Homeowners eager to protect their privacy, yet still get natural light through their front entryways, have four new options available from Therma-Tru Corp. The nation’s leading manufacturer and most preferred brand of entryway doors has introduced its new Privacy Glass Collection, featuring four obscure glass designs – Chord, Chinchilla, Rainglass and Granite.
In the 2011 DaVinci Roofscapes’ Homeowners Exterior Preferences Study, more than 1,000 homeowners* overwhelming indicated that durability and longevity were the two key aspects that will influence the type of roof they purchase for their homes in the future.
Results of the nationwide consumer study, conducted by Harris Interactive©, show that 88 percent of the respondents indicate that the durability of a roofing product will have “a lot of influence” on the product they select when it comes time to purchase a new roof.
Even during these belt-tightening economic times, homeowners are adding value to their homes by continuing to invest in remodeling projects. And, according to the Remodeling 2011–12 Cost vs. Value Report (www.costvsvalue.com), the replacement of older, inefficient windows with upscale vinyl replacement windows is one of the ten most popular projects with payback for homeowners.