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What Should I Look For In Siding?

What Should I Look For In Siding?

What is the first thing that guests see when coming to visit you in your home?  The exterior of the house!  With so many siding options available to homeowners, there should never be 2 identical houses anywhere!

Vinyl – vinyl siding comes in a variety of colors, textures, finishes, sizes and shapes.  Vinyl tends to be the least expensive way to finish a home, while also being extremely functional.  Vinyl siding can be a traditional horizontal run or a new vertical approach.  Vinyl siding also now comes with built in insulation- this will raise the insulation factor of your home, while providing a much more sturdy siding.

Cedar – Do you like the charming, worn look of a home?  Then Cedar siding is the way to go.  Cedar siding can be high maintenance or extremely low maintenance, depending on each homeowners taste.  Cedar siding is traditional used on homes in the country, or in subdivisions that do not allow vinyl siding.  Please look at the photos in our gallery, for an example of cedar siding.

Polymer Siding – This type of siding is made from polypropylene resin. This siding is most commonly used in accent areas on the home, as it’s high quality molding process places it on the upper end of the price scale. Polymer siding utilizes an injection molding process that enables the final product to have a highly defined three-dimensional pattern in a variety of styles, sizes and colors. The product mold is precisely shaped to give it the exact dimensions needed and it incorporates any other necessary details.  Injection molded siding began to enter the market in the mid 1990s and has grown steadily in popularity ever since as processes have been improved, styles have been enhanced and colors increased.  This product is available in a wide variety of colors and styles.

Fiber Cement Siding – fiber cement siding offers the look of cedar shake, the durability of fiber cement, the low maintenance of vinyl, and a price point right in between.  Fiber cement has a Class A Flame Spread Rating, which makes it non-combustible.  This product will not warp or rot and will stand up to constant freeze and thaws and comes in a wide variety of colors and styles.

With these siding options, and many decorative details available in a wide variety of colors, you can design your home’s exterior any way you like!

The Srogus Construction Team
Belleville, Fairview Heights Construction & Home Remodeling