Varieties of Patio Covers

Patio covers are available with hundreds of customization options. Varieties of patio covers include canopies, awnings, lattice, fabric, retractable, and solid patio covers made from metals or wood. We use high quality metals in our patio covers to provide the best longevity with the least maintenance. Our fabric patio cover varieties are covered with Sunbrella…

The History of Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding was first introduced to the home improvement market in the early 1960s and steadily grew in popularity because of its durability, ease of maintenance, and beauty. It had a slow start, but in the 70’s its use had doubled. Vinyl siding is manufactured primarily with polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a material that gives it…

Replacement Windows: What if?

James loves the house he just bought in Meridian, Idaho. It is a nice little four bedroom home, perfect for his growing family. The one thing he doesn’t like about the house is that it still has the original windows. He doesn’t want to go through the hassle of replacing them and figures they will…

Glass Sunrooms

Glass sunrooms in Idaho are an excellent way to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors all year round. You can watch the stars without having to worry about insects or a cold breeze. You can watch the snow fall all around you while wearing shorts in a heated, glass sunroom. There are many benefits to…

Solar Screens: What if?

Steve loves his patio area. He especially loves sitting in his favorite chair looking out into his garden to relax. *SMACK* Steve takes a swing at a mosquito that had invaded his space. It seems the only thing that ruins his relaxation is the bugs. He has tried the stinky candles and sprays, but it…

Steel Siding: What if?

Paul needs to replace the siding on his house. The vinyl is starting to crack and looks faded. He decides to get the least expensive vinyl siding on the market to replace the siding that is currently on the house. Ten years later…. Paul notices that his siding is looking pretty bad and decides to…

Seamless Steel Siding

We manufacture our seamless steel siding on-site to the exact dimensions of your home. The siding wraps around your home seamlessly fo a perfect match. Other types of siding lap and create seams, which can lead to water damage, bug damage, and more problems. Since the steel siding is seamless these issues are non-existent.  …

The Science of Low-E Windows

Low emissivity or Low-E or low thermal emissivity windows refers to the surface condition that emits low levels of radiant thermal energy or heat. All materials absorb, reflect, and emit radiant energy. Emissivity is the value given to materials based on the ratio of heat emitted compared to a black body, on a scale from…