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James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding is the Premier Replacement Siding for NJ, PA, DE and NY. See why more and more homeowners are choosing fiber cement siding vs vinyl siding for their homes!


How to Choose a James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding Contractor?


That is why it is important to work with James Hardie Preferred Remodeler’s like Global Home Improvement. At Global Home Improvement we have gone through hundreds of hours of training and on site installation to provide the best installs in PA, NJ and DE. In addition, all of our installs come with a 100 point audit provided by the manufacturer, yes, James Hardie himself!

For more information on Fiber Cement Siding call Global Home Improvement at 888-234-2929 or online at

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EDCO METAL SLATE – Offers the Real Look of Slate for Less

Edco SlateSteel roofs last a lifetime, lower energy costs, survive more extreme weather and are backed by a better guarantee than almost any other roofing product on the market. For more than three decades the experts at EDCO have brought you innovative steel roofing concepts including their revolutionary “enhanced roofing.” This option offers color variation and shading to give your Metal Slate Roof a dimensional and realistic look unmatched by other competitors.

Unlike temporary asphalt roofing products, algae streaking, curling, cracking, shingle blow-off, granule loss, and splitting are a thing of the past. Able to defy winds up to 160 mph and carrying the best hail rating available, Arrowline’s Metal Slate roofing not only looks fantastic, it will remain beautiful and protect you and your family for decades without needing repairs or maintenance.

Carrying a lifetime non pro-rated warranty for as long as you own your home that’s transferable if you sell, EDCO Metal Slate roofing is the smart choice for your home. Never watch your otherwise beautiful home be degraded by a deteriorating temporary asphalt roof again.

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  • Lifetime/50 year transferable non pro-rated warranty
  • Commercial quality roofing enhances curb appeal and resale value
  • Authentic look of slate
  • Highest hail impact rating available
  • Kynar 500 finish
  • 7 color choices
  • EnergyStar rated for a cooler home in Summer
  • May qualify for lower rates on Homeowners Insurance

Morristown Home gets a Stylish Facelift – Marvin Windows, Hardie Stucco Siding and Metal Roofing

When the owners of this Tudor Home located in Morristown, NJ visited the Global Home Improvement North NJ Showroom, they were in need of some serious help and direction. They wanted to completely transform the front of their home without disrupting the overall style or their budget.

What we came up with was a NO MAINTENANCE solution that looks great and was within the homeowners budget. On this project, Global Home Improvement replaced all of the outdated brown wood trim, fascia and battens with bright white AZEK trim and AZEK porch columns that offer no maintenance and a lifetime of beauty. In addition, Global replaced the stucco on the home’s facade with James Hardie brand Fiber Cement Siding, that looks like real stucco without worrying about cracks or moisture issues of real stucco.

In addition to the trim and siding, we also installed new Marvin Replacement Windows NJ for the bay windows. Marvin Windows are ideal because they have a fiberglass exterior that won’t fade, chip or chalk unlike aluminum or vinyl. Finally, we replaced the old asphalt pent roofs with brand new standing seam metal roofing over the porch and pents to give this home a modern yet traditional look and feel.

Check out the Before and After Pictures Below!


Before the Remodel

Morristown Facelift After

After the Remodel

Rustic Log Cabin gets a Metal Roof Upgrade – EDCO Slate plus Standing Seam

ArrowLine by EDCO: Permanent metal slate and steel shake. Unmatched Quality.

Count on EDCO innovation mixed with the expert installation of Global Home Improvement for cost-effective, high-performance metal slate nj and metal shake steel roofing. EDCO’s ArrowLine roofing products have received the highest possible hail rating, and use a unique four-way interlocking system that withstands winds of up to 160mph. ArrowLine metal roofing is available in a rich range of contemporary colors, all coated with a deluxe KYNAR 500® finish for flawless, fade-proof color retention. This line is available in either a metal slate or steel shake patterning.

