Re-Siding & Exterior Remodeling Special Features

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Adding special features to your house is a way to introduce new and exciting detail to what might have been a mundane or dated look. Craftsman’s Choice can install just about whatever you might dream up. And our designers can help you with your vision.

Packaging special features with a re-siding project is the most economical and most efficient way to tackle an exterior remodel. It’s also the best way to ensure that the products you’re installing will all work in concert with one another to best protect your home for decades to come.

So whether it’s adding a flower box or cutting in a new window, we’re excited to help you achieve your dream home. We’ve got the state’s most experienced installation crew and the area’s leading design team. Let’s create something awesome together!

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What Are Special Features?

Special features are those little design details that can add a lot of pop to your house for usually not a huge investment. A lot of people don’t realize or ever consider how much they can change the look of their home with just a few well-placed small features.

Common special features might include:

All of these things can completely update your home’s exterior without breaking the bank.

If you’re installing James Hardie fiber cement siding, you’re going to be creating a look of enduring quality for your house. Now is the time to consider anything else that might transform the look of your home.

One relatively inexpensive way to add curb appeal via a special feature is to add a window to a large garage gable. Very often, houses will have a huge space above the garage that kind of stands out as plain or maybe even wasted. Putting a window or multiple windows up there can turn boring to interesting. Take it up a notch further with a flower box below the window.

Considering new garage doors is another great way to revamp your home’s look. If you have a large garage door that faces the street, it’s often the first thing that draws attention. Don’t neglect that focal point. A garage door that correctly fits the style of your home can make an incredible difference.

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Little Details Make a Big Difference

Updating exterior light fixtures. Replacing the front door. Updating or adding a column. Hanging a lantern. All of these things can compliment your new siding to drastically enhance the curb appeal of your home.

It’s the small things that can make or break the first impression your house makes on the neighbors, visitors or prospective home buyers.

Between your new siding and the right selection of special features, you can completely change the look of your home – perhaps more so than you may realize.

Of course, not every special feature will have the same impact on every house. In fact, in many cases, the wrong special feature will look entirely out of place. Different houses and neighborhoods lend themselves to the addition of different special features.

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Craftsman’s Choice Has the Design Expertise To Help You Make the Right Decisions

A designer’s eye is critical when considering special features. Craftsman’s Choice has a design team that can show you all of the options that might be applicable to your specific situation. We’ll show you what different special features look like on houses similar to yours. We can even do a rendering to show you exactly what they would look like on your exact house.

As important as it is for you to see what you might like, it’s just as important that you see some examples of things you decide you don’t like. It’s all part of the journey to arrive at your dream home exterior. Craftsman’s Choice can help you get there.

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Ben Juncker


When Ben Juncker was sitting in his high school career planning class, siding installer was not on his list of potential career paths. As with most people in the construction industry, certain questionable life choices led to a point where they were wearing a tool belt, working with their hands. His path started just this way and he would not change a thing. Those early years in his business of scraping and clawing their way to profitability and stability, have helped him to build a culture of hard work and perseverance at Craftsman’s Choice. Ben started his company in 1998 and they installed their first James Hardie job in 2000. Since that time Craftsman’s Choice has become one of the nation’s top James Hardie Remodelers. They have won James Hardie’s prestigious President’s Club award every year since it’s inception in 2015.

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