Vinyl Siding and Your Home

How can I justify an investment in vinyl siding?

When compared to wood, brick or stucco, vinyl siding is an economical alternative that’s growing in popularity around the country for homes of all sizes and styles. In fact, it’s the siding of choice in 44% of installations today. If you love the look of wood, you can achieve a natural appearance with vinyl siding, without wood’s maintenance costs and hassles. Its low maintenance, durability and attractive look add value to your home that you’ll feel good about for years to come.

Does vinyl siding provide insulating protection for my home?

Our products are available with Fullback Thermal Support System that have a 5.0 R rating, thermal efficiency and significant energy savings) The money you save with this improved energy efficiency each year can actually pay for new siding with Fullback that adds to the lifetime value of your home. Note vinyl siding with Fullback Thermal Support System may be eligible for the Power Smart Residential Loan. Please contact us for further information.

What about long-term maintenance costs?

Vinyl siding doesn’t need painting, so you save time and money in maintenance costs. There’s never a need to scrape paint, patch stucco or replace rotting boards. To keep your vinyl siding looking like new, simply spray it occasionally with a garden hose. For tougher dirt, we recommend cleaning with a mild soap solution.

How does it react to temperature change?

With dramatic changes in temperature, vinyl siding will expand and contract—approximately one-fourth of an inch for every 12-foot panel. However, a professional installation guards against noticeable changes due to expansion and contraction. That’s why it is essential that vinyl siding be installed correctly.

Can I install vinyl siding myself?

Installing siding is not a simple “do it yourself job” and is better left to siding installation professionals who have the necessary skills and equipment to do the job right the first time. If vinyl siding is installed incorrectly, you may notice buckling or warping over time due to incorrect nailing.

How many colors do I have to choose from? Will my home have an attractive distinctive appearance with vinyl siding?

Our product line offers many different vinyl siding lines. Design options include horizontal and vertical siding; traditional clapboard and authentically detailed “shaped” sidings; wide and narrow panel exposures; and smooth, subtle and deep wood grain textures. Plus you can choose from a wide assortment of traditional and contemporary colors.

What accessories are available?

When you design the exterior of your home, you should think about more than just siding. You’ll need trim for windows and doors, and at inside and outside corners. You also may need soffit to finish the underside of eaves, or for a porch ceiling or entry overhang.
Nisby’s offers a wide range of accessories, including trim and J-channels, available in colors to match your vinyl siding. Or choose accessories in complementary colors to give your home a more distinctive look.

What kind of warranty do your vinyl siding carry?

The Mitten and Royal Building Products have a Lifetime non-prorated Warranty to the original owner the warranty is transferable to a prorated warranty for new owners. The warranty includes labor and installation (Authorized Installers Nisbys) Please see the Mitten Warranty or Royal Building Products Warranty

Will the vinyl siding scratch and show a different color?

The color you see on the surface goes completely through the vinyl siding—so you will not see a different color if the siding is scratched.

Will vinyl siding look as good years from now as it does today?

Durable construction means from our manufacturers ensures vinyl siding will stand up to the elements, no matter what type of climate. Over the years, you won’t have to worry about additional upkeep costs because vinyl siding won’t rot, peel, warp or harbor insects like wood or dent like aluminum.

Can vinyl siding withstand harsh weather conditions?

Vinyl siding is known for its ability to withstand the elements, so it is an appropriate choice for a variety of climates—from intense sunlight in the to freezing winters with snow storms. Unlike aluminum siding, vinyl resists denting or other damage from hail or harsh weather.

How much does it cost to side a home?

Because we offer siding at a number of price points to fit any need and any budget, and because every home and siding job is unique, there is no way to immediately answer this question. The best thing to do is call Nisby Renovations to visit your home so we can measure it accurately and discuss other needs you may have. FREE ESTIMATES

Isn’t it less costly to just repaint my home?

If you plan to move within the next two to three years, the answer is probably “yes.” But if you plan to stay in your home longer than that, you should be strongly considering vinyl siding. According to Remodeling magazine (October 1996), investing in new siding can prove to be an excellent choice in terms of payback. In the Winnipeg market, a homeowner can sometimes recoup more than the cost of siding in terms of resale value.

Are there any other materials that are better than vinyl?

Not when it comes to siding. Vinyl siding’s outstanding features and benefits have made it the most popular siding material in North America today. And because vinyl is the preferred siding for more and more homeowners, it retains most of its installed cost.

My home is partially brick and partially wood siding. Can I still use vinyl siding?

Yes. Vinyl siding is extremely versatile and can be used with just about any exterior building material—brick, cinder block, even natural logs and field stones.

Is one season better than another to have my new siding installed?

No. You can have your vinyl siding installed in any season, as your schedule and budget allow.

See image KAYCAN SIDING:

  1. Double-Thick Cyclone System™ Nail hem provides extra rigidity to withstand winds up to 251 mph.
  2. Richmond Ultra™ self-aligning locking system is designed to snap together for extra fastening strength.
  3. Protection from harmful UV rays, Richmond Ultra™ color doesn’t fade and has a fade resistant warranty.
  4. Heavy gauge thickness and double sized insulated panels reduces noise by up to 30%.
  5. The extra thick paneling and insulation keeps air and insects out and its superior insulation keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
  6. The Richmond Ultra™ mechanical fastening system allows for a more resilient insulated siding that protects your home from extreme weather conditions.
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