This homeowner chose the Permanent Metal Slate in Classic Red Blend that adds dimensional and style to the main roof. Because the lower pent roof was below a 3/12 pitch we installed a mechanically seamed standing seam roof panel that can be installed on virtually flat surfaces, ensuring a leak free install for the life of the roof!

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For your FREE Metal Roof Estimate in PA, NJ, DE and NY Call Global Home Improvement at 888-234-2929!

Before and After – Delaware Beach Home with Standing Seam Metal Roof

Before and After of Metal Roof in Rehobeth Beach, DE 19971

On this project we removed the existing shingles from the entire roof and secured the plywood before installing a beautiful standing seam metal roof in a Champagne color. This premium color has a metallic finish for extra reflectivity and dimension in the sun.

This metal roof was installed within 2 miles from the beach which is why we used a .032 aluminum panel for this beachfront masterpiece. This hip roof took extra precision and attention to detail when installing the 3000 square feet of standing seam metal roof Delaware with matching snow guards and custom metal ridges.  As you can see the before picture, the corrugated metal roof over the front porch looked horrible compared to this amazing standing seam metal roof project.

We also installed Rain Pro Seamless Gutters with Gutter Remedy gutter protection for a maintenance free metal roof and gutter solution!

Metal Roofing Rehobeth Beach DE BEFORE

Metal Roof DE Before

Metal Roofing Rehobeth Beach DE AFTER

Metal Roof DE After

For your Free Estimate on Metal Roofing in DE call Global Home Improvement at 888-234-2929

Heritage Stone Siding is the Latest Trend in Home Remodeling

HERITAGE STONE SIDING PAManufactured Heritage Stone by ProVia offers Style, Durability and a Lifetime Warranty

Some have said that ProVia Heritage manufactured stone is so realistic, you have to turn it over to see that it is manufactured. ProVia Heritage stacked stones look and feel like the real thing because we handcraft each mold to capture every detail and depth of natural stone. Deep shadow lines combined with authentic coloring produce dramatic effects in all our manufactured stone products. To achieve this, we select natural stones for every master mold and use only raw pigments and oxides for rich color. Additionally, instead of appearing only on the surface of stone faces, ProVia Heritage Stone colors permeate throughout the entire stone, giving each and every manufactured stone a realistic look with hues that last for years, even for exterior uses.



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Heritage Stone Siding Installer NJ carries a Lifetime Limited Warranty against faulty manufacturing process or defective materials as follows: The installation must be in compliance with the applicable specifications and requirements and the stone subjected only to normal exposure and use. Heritage Stone guarantees its products against cracking, chipping, flaking, unsightly discoloration, or any other serious deterioration. Warranty coverage is limited to replacement or repair of defective materials only and does not cover labor to remove or replace materials. Warranty coverage is limited to the original purchaser. The manufacturer will not be liable for any damage or defects due to misuse, building movement, installation, acts of God, fire, or any other cause beyond the manufacturer’s control.


The natural look of Heritage Stone’s molds are hand-crafted from actual stone. They are then fitted together to create a non-repeating pattern. Unlike other brands on the market today, our Heritage Stone collections do not repeat a stone shape or exact color within a 1,000 stones! Deep shadows, rich texture Heritage Stone molds feature deep undercuts to capture the depth and detail of natural stone. Heritage Stone Molds also replace our molds regularly, ensuring that the fine detail and texture of natural stone is not lost after repeated mold use.


For your Free Estimate on Heritage Stone Siding Installation in PA and NJ call Global Home Improvement with a showroom located in Morristown NJ at 888-234-2929.

Marvin Ultimate Outswing French Doors offer Unmatched Performance and Beauty

Swinging French Door MarvinUnmatched in fit and finish, Marvin’s timeless Ultimate Swinging French doors are a modern classic. Combining traditional design and expert Marvin craftsmanship, our energy-efficient Ultimate Swinging French doors feature endless design combinations to complement any space. Choose from inswing or outswing doors in a variety of styles engineered for years of performance — with super tough Ultrex® construction, your sill won’t warp, rot, corrode or fade over time. As a Marvin Window Installer NJ we are proud to offer Marvin Ultimate Outswing French Doors with the following features.

