Finding a Maintenance-Free Siding Solution
September 18, 2017
Homeowners have a lot of low-maintenance material options available for their home improvement needs. Between energy efficient windows, cedar roofing, and long-lasting repair techniques, there are many durable and cost-effective ways to improve your home. Now, low-maintenance siding options are also available. Because siding protects your home from wind, rain, and the sun, it’s an incredibly important investment.
Your home shelters you from the elements, and with the right materials you can provide it with long-lasting protection that doesn’t require a lot of maintenance. So, which siding option requires the least upkeep? Check out our leading options below:
Brick siding is popular in tree-heavy areas. For this reason, it’s popular in the Midwest. Brick siding works well with a variety of home styles, and its incredible durability makes it an excellent siding choice. Often installed in areas where clay is prevalent, brick siding also gives off an earthy look that many homeowners love.
Vinyl siding, too, is low-cost and long-lasting. You won’t need to paint, scrape, or clean it often. In many ways, vinyl requires the least maintenance of all siding options. That said, it can melt if the temperature is too high. It can also crack if it gets too cold. If installed with a foam backing, however, vinyl can overcome mold, rot, and mildew issues easily.
Fiber cement is crafted from a cellulose fiber, sand, cement, and silica blend. It’s insect resistant, impact resistant, and mold resistant. Plus, it’s available in a variety of styles, colors, and textures. It won’t peel, fade, or chip, and it’s become popular as an aluminum and wood alternative. You don’t need to worry about replacing it because of durability issues, and you can easily alter it depending on your home’s cosmetic needs.
For these reasons, we suggest installing fiber cement siding as the ultimate low-maintenance solution. Each of the above options can reduce overall maintenance, but fiber cement is the best long-lasting solution for homeowners seeking a contemporary look.
Here at Keyprime Roofing, we take pride in all of the siding options we offer. Different homes need different installations, however. If you’re in need of siding repair, maintenance-free siding, or exterior painting, contact us today. We’re always ready to help our homeowners, and we’re prepared to install the best custom siding solutions around. Check out the many fiber cement siding options currently available, and select a style capable of amplifying your home’s look.