Is Fiber Cement Siding Right for You?


Aug 04, 2021 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

How do you decide what type of siding to use on your home?  Cost, aesthetics, maintenance, and durability all are items to be considered when deciding on the exterior cladding for your home.  One option that has become increasingly popular is fiber cement siding.  This type of cladding comes with a 30-50 year warranty; however, […]

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Is Your Association Eligible for $1,000,000?


Jun 19, 2019 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

CertainTeed Class Action Fiber Cement Siding Settlement:  Is Your Association Eligible for $1,000,000?   Are any communities you manage experiencing issues with CertainTeed fiber cement siding installed prior to September 30, 2013?  If so, you may be eligible for a settlement.  A class action lawsuit was filed against CertainTeed and settled for $103.9 million, with […]

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5 Things Every Property Manager Should Wish for this Holiday Season


Dec 18, 2018 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Mark discusses 5 things every manager should hope for this frigid season. Dry Warm Accident Free Good Drainage Well Insulated, Well Ventilated Attic

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Why Update Your Reserve Study?


Oct 23, 2018 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

The condition of the property elements on which the reserve study is based change. The association’s financial situation and reserve fund balance change. Board members and property managers change. The condition of the property elements are always changing whether anyone likes it or not. Read our white paper below authored by Matt Hass on why […]

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WEC and Inside-Out Team Up for Moisture Investigation Seminar


Oct 22, 2018 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Join us Thursday, Nov. 15th from 1:45 – 3:45 at Nichols Library in Naperville. We’re teaming up with Inside-Out to provide an hour and a half presentation on all the steps from identifying common areas of moisture intrusion to the proper repair protocols.

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Changes to Chicago’s Energy Benchmarking Ordinance coming in 2019


Jan 23, 2018 , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Energy Benchmarking Ordinance Changes 2019   The City of Chicago recently released the coming changes to the city’s energy ordinance. The new system will increase transparency of energy use to building stakeholders. In 2019 buildings will be given a star rating from 0 – 4 as follows:   Zero stars: Out of compliance with energy […]

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