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What is Composite Cladding and How Does It Compare?

Composite cladding is making waves in the world of home renovations. While vinyl siding holds the spot for the most popular cladding in North America, composite cladding is increasing in popularity, offering an upscale alternative. Combining incredible beauty with high-end performance and easy installation, there are plenty of reasons to love composite cladding, specifically ASCEND by […]

Home Improvements That May Qualify for ENERGY STAR® Tax Credits

In the pursuit of a greener and more cost-effective home, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extends a lifeline to homeowners by providing federal income tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements until 2032. While eligibility is not guaranteed, investing in ENERGY STAR®-certified products is a smart move. Certain products may offer a pathway to potential tax credits and a more sustainable […]

How to Choose the Right Siding Color

Choosing the right siding color for your home is a decision that significantly influences its overall aesthetic appeal. Consider these four tips to create a balanced and inviting home exterior: 1. Draw from Your Home’s Architectural Style Your siding color scheme should resonate with your personal taste and complement your home’s style. Remember to take roofing and shutters into account. […]

3 Inviting Home Exterior Color Palettes to Create a Picture-Perfect Home

Our Alside Color Experts have carefully created three stunning color palettes that are sure to inspire a picture-perfect home exterior. Presented in monochromatic and dramatic schemes, these take into account windows, siding and soffit options based on the latest exterior design trends. Browse the exterior color palettes below then use our online Visualizer tool to see these beautiful color combinations come to […]

Alside Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Build Veteran a Home

To celebrate Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Alside is thrilled to share a heartwarming partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help fulfill a retired veteran’s dream of home ownership. David Backes, who honorably retired from the United States Army in 1993 and earned several distinguished medals during his service, knows the meaning of resilience. When the conventional route to home ownership […]

Bay Windows Vs. Bow Windows: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to enhancing your home’s architectural appeal, bay and bow windows are two great options that allow for more light and visual interest. But how do they differ? Let’s explore the differences between these styles in terms of design, practical considerations and application to help you make an informed decision for your home. 1. Design and Configuration Bay windows typically […]

Siding Cleaning Guide: Composite Cladding, Fiber Cement & Wood

Maintaining the appearance and durability of your siding is crucial, but cleaning and care requirements vary depending on the siding material. In this article, we’ll explore how to maintain three popular siding options: ASCEND Composite Cladding, fiber cement siding, and traditional wood siding. ASCEND Composite Cladding While installation of Alside’s ASCEND Composite Cladding is a breeze for builders and […]

Visualize Your Dream Home with AI Technology

When it comes to home design, envisioning your dream space is now easier than ever, thanks to the revolutionary integration of AI technology. Renoworks recently launched Renoworks AI Gen 2, a next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) image recognition and visualization technology. Window and door AI auto-recognition technology empowers homeowners to transform their homes effortlessly. Let’s explore how this cutting-edge […]