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How to Choose the Right Siding for Your Home

Choosing to replace the siding on your home is a big decision that requires a lot of consideration. Every homeowner is unique in terms of their style and their preferences, but ultimately, you must assess your needs before choosing the appropriate siding for their home. The following article will explain some of the issues that should be discussed before going ahead with siding installation and will provide some siding options.

Architectural Design 

You need to conclude whether you enjoy your home’s current style or if you’re looking for a revamped change. If you enjoy your current siding, you should contact your local home exterior professionals at an estimate. However, if you are looking for a big change, consider visiting your local home exterior professionals for an in-depth inspection of materials to ensure you pick a siding that complements your living needs.

Home Resale Value

Depending on whether you intend to live in your home forever, new siding can seriously increase your home’s resale value. However, it’s important to pick a siding that complements the structure of your home and the surrounding homes. While it’s important to stand out, you may not want to go too far and beyond stylistically.

Installation Accessibility

Consider the height of your home before you decide to install new siding. Taller houses may take longer to install specific sidings. Unique landscaping designs may also cause installation difficulties. Be sure to ask your local home exterior professionals for suggestions and recommendations!

Types of Siding

Aluminum –  Aluminum siding was the most popular siding when it first started being used on homes. As aluminum prices increased other siding types took its place. Aluminum sidings have changed over the years from an 8” with backerboard which was the most popular now you will find Longboard styles with the faux wood look. Aluminum siding has remained one of the more durable siding options.

Vinyl – The most popular siding selection, vinyl siding offers homeowners a lot of advantages. Vinyl siding is intriguing to many homeowners because they have their choice in terms of colour schemes and patterns. Vinyl sidings competitive price is most the most commonly given reason for its popularity.  Whether you’re looking for a hard-to-find colour, a unique pattern, or to meet a budget vinyl siding has homeowners covered!

Fibre Cement Board- Fibre cement board siding is a durable option for homeowners. The downside is that it is recommended to re-paint the boards. The upside is that it is significantly less than on a wood-sided home.  Fibre cement board is designed to last homeowners’ decades, and most cement board manufacturers even give multi-decade warranties as reassurance for the quality of their product.

Steel Siding- Steel siding was once reserved exclusively for commercial projects. Over the years they have developed faux wood-sided looks as well as classic Double 4, 5 and 8” sidings as well. Steel siding has always been the strongest in terms of durability and it’s painted on surfaces that have proven to last similarly to its aluminum counterparts. Steel siding is available to compliment your home and also carries extensive manufacturer warranties.

Whether you decide to go with aluminum siding, vinyl siding, or fibre cement board siding, the choice is ultimately up to you. If you have difficulty narrowing down your options, feel free to contact the home exterior experts at Beaumart Aluminum today! We can’t wait to help you achieve the home you deserve!