Replacing the siding on your home is the decision you going to have to live with. You current siding could be in bad condition which only occurs with time and the elements that create the ware and tare.
Keeping this in mind a new ‘siding’ (which is also known as ‘revetement exterieur’ in the French language) on the house will have to face the same time and elements that can cause it to breakdown. In Canada, there are four main siding products out there. All come with their benefits and faults, in the end you decide what is best for your home.
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Vinyl – Replacing your siding with vinyl is the most common situation for most homeowners today. Most vinyl siding companies advertise a maintenance-free siding and a lifetime warranty which is prorated.
Cedar – Replacing your siding for the cedar has a whole array of choices, the price can range too. Having cedar shake compared to cedar plank installed makes a big difference in actual time to install.
Aluminium – Replacing your siding for Aluminium is quick and easy. Aluminium siding goes up as fast as the previous siding took to come down. The downfall of aluminium is that it can scratch and dent easily, causing you grief when you need to replace a damaged piece.
Fibre Cement – Replacing your siding with fibre cement siding is going to cost you more. Now before money becomes the issue remember that there are fibre cement siding manufacturers that are making high-quality products that are fire-resistant, waterproof, good layer of high quality paint and warranties that surpass some vinyl sidings.