What Is EIFS?

EIFS or Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems are systems that are said to provide continuous insulation. Acting as an exterior wall-cladding system, an EIFS is non load-bearing and involves attaching a foam insulation board either mechanically or through the use of adhesives to the underlying layer of a building; in addition to applying a base coat that is reinforced and then applying a protective finish coat that is textured. In layman’s terms, an EIFS is an exterior finish that is multi-layered. Why EIFS?  Another term for an Exterior Insulation Finish System is “synthetic stucco.” It differs from traditional stucco because

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Types of Cedar Siding

Deciding on siding material for your home is only half of the battle. Now that you have made the decision to go with cedar sliding, the next question you likely have is what kind of siding options are available. Fortunately, there are a number of options to choose from depending on your style and needs. Lap Siding Lap siding has a very traditional look and is sometimes referred to as bevel siding or clapboard siding. As pie-shaped boards that are sawed lengthwise and that are narrower on one side than the other, lap siding gets its name by the

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How to Care for Wood Siding

When it comes to siding choices, wood siding is one of the most aesthetically pleasing. However, it is also one of the most costly. Obviously, if you invest in wood siding you are going to want to sidestep these expensive repairs. Fortunately, most pitfalls can be avoided with a little preventative maintenance and regular upkeep. Make Sure to Finish the Siding If your siding is not stained correctly with paint, clear sealer, or stain it can be more susceptible to moisture, ultimately resulting in rot and decay. The fluctuation of humidity and temperature cause wood to expand, which in turn

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4 Ways to Prevent Mold on Your Home’s Siding

When it comes to vinyl siding, the accumulation of dirt, excessive moisture, and overall lack of sunlight set up the perfect conditions for mold. In addition to damaging the side of your house, mold can induce serious health conditions. Fortunately, there are a few different ways to prevent this. Read on for some tips on how to prevent mold on your home’s siding. Cleanliness Washing your siding on a regular basis is a great way to ward off mold and mildew. Even better if you have a pressure washer or garden hose. However, if you are using the former

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NE Portland Siding Project Complete!

NE Portland Siding & Roofing Project This is a craftsman siding & roofing project that we just completed in NE Portland. The project included;  Removal of asbestos and cedar Repairing structural dry rot Installing a new GAF Systems Plus Certified Roof Installing smooth Hardieplank lap siding Installing craftsman window trim package Painting the entire home with Duration by Sherwin Williams Interested in re-siding your house? For more information about our company check out our website at https://www.lifetime-remodeling.com, call us at 503.242.4242 or click below for a free info packet.

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SW Portland Siding Project Complete!

SW Portland Siding ProjectThis is a craftsman siding project that we just completed in SW Portland. The project included; Removal of of old cedar siding Installing GreenFiber blow in insulation on all walls Installing Hardie Shake on gables Installing smooth Hardieplank lap siding Installing a craftsman window trim package Painting the entire home with Duration by Sherwin Williams Interested in re-siding your house? For more information about our company check out our website at https://www.lifetime-remodeling.com, call us at 503.242.4242 or click below for a free estimate!

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Portland Hardieplank Siding Project Complete!

Sherwood Siding ProjectThis is a construction defect project that was just completed in Sherwood, OR. As an Elite Preferred Hardieplank Remodeler we were called out to inspect the house and provide a quote for repairs. The existing siding had failed due to faulty installation causing major dry rot and leakage issues. We removed all of the defective siding, repaired all of the existing dry rot, installed a HydroFlash moisture management system, installed HZ5 ColorPlus Hardieplank (Pre-painted), installed HardieShake accents in the gables, and installed Cultured Stone accents on the front elevation.The project included; Removal of of old siding (Failed

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NE Portland Siding Project

  NE Portland Siding ProjectThis wonderful project was just completed in NE Portland. We were able to restore this old house to its original (or better) condition with smooth Hardieplank HZ5 lap siding and Hardie Shake accents. The entire home was painted with a Lifetime Warranted coating from Sherwin Williams. Unfortunately many siding companies treat all houses the same and in the case of older craftsman homes they must be treated differently. LRS specializes in craftsman renovations (We've been restoring craftsman homes in Portland for over 10 years) and we have the references to prove it (10 pages and counting).

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Portland SIding Leader | Lifetime Remodeling Systems

  Siding Contractor | Portland, OR Portland's Premier Siding ContractorLifetime Remodeling Systems is a Portland siding contractor with a focus on Craftsman renovations, LP replacmeent and EIFS replacement. We specialize in Hardieplank, Cedar & Stone replacement siding and have been siding homes in the Northwest for 19 years. Whether it's an Art's & Crafts restoration, an LP re-side, EIFS replacement or a custom cedar project Lifetime Remodeling Systems has in-house crews run by a professional project management staff to make sure you get the job done right. Why Should I Replace My Siding?1. New Building Envelope/Flashing Systems: When we

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Portland Siding Contractor Wins 10th Straight Super Service Award!

  Angie'sList.com Super Service Award Winner 10 Straight Years!Lifetime Remodeling Systems a siding, window & roofing contractor based in Portland earns coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2015. This our 10th straight Super Service Award making us the most recognized exterior contractor on Angieslist.com! Lifetime Remodeling Systems has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers. Gino Streano President of Lifetime Remodeling Systems states, “This is our 10th straight

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