FAQs for Exterior Siding and New Window Installation
Do you install siding?
Yes, Ameriside installs exterior siding over stucco and existing wood siding.
Vinyl siding was introduced as an alternative to aluminum siding. It is the most installed siding product in the United States.
Vinyl siding is nearly maintenance-free and never needs to be painted. You may want to wash it once a year for a fresh appearance.
Vinyl siding is resistant to heat, cold, and moisture and is certified to withstand winds up to 110 miles per hour.
Vinyl siding is the most affordable siding option on the market. Homeowners recoup an average of 80% of the installation cost, which increases the value of their home.
Insulated siding is essentially vinyl siding with rigid foam insulation laminated or permanently attached to the panel.
Besides reducing energy consumption, insulated siding is breathable, allowing water vapor to escape, providing protection against mold, rot, and mildew, and helping maintain healthy indoor air quality.
On average, insulated vinyl siding will cost 20% to 30% more per square foot than traditional vinyl siding.
Insulated vinyl siding is manufactured to withstand harsh weather conditions and will not buckle under the impact of any sort very easily.
Fiber cement siding is made from cement, wood fiber (cellulose), sand, and other components.
Fiber cement siding is said to be more durable than wood but does require some maintenance.
Some fiber cement siding may be required to be painted every 4-5 years, depending on the topcoat applied.
Ameriside is certified to install CertainTeed, LP SmartSide, and James Hardie Siding.
LP SmartSide and CertainTeed carry a limited lifetime warranty that is transferrable as well.