the most eco-friendly types of siding available on the market. It’s also very energy-efficient and cheaper to install when compared with other types of siding. However, it’s susceptible to fire, moisture, and insects.
James Hardie Fiber Cement
Fiber cement siding is becoming more popular because it mixes wood fibres, sand, and cement to uniquely mimic the look and feel of natural wood siding at a fraction of the cost. This type of siding is very easy to maintain, comes in many textures, finishes, and colours, and is resistant to rot, decay, fire, and wood insects. If taken care of properly, it can last up to 15 years or more.
Stone siding is built to last a lifetime because it’s impenetrable. But that’s also why it’s considered one of the most luxurious, i.e. the most expensive, forms of siding money can buy. It requires zero maintenance other than the occasional pressure wash and is resistant to moisture, extreme weather elements, insects, and fire.
Also known as stone veneer siding, faux stone mimics the look and feel of stone siding at about half the cost. Faux stone siding doesn’t require very much maintenance, though it should be noted that it doesn’t adapt well to extreme climates with freezing and thawing because it experiences the same moisture problems as stucco siding.
Rock and Brick Veneer
Brick siding is also built to last a lifetime. It comes either in regular brick masonry (solid brick) or brick veneer, which is a thinner layer that sits on your home’s exterior like more traditional siding. This type of siding will never need to be repainted or finished, as it won’t ever fade or decay. It’s resistant to fire, termites, wood ants, and the elements.
Winnipeg weather tends to be a little extreme at times and can wreak havoc upon your home’s siding if you haven’t carefully considered your climate-specific options. The ones most recommended for the Winnipeg climate because they’re resistant to moisture and extreme temperatures are probably James Hardie Fiber Cement, Rock and Brick Veneer, and if you can afford it, Cultured Stone.
The Benefits of Our Siding in Winnipeg
Nisby’s siding renovations offer durability, resiliency, and beauty. They are maintenance-free, so you won’t need to seal, paint, or coat them year after year. Our quality workmanship ensures solid installation and construction. We also offer a two-year workmanship warranty and various manufacturers’ warranties. These guarantee that you will enjoy your home’s exterior for many years to come. When it comes to siding in Winnipeg, be sure to contact Nisby Home Renovations for a job well done. A family-owned and -operated company since 1984, we’re rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau and we’ve been honored twice by the Manitoba Home Builders’ Association with their prestigious Renovation of the Year Award.