Marvin French Door Standard Features

  • Tempered, one-lite LoĒ2-272® with argon insulating glass
  • Available with traditional shadow lines of a raised panel or the crisp, clean look of a flat panel
  • Multi-point locking system on the active panel
  • Head and foot bolts on inactive panel
  • Satin Taupe adjustable hinges
  • Bare wood interior
  • Extruded aluminum clad exterior (clad units)
  • All-wood brick mould casing (wood units)
  • Oak sill liner in beige (standard) or bronze
  • 4 9/16″ jambs
  • Most Ultimate French Doors have a DP40 rating for commercial-grade performance
  • This product is CE certified.


No matter what your inspiration for a custom window or door color, Marvin® will match it. You get any color your heart desires, with your own personal custom color name and a 20-year warranty.

Divided Lite Patterns

Marvin’s custom capabilities allow us to create almost any divided lite pattern you can dream up. Divides lites can feature an array of muntin widths, unique muntin profiles, rectangular or radius cuts and more. Choose from an existing lite cut, specify custom divided lites according to a new design or ask our design professionals to assist in creating a pattern for your needs.

The result is a window or door that combines the detailing and craftsmanship of a small millwork house with the product performance delivered by an industry leader.

Swinging French Door Marvin ExteriorStandard Swinging Screen Door

This tough, extruded aluminum swinging screen door provides solid protection and outstanding performance. The frame is made of the same thick metal as the cladding on the door itself, so both the profile and the finish match the exterior of the door perfectly. It also features die cast handles, an automatic closer and aluminum hinges.

Performance Glass Options

Glazing options such as LoĒ²-272® and LoĒ³-366® enhance energy performance. Tempered and laminated glazing options are available to meet special safety and impact requirements.

Free Estimates

For your Free No-Obligation Estimate on Marvin Wood Windows and Doors NJ call Global Home Improvement at 888-234-2929 or visit them online at

Metal Roofing has a Class 4 Impact Rating which is Ideal for Preventing Hail and Wind Damage

Are You At Risk: Top Ten States for Hail and Wind Damage


Wind and hail storms remain some of the most frequent and severe causes of property damage. This year the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Research Center conducted the first-ever indoor hailstorm, in an effort to research building products and ways to educate consumers.  You can see the results in this video -
IBHS Hailstorm Demonstration Highlights from IBHS on Vimeo.

Damage caused by wind and hail cost State Farm and its policyholders more than $3.9 billion in 2012. The states with the most wind/hail losses include:
  • Texas - 47,000 claims
  • Illinois - 41,000 claims
  • New York - 34,000 claims
  • Ohio - 31,000 claims
  • Missouri - 25,000 claims
  • Tennessee - 24,000 claims
  • Indiana - 23,000 claims
  • New Jersey - 23,000 claims
  • Kentucky - 22,000 claims
  • Colorado - 16,000 claims
If weather conditions are prime for hail storms, pull cars, boats, RVs, law and patio furniture into a covered area. When building or remodeling, consider weather-resistant metal roofing to reduce hail damage to your home and help insurance savings. State Farm currently offers insurance premium discounts to homes with qualifying impact resistant roofing products in 26 states and one Canadian province.
Metal roofs are naturally very tough and highly resistant to hail damage. Hail will not penetrate a metal roof. Even a new asphalt shingle roof won’t protect a home from the next hail storm. In fact, many metal roofing products have the highest impact resistance and hail rating granted by Underwriters’ Laboratory (UL), a leading product safety testing and certification organization.
The majority of metal roofing earns a UL2218 Class 4 rating, meaning that a sample of the product did not crack when hit twice in the same spot by a 2-inch steel ball, which, in a storm, would translate into a huge hailstone.
For your FREE Metal Roof Estimate in PA, NJ, DE and NY Call Global Home Improvement at 888-234-2929!

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