Siding Trends For 2020

As more and more emphasis is placed on eco-friendliness and energy efficiency of buildings, by 2020 we can expect to witness an increase in the number of ventilated facades. The ventilated facade is a constructive element fixed at a certain distance from the wall of the building by means of a metal supporting structure (aluminum […]

Proper Roof Insulation Can Reduce Your Energy Costs

The insulation of the roof brings thermal and acoustic benefits, protects buildings against rapid fire propagation and allows owners to save energy and protect the environment. What causes energy loss? The main cause of energy loss is the air movement, which is generated by the difference in density between the indoor and outdoor air. In […]

The Benefits Of Insulated Windows

If we talk about the benefits of window insulation, we must first say that there is a unit called “R-value” that is used to measure the efficiency of the insulation: a higher R value represents a greater thermal resistance. For example, a single-pane window has a value of about R-1. Additional glass panes will increase […]

American Custom Contractors joins Habitat for Humanity

Metro Maryland in recognizing and identifying the importance of providing strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.  Supporting Habitat for Humanity’s 2019 Women Build Project, American Custom Contractors joined as an in-kind donor by providing the material and labor necessary to build roofs for two single family units. The first home is located on Jost Street […]

How To Tell If Your Roof Shingles Are Damaged

Roof shingles represent the visible part of the roof and can be made of different material – ceramic, asphalt, concrete, metal etc. A roof that is in good shape first and foremost looks good. This affirmation may sound simplistic, but actually any homeowner who is not good at Northern Virginia roofing and knows pretty much […]