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

Put a Beautiful Face on Your Home with the Right Siding

Posted by Heather Hedrick on July 11, 2017 11:31 AM

When giving the exterior of your home a makeover, your siding can make all the difference in the world. With an abundance of attractive options, you can choose a style that tastefully enhances your home's personality and harmonizes with your roof like a dear old friend.

While the house is stripped of it's outer garments, be sure to add a radiant barrier house wrap if you want to take a big bite out of your energy bills while the opportunity is hot. Below are five excellent siding materials to consider.

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Topics: siding, 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

How Do I Know If I Should Replace My Siding?

Posted by Shawn Hedrick on June 10, 2016 10:00 AM


Your home’s siding doesn’t last forever. Well-performing siding helps ensure that your house stays in the best condition possible, keeping the cold out and the warmth in during the winter and vice versa during the summer. It helps prevent water from infiltrating your home and improves your energy efficiency. Plus, it helps your house keep looking great from the outside. What are the signs that it’s time to replace your siding?


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

What to Do Before and After a Storm to Protect Your Roof & Siding

Posted by Shawn Hedrick on April 29, 2016 11:30 AM

When the weather forecast calls for high winds, tornadoes, and other severe weather, it’s important to know how to protect your home and family. You should take steps to protect yourself and your investments before a storm and know how to best respond if your property sustains damage.

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Topics: shingles, roofing, siding, storm doors, steel roofing, steel siding, ankeny window replacement

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’s Quality Siding Products Offer Beauty and Durability

Posted by Shawn Hedrick on November 13, 2014 10:43 AM

In the previous post, we discussed some of the siding products and brands we offer our customers, including both vinyl and fiber cement. Today, we will discuss stone and steel siding. Each has many advantages. Although there are distinct differences between the two, one isn't necessarily superior to the other. Which is best for you depends largely upon your own personal taste and the style of your home.

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Topics: siding, brick and stone, steel siding