PRLog - Jan. 14, 2014 - TORONTO -- If you are thinking about installing new siding, soffit or fascia on your home this spring there a few things you should know. There are many different types of siding from vinyl, aluminum, Maibec natural wood siding and James Hardie Board siding that come in many types of applications. Depending on the systerm you choose all siding types normally include either a horizontal or vertical finish. Siding applications also come in many varieties or colours and actual texture finishes depending which system you are interested in.
Exterior siding installation is becoming very popular because of it's price point often fitting into most home owner's budget's of course depending on the size of the project. Some of the features that should be noted are the underlayment options such as house wrap or tyvek and styrofold insulation applications. There are as many as 6 types of styrofold insulation applications that all have a specific R-Value. If you are building a custom built or new home the city will have a specification for the R-Value required for your home. This will determine which underlayment system you choose if it is necessary.
Although Soffit & Fascia replacement is often overlooked because of lack of awareness, aluminum soffit & fascia systems are a key component to the overhang of your roof. Vented or open soffit systems are widely used in renovation and custom home building to add ventilation to your roof. A properly vented soffit system can not only help ventilate your attic it also can increase the life of your roofing shingles. So if you are thinking of replacing your eavestrough consider installing new soffit & fascia.
If you are looking for an elegant finish on the outside of your house or business and have the budget for it, you should definetly look into Maibec Natural Wood Siding & James Hardie Board Composite Wood Siding. Maibec is often used on alot of custom homes and custom renovation project because of it's prestige finish. Maibec Siding not only looks good but it also has a wide selection of finishes, colours and trims to match most exterior decor finishes. Hardie Board also is a very popular siding finish because of the colour choses and decorative moulding selections.
Decorating or renovating the exterior of your home can take alot of time and effort, but can definetly be rewarding. When choosing the right contractor for your project you will want to consider a few factors. Make sure the siding installer has references for other projects that are similar to yours to ensure their workmanship ability. Installing Maibec & Hardie Board is an art, so you will want to make sure their references check out. You can also check reviews or cinult your local building centre.