Vinyl siding is the most popular siding material used in Omaha area. The cost to install Vinyl siding is normally lower than cement board or Steel siding and the ease of installation and the wide selection of brands and products make it the most used siding for a new siding installation. Mastic Vinyl siding and Royal Vinyl siding are the brands we like to use because they have been excellent performers over the years. Vinyl siding grows and shrinks with the changes in temperature, so the siding installers knowledge of the proper way to apply the siding is important to insure a job well done. The trim pieces that are used with the Vinyl siding such as corner posts and channel allow for expansion and contraction and require no caulking to prevent water infiltration.
The proper overlap of the siding seams allow for expansion and contraction and prevents water leaks. The movement of the siding can cause noises you can hear inside the house and these can be made worse by stuffing drop in foam insulation behind the siding instead of a flat surface such as a 4′ x 8′ x 3/4″ thick piece of Dow foam insulation.
Color fading is an issue with Vinyl siding. Royal woodland Vinyl siding has always been a good one to not fade due to a coating applied to prevent fading. Some of the new dark colors offered by the different siding companies may fade a lot and some of the custom colors get a little pricey and may be discontinued as the trends change.
Vinyl siding hail damage is always a possibility in the Midwest. They sell hail guard foam insulation to put behind the siding to prevent hail damage. A newer Vinyl siding job is less susceptible to hail damage because over time vinyl tends to become more brittle with age. Cold temperatures make vinyl brittle and if you hit it with your shovel or bicycle etc you can break it. If you need new siding in Omaha Vinyl siding is a very popular product used by many Omaha siding companies to fix wood siding problems, prevent constant maintenance and painting or just to provide curb appeal and increase the re-sale value of your home.
Contact us for a free in home siding consultation and take advantage of our 40 years experience with Vinyl siding installation in the Omaha Metro Area.