Homes built with older siding materials are difficult and expensive to maintain as many traditional materials deteriorate quickly without regular sealing, painting, and caulking, and even require periodic replacement. Owners often look for maintenance free siding materials that will also boost their home’s curb appeal.
What Many Home Owners Want
Home maintenance can be expensive and time consuming, and there comes a time when home owners want to be able to spend more time relaxing and enjoying their hobbies and favorite pastimes. They are interested in reducing the time and effort they need to spend on home maintenance, while maintaining and boosting the appearance and integrity of the property.
Long Lasting and Attractive Siding Materials
Fortunately, there are several high quality, maintenance free siding materials that a home owner can use that will last for 20 to 30 years or longer, and which enhance the home’s appearance.
James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding
James Hardie’s products are among the best siding materials available and have won numerous awards. The product range includes lap siding, shingle siding, vertical panels, and trim. Key features are:
- Fire resistant
- 30 year non-prorated warranty
- Rot and insect resistant
- Factory Finished- Colorplus technology
- Excellent resistance to heat, rain, snow, and wind
- Engineered for Freese/Thaw climate
- Attractive appearance
Stone veneers really enhance the appearance of a home and have great qualities:
- Wide range of attractive colors and sizes
- Extremely long life
- Compatible with all housing materials
- Easy to clean
- Durable and shock resistant
- Maintenance free
Fiberglass Windows and Doors
Attractive windows and doors contribute to the curb appeal of a home, especially when high quality products from companies like Marvin and Pella are used:
- Impervious to weather
- Energy efficient
- Many finishes
Vinyl Siding and Trim
Vinyl products are easy to work with and are available in an almost unlimited variety of sizes, colors, and shapes. Products from companies like AZEK are made to exacting specifications:
- Weather proof
- Rot resistant
- Very low maintenance
- Long lasting
Steel siding is an excellent, long lasting siding material:
- Fade Resistant
- Warp Resistant
- Attractive Colors
Shake or Shingle Siding
With an attractive traditional appearance, high quality products from companies like James Hardie and Certainteed really add to the home’s value:
- Traditional appearance
- High quality
- Long lasting
- Weather resistant
Importance of Quality vs. Quantity
While high quality siding materials are good to look at and have a long life, they must be properly installed to make sure the installation is maintenance free. That’s why Siding Express of St Louis, MO, makes sure that our installation work is done exactly to manufacturer’s specifications.
Our experienced team is thoroughly trained by the siding manufacturers. We take the time to do each job with the greatest care and professionalism, because we know that when the installation is done right it will last and require very little attention in years to come.
Our obsession with perfection is such that we insist on independent inspection of our work by the manufacturers of the products we install.
The company takes safety very seriously, we have hired a 3rd party safety consultant to make sure all OSHA rules are followed and every worker is properly trained.
Boost your home’s curb appeal, call Siding Express on 636-578-0033 now and ask them to give you an estimate to install maintenance free siding on your home in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
There are many advantages to fiberglass vs. vinyl windows. Not only are they durable and strong, but they also require a nominal amount of maintenance
James Hardie siding was created and proven effective in harsh climates for decades. It is an environmentally friendly cement fiberboard siding that has grown to