Which Type of Siding is the Most Maintenance Free?

When it comes to home maintenance, we all know the average homeowner would rather spend their weekends relaxing, instead of working on their house. So choosing siding that is low maintenance yet still offers excellent curb appeal makes a lot of sense.

Vinyl Siding

Vinyl doesn’t need painting like wood siding, so having vinyl siding installed can save you a lot of time and money over the years. Unlike wood, vinyl siding does not peel or rot, and insects can’t damage it. Vinyl siding does require periodic cleaning if the surface becomes overly dirty or mildews.

Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber cement is an excellent choice for the homeowner looking for a low maintenance siding. This siding is manufactured with portland cement and is an extremely durable building material that resists insect damage, rot, and mold growth. You can purchase fiber cement siding in several different textures to complement your existing windows and doors as well as the individual style of your home.

Fiber cement siding works well in the northern climate of Minnesota and Wisconsin, protecting the interior of your home from the ice and snow of winter and the humidity of summer. Fiber cement is also strong enough to resist damage from high winds and hail.

Seamless Steel Siding

Seamless steel siding is the king of low maintenance! If you want siding that looks good in all weather and is genuinely trouble-free, this is the siding for you. Seamless steel siding has no gaps or cracks that need to be sealed or caulked and comes in many beautiful colors to complement your existing doors and windows. This siding is durable in all sorts of weather and isn’t damaged by the high winds and extreme cold of a northern climate.

Stainless steel siding is typically installed over a layer of insulation which increases your home’s energy efficiency and makes your home more comfortable. The surface is tough and resists cracking in cold weather and fading in sunlight.

For more information on how you can enjoy a more maintenance free home, contact C&T Siding. We have served our community since 1978 and built a sterling reputation for excellence, honesty, and reliability.  We provide the best of service, quality of craftsmanship and building materials for every project we undertake, large or small. We are dedicated to doing each job right and guarantee our customers complete satisfaction.

Contact us at 651-483-6146 to schedule an appointment or fill out our convenient online form for a free estimate. You can speak with confidence with one of our friendly, highly trained contractors for a free consultation and cost estimate for your home improvement project.

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