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Best Home Improvements to Increase Resale Value
Every year, Remodeling Magazine ranks the best interior and exterior home improvements by their return on investment when the home is later sold. Find out which home improvements increase curb appeal and resale value.
5 Tips for Choosing the Best Replacement Windows
How to choose energy-efficient replacement windows isn’t a question with a quick answer. The best replacement windows for your home represent a combination of comfort and long-term value that only you can determine. But a few simple considerations can lead you to the best selection for your unique set of needs.
Best in Innovative Door Manufacturing
Investment in exterior door facility generates award-winning improvements in innovation, quality and efficiency. One question that occasionally pops up is how ProVia can consistently deliver the best built entry door in the business. We credit our commitment to customer satisfaction, our outstanding distributor network and our experienced and dedicated staff, but industry publication Window & Door has pinpointed another factor that sets ProVia apart: our manufacturing process.
Choose the Right Replacement Window Styles for Your Home
Custom Replacement Windows from ProVia Provide the Ultimate Combination of Form and Function for Your Home. Ready to select custom replacement windows for your home? Ready for a new look? Improved energy efficiency? A more cohesive design? If your answer is yes, your next step is to select the right window styles for your home.
Decorative Glass, Window Styles Make Your Home Stand Out
As you consider replacing old house windows with new, more energy-efficient ones, don't overlook the possibilities to give your home a facelift by buying custom windows that provide many options for decorative glass, window shapes, grid patterns and window finishes. Learn about the various options that can help make your windows and home the envy of the neighborhood.
Best Time to Buy a New Aluminum Storm Door
The worst time to buy a storm door is right after a big rain or snow. The worst time to buy a storm door Why? The emotional desire to be rid of an old aluminum storm door that no longer looks attractive or functions well could drive a homeowner to a hasty, ill-advised purchase.
ProVia Paint/Stain Processes that Separate its Door Finishes from Other Manufacturers
Most door manufacturers ship their entry doors unfinished, leaving it up to the installer or a contracted painter to paint or stain your door prior to installation. At ProVia, entry doors go through a professional finishing process right at our plant that includes hand-applied stain or a professional painting procedure that enables us to warranty the finish on our doors for 7 or 10 years, depending on the product.
At ProVia, from the core to the finish, we build our entry doors The Professional Way.
Why a Custom Entry Door Might be the Best Option for Your Home
Most homeowners may believe that replacing their entry door is as simple as driving to the nearest big box home. However, depending on the age of your home, the aesthetic you are trying to achieve with a new entry door, or the features and options you need that improve functionality, buying a custom entry door might be a better option for your home.
A new entry door isn’t a purchase one makes often, so choose an entry door that can provide the greatest satisfaction for the many years you’ll own your home and door.
How to Buy Doors: Fiberglass vs. Steel
Homeowners and commercial property owners seeking the best value in a new entry door system typically turn to either fiberglass or steel entry doors. Both offer major advantages over wood doors, which, while beautiful, require regular maintenance and lack the endurance, security and energy efficiency of fiberglass or steel.
ProVia, which offers both fiberglass and steel entry doors, offers its insight into choosing the best entry door system for your home or business property.
Vinyl Siding vs Fiber Cement: What's the Difference?
For homeowners contemplating replacement of their home siding or a new home construction, material choice is a critical decision that can impact how one feels about their house for years to come.
The most popular home siding material is vinyl siding, which was first introduced in the 1960s and has evolved into a superior exterior cladding material over aluminum siding and other products, with many color choices and styles that can fit the aesthetic of any home. Another house siding material is fiber cement, which is more typically associated as being a replacement for wood.