The unique details, textures, color options and trim work really allow you to reflect your personality and style on the exterior of your home for everyone to see and admire. Likewise, these features can be used in any combination to create modern, contemporary, or even a historical theme that you might envision for your home. Beyond the aesthetics, siding replacement increases the value of your home. Not only to you in energy savings, but to potential home buyers for its visual appeal and maintenance free benefits.
VINYL SIDING OPTIONS(Many of these products offer the benefit of rigid foam insulation). Vinyl siding warranties will vary by manufacturer.
Shake & Shingle Siding – designed to look like cedar without the high cost and maintenance. Shake & Shingle vinyl siding offers easy installation, no splitting, fade resistant and is virtually maintenance free. Additionally, this product is offered in straight or staggered edge for varying tastes like yours.
Traditional Siding – available in horizontal or vertical profiles, traditional siding comes in varying exposures, with wood grain and smooth finishes and colors to complete any home. Horizontal siding is available in clapboard and Dutch lap styles from CertainTeed. The little details of their Carolina Beaded siding will add old world charm to your home. Vertical siding is often used on homes that are more modern or contemporary in style.
FIBER CEMENT SIDING OPTIONS
(Not all companies offer this product)
JamesHardie is the leader in fiber cement siding industry. This product is offered in plank lap style, shingle style and in a vertical profile. The benefits are outstanding and are engineered to be climate resistant and is advertised to hold up to direct flames from fire.
Real wood siding isn’t in as much demand primarily because of the maintenance involved in maintaining and sealing the wood from the elements. With the vinyl siding options available that have the look of real wood, at a much lower costs only someone who is interested in authentic preservation of older homes or someone who just really loves the idea of real wood would choose this as a siding option.
Aluminum siding is not as popular today but still available in limited colors and sizes. Does not offer the maintenance free options that are available in vinyl siding and cement siding options.
As you can see from the list presented above, your siding options are only limited by your imagination and of course there’s always the budget. Inside Out Construction is available for a free, and we’d be happy to assist you with your siding replacement project. Our office number is 540-898-8060. Give us a call!