beating in the Iowa weather from the high winds, rain, and damage caused by lightning and spring hail storms. You probably understand that inclement weather and debris can damage your roof, but did you know that your siding might also be at risk?


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Topics: siding, green siding, energy efficiency, vinyl siding, home maintenance, steel siding

Is There Sunscreen in Your Vinyl Siding?

Posted by Shawn Hedrick on May 15, 2016 11:00 AM

Did you know that just like your skin, your home can suffer from UV damage? The harmful effects of the sun’s rays cause discoloration, weathering, and cracking that’s just as detrimental to your home as to your body. It can hasten the effects of aging and reduce your home’s attractiveness. Even if you can’t see the damage on the outside, UV degradation can worsen the expansion and contraction of wood siding, window frames, and shutters and weaken the structure of vinyl siding. But there’s good news: sunscreen can help protect both your face and your place.

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Topics: siding, green siding, energy efficient, energy efficiency, vinyl siding

The Amazing Benefits of EMCO Steel Siding

Posted by Shawn Hedrick on January 22, 2015 2:27 PM














Do you need to replace your siding in the spring? When looking into the different quality siding products available in Huxley, Iowa, be sure to check out steel siding. There are numerous reasons EMCO steel siding may be the best option for your home. All of EMCO's products are made in the United States and backed by some of the best warranties in the industry.

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Topics: siding, green siding, steel siding

Hedrick Offers High Quality Siding Products

Posted by Shawn Hedrick on November 11, 2014 9:30 AM

We want our customers to know exactly what they are getting. Below are several quality siding products we offer, including both vinyl and fiber-cement options. Since siding is the face of the home, it is important for homeowners to choose a siding material that fits their home’s style and appearance while offering energy efficiency and maximum protection.

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Topics: siding, green siding, vinyl siding

Green Siding Options for Your Home

Posted by Shawn Hedrick on May 20, 2014 5:00 PM

If you want to really live the green life and have your home be as energy-efficient and environmentally friendly as possible, green siding is a good solution and available for the taking. There are many options available today to customize your home to fit your individual tastes and needs.

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Topics: siding, brick and stone, green siding