Siding

House siding rendering
Photograph provided by Legacy Exteriors, LLC

Once you’ve made the decision to replace your home siding, the next step of determining material, color, and style elements can be a stressful one. You can work with a company, like Legacy Exteriors, LLC, in order to make the process more relaxed by providing you with the information you need, including the benefits of each type of siding, the colors, and styles, and the warranties available with each.

Vinyl
• Most cost effective.
• Available in many different profiles, exposures (distance between each lap), thickness, and colors.
• Decorative options available: wood shake, half round, and board and batten.
• Lifetime warranties available.

Fiber Cement Board
• Strength and durability are high. Resists shrinking, swelling, cracking, and fading.
• Fire resistant and won’t be eaten by insects and animals.
• Available in multiple profiles, textures, finishes, and colors.
• Decorative options available.
• Appearance of traditional real wood siding.
• Ability to have no exposed fasteners (nails).
• Variety of trim board options to add uniqueness to your home.
• Lifetime warranties available.
• Approximately two and a half times the cost of vinyl siding.

Engineered Wood Composite
• Strength and durability are high.
• Warranty covers up to one-and-three-quarter-inch diameter hail.
• Built to withstand gusts of wind up to 200 miles per hour.
• Termite resistant.
• Comes in longer lengths and weighs less than fiber cement. Creates a look with fewer seams, however, the seams may be more defined due to expansion and contraction of the product.
• Available in multiple textures, profiles, finishes, and colors.
• Decorative options available.
• 50-year warranty available.
• Approximately two and a half times the cost of vinyl siding.

Aluminum
• Comes in multiple colors, textures, and patterns—some that can mimic wood.
• Low maintenance.
• Does not swell, rot, or encourage the growth of mildew.
• Does not rust and is completely waterproof.
• Not affected by extreme cold.
• Recyclable and requires little energy to manufacture.
• Never ends up in a landfill.
• Insect proof.
• Fire resistant.
• Approximately one and a half times the cost of vinyl siding.

Wood
• Traditional choice with classic look.
• Style and color can be combined into an almost endless array of choices.
• Two to two and a half times the cost of vinyl siding.
• Insect and water damage are the two most common downfalls of wood siding.

No matter what you choose, the investment will reap benefits for years to come and improve the curb appeal of your home.

Submitted by Legacy Exteriors, LLC.

Legacy Exteriors, LLC
4125 Terminal Drive, Suite 120
McFarland, WI 53558
608.221.3000
legacy-exteriors.com

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