Solar Electricity: Part 1: History of Solar

A History of Solar Electricity by Gregory Russell Solar Electricity is a power source that's been around for a long time now.  When it was first invented, panels were extremely expensive and not that efficient.  And for a long time this remained true.  Not anymore.  In the past decade, scientists have found new ways to make solar panels-- ways that make new solar panels infinitely more efficient than their ancestors.  Other companies have found ways to make solar electricity safer and more efficient than ever before-- turning what used to be a fire hazard that firefighters used to cringe at the thought of taking on into something as safe as your television or any other stable electrical device in your home. Twenty Years ago, solar was just too expensive, and had too many downsides to be considered as an option.  Ten years ago, the technology began to change.  Today, Solar Electricity has become far less expensive to own, and all... Read More →

Real Feedback example from a homeowner

This is a real Feedback example from Laurie Keirns, one of our satisfied customers. As you can see, the image below is an actual Homeowner who let us know how we did.   Image is of an actual letter, and for the privacy of our valued customer, we have whited out her contact information.  We thank Laurie, and everyone else who has sent in feedback.  We love to hear from our Customers, and always provide services of the highest quality that is possible.   All American Remodeling can't exist without our customers, and so we strive each and every day to provide top rated services at all stages of a project, to make sure that our customers keep coming back-- and that they tell their friends just how wonderful we are! Here is the transcription of the message, in case the image isn't displaying correctly for you: Dear American Remodeling, We Would like to express our satisfaction with the installation of... Read More →

House Siding Options: A Visual Guide

So you’ve decided to install new siding on your home. Now how do you select the right type? When selecting siding, there are six basic issues to consider (Source: http://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/exteriors/siding/house-siding-options/): 1. Water Resistance. Water-resistant types of siding will have longer lifespans. 2. Ease of Installation. If you’re installing the siding on your own, make sure it is within your skill set, requires no special tools, and creates no harmful dust when cut. 3. Energy Efficiency. Check the R-Value rating for energy savings and understand what will be needed as far as insulation beneath the cladding. 4. Aesthetics. Your siding will be in full view as you come and go, so make sure it is beautiful to you. 5. Versatility. Make sure the siding has the versatility to meet the varied needs of your specific project. If there are aspects of your home’s exterior that will make using a particular type of siding more challenging than others, make sure you understand what... Read More →