There are plenty of things to consider when choosing what should cover the exterior of your home. The cost of the sidingand its installation is usually a priority, but maintenance and your own personal taste are important as well. This article explores KWP Engineered Wood Siding in particular and how it might benefit you and your home.
KWP ENGINEERED WOOD SIDING IS EASY TO INSTALL AND REPAIR
As a construction material, wood is easier to install, which could save you time and money up front.
KWP Engineered Wood Siding is a great choice for standing up against the elements and the winters we get here in Winnipeg. Over the years though, you may see some minor repairs that pop up. Fortunately, whatever the problem, KWP Engineered Wood Siding is very easy to repair:
- Small holes can be filled with wood
- If the boards begin to warp, they can be easily screwed in to tighten it.
- If there is extensive damage, you can easily replace a board.
It’s important to keep in mind that any damage from insects, or mold and mildew, should be taken care of immediately so the problem doesn’t spread. It’s better to replace one board then several in an area.
PAINTING KWP ENGINEERED WOOD SIDING IS EASY
Many say that wood is the ultimate chameleon. It’s easy to paint or stain KWP Engineered Wood Siding, whether you’re redoing the whole house or just touching up a section. Being able to paint the siding allows you to tailor your home’scharacter and aesthetic preferences. The exterior of your home can be as unique, bright or bold as you like.
Just like when painting an interior wall, be sure to stay consistent with the type of paint. Many older homes with KWP Engineered Wood Siding, for example, were painted originally with oil paint. So you’d have to keep using oil or completely strip it before using latex. When you’re updating the siding on your home with new wood, you get to start fresh with latex.
When painting the KWP Engineered Wood Siding of a home, you want to start at the top and work your way down. This allows you to cover up any drips as you go along. Paint sprayers are about 4-5 times faster than using a brush, but they don’t coat as evenly. Be sure to read the label on the paint to know what temperatures you should be painting in. If it’s too hot or too cool, it will affect the drying process, causing you to start over again.
KWP ENGINEERED WOOD SIDING IS A POPULAR LOOK
As we mentioned, you can paint KWP Engineered Wood Siding to create your own unique look. Wood is very flexible, you can make it look sleek and modern, authentic and rustic, or natural and homey. It’s textures and finishes are what make it so beautiful.
KWP Engineered Wood Siding is also likely to add value to your home due to its perception as a high-end material. It’s something many buyers love to see.
KWP ENGINEERED WOOD SIDING IS ECO-FRIENDLY
This is perhaps the biggest perk for KWP Engineered Wood Siding, it’s one of the most sustainable materials for your home. Wood is a renewable resource, that’s also biodegradable. The production of KWP Engineered Wood Siding is energy efficient as well. Wood siding is definitely the best choice for homeowners trying to reduce their environmental footprint.
KWP Engineered Wood Siding really is a beautiful choice, for its appearance, maintenance, and sustainability. If you’re not sure if it’s right for your home, give us a call. The expert staff at Nisby is happy to help you through the decision-making process.