Adding new siding to your home can enhance curb appeal and help protect your home from the elements. If you're thinking of new siding, you're in for a treat - ask your Denver Siding Contractor Carlson Siding about your many siding options. Your siding choice will likely be a major upgrade in your home's appearance.
Siding is available in various types of materials so make sure you do your research to determine which one will be best for you. There are lots of siding options, and each presents a mixed bag of cost, reliability, ongoing maintenance and environmental responsibility. Let Carlson Siding help you make the choice that is right for you...!
Choosing the Right Siding from your Denver Siding Contractor Carlson
When selecting siding, there are six basic issues to consider:
Customers know Sagebrush Super Premium Vinyl Siding is different from other sidings the moment the first panel is pulled from the box. It stands tall and straight, proving its superior rigidity. It’s thicker and will not bow or bend like thinner competitive panels. And if Sagebrush Super Premium Vinyl Siding won’t bend or bow before it’s installed, you know it will deliver outstanding performance once it’s on the wall – providing straight, smooth lines that keep their fresh new look year after year.
Straight walls and a wide variety of colors translates into a fantastic looking home no matter where you stand or when the sun shines on it. When you round up all the facts, you’ll understand why Sagebrush Super Premium Vinyl Siding is catching on in neighborhoods all across the country.
From the first glance, Cedarwood steel siding exudes elegance. Its remarkably realistic cedar appearance so closely resembles genuine cedar that it's difficult to tell the difference. The secret is in our patented Color Fusion coating process that blends warm browns and natural hues in non-repeating patterns to create the variegated coloring and visual appeal of cedar.
Commanding Steel Strength Cedarwood's rugged steel construction is virtually impervious to outdoor elements. And unlike wood, compressed particle board or fiber cement, it won't absorb moisture. It's also resistant to dents, warping, fire, termites, chalking, fading, and brittleness in cold weather.
High Dimensional Stability Rigid steel panels resist buckling and the wavy appearance that can result from expansion and contraction caused by extreme weather changes. Cedarwood also will subtly conceal flaws in the exterior's substructure, keeping wall lines exceptionally smooth and straight.
Added Dimension Cedarwood's generously proportioned 1/2" butt height adds greater dimension and style with dramatic shadow lines.
Smooth Finished Look While fiber cement and compressed particle boards typically require caulked joints, Cedarwood's "seams" are crisp and clean.
Cedarwood steel delivers premium results when it comes to long-lasting beauty and protection for your home. A specially formulated Kynar 500® coating provides an exceptionally strong finish that will resist staining, mildew and dirt. It also is warranted against excessive chalking and color change for 25 years, despite exposure to harsh weather.
Taking care of Cedarwood steel siding will require very little upkeep. Unlike fiber cement that may require periodic recaulking and repainting, or wood siding that typically needs repainting every five to seven years, Cedarwood demands not much more than an occasional rinse with a garden hose - perfect for today's lifestyle.
Protecting Your Investment
When you consider the time and money spent repainting year after year, you'll see why steel siding is a smart choice. Cedarwood not only will create an attractive, worry-free exterior, but will enhance the curb appeal of your home. And in today's resale market, a beautiful, low-maintenance finish can be a valuable amenity.
What is Siding? Siding and wall cladding is the exterior material applied to the walls of a house or other building meant to shed water, protect the walls from the effects of weather, insulate, and is a key in the aesthetics of the structure. Some walls such as solid brickwork and masonry veneer are not covered with siding, but some buildings such as log buildings can have siding added. Siding may be formed of horizontal or vertical boards, shingles, or sheet materials. In all cases, avoiding wind and rain infiltration through the joints is a major challenge, met by overlapping, covering or sealing the joints, or by creating an interlocking joint such as a tongue and groove or rabbet. Since building materials expand and contract with changing temperature and humidity, it is not practical to make rigid joints between the siding elements so they often leak.
Siding may be made of wood, metal, plastic (vinyl), masonry, or composite materials. It may be attached directly to the building structure (studs in the case of wood construction), or to an intermediate layer of wood (boards, planks, plywood, oriented strand board) called sheathing. An intermediate air/moisture barrier such as housewrap or felt paper may be applied to the sheathing as an air/moisture barrier.
Vinyl siding is tough and comes in a large variety of colors and textures. Because the color is throughout the material, nicks and scratches don't show up. Sophisticated manufacturing techniques create products that do a surprisingly fine job of mimicking wood-grain lap siding, wood shingles and even stone. Vinyl siding is lightweight and, in many instances, can be installed directly over existing materials, so it's a good retrofit option. Because it's easy to handle, vinyl installation can be installed quickly, saving labor costs. The material requires little or no maintenance, and dirt simply washes off. Vinyl Siding never needs repainting. Vinyl has relatively low cost compared to other siding materials.
Steel siding is resilient and comes in several textures and colors. It is an excellent top-of-the-line choice for your home's exterior. It is resistant to the ever-changing elements and unyielding to thermal expansion, warping and buckling. It is practically maintenance free and can be easily cleaned with soap and water. Metal will not crack or shatter due to hail or cold weather. Steel is much stronger than vinyl, offering the best wind protection available. Steel siding is fire-resistant and doesn't burn. It is environmentally friendly and easily recycled. Ask Carlson Siding about your options for Steel Siding.
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