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Monday 8 July 2013

The Benefits of Steel Siding for Your St. Paul Area Home

Posted by at 9:00 AM

2013-07-01_1307 Photo courtesy of US Seamless Aside from the roof of a home, siding is probably one of the most important exterior components. The siding makes the home, since it enhances its looks while also providing protection for the structure as well as insulation of the home. Maintenance is something that should be done on the siding of the home if the homeowner wants to ensure that they save time, money, and a headache that comes from having damaged siding If the siding is not able to insulate the home properly, then it might need to be replaced.  Deciding on a material to side your home in the St. Paul area is a big decision since there are many options to choose from, including such as steel or other metal. Benefits
  • Steel or metal siding requires little to no maintenance compared to other siding options. As long as it is properly installed, you will not have to worry about paying a lot for upkeep. The elements of weather have little to no impact on metal siding since the metal is not able to absorb the moisture from the air which would create problems with other types of siding.
  • You will not have to worry about insects as well since can't burrow in metal siding compared to other types. You will never have to call an exterminator due to bug problems in your siding.
  • Steel is a good choice since it is a thick metal that is able to withstand a lot of impact. Not only that, but it acts like a barrier when it comes to heating or cooling your home so you do not have to worry about insulation problems.
  • You're able to choose from a lot of different looks when it comes to the metal siding that you want. You can find the metal in wood textures or in different colors depending on how you would like the home to look so the choice is yours.
  • Metal siding is resistant to combustion.  With this in mind, you can rest assured your home is protected from fire, even in those areas that are highly likely to have a shrub fire in the area.  For many homeowners, that fire resistance can help you to save on your homeowners insurance.
  • Metal siding is an eco-friendly choice since it is recyclable.
  • Due to its durability and low-maintenance requirements, steel siding can save money in the long term.
With all of the advantages that go into steel or metal siding, you're going to wonder why you haven't chosen this type of siding already. Find out more when it comes to choosing the right siding for the home that you have and save money while making your home look good.  Give us a call today - our consultations are free.