Quarve Contracting
Tuesday 20 January 2015

Tips for Choosing Your Next Siding

Posted by at 9:00 AM

The siding on your home is very important. In addition to providing beauty, it is the outer shell that protects the inside of the home. The right siding will keep the moisture out while also being able to keep the weather sounds quiet as it rages on the outside. Choosing the right siding for your home is essential, but what should you consider in the process? Know the Budget That You Have for Siding When it comes to siding a home, you first want to determine what you have to spend; you want to stay within this budget. Sometimes, vinyl siding might be more economical than other materials and that is what you have to go with. However, if you can splurge on steel siding, it might be in your best interests to do so. Not only does it last a lifetime, but it is able to look beautiful.  In between steel and vinyl is fiber cement siding, also a durable option.  With siding, as with just about everything in life, you get what you pay for.  But keep in mind that just because a siding product is more expensive, it won't necessarily deliver what you're looking for.  A professional MN siding contractor can help you evaluate choices that will give you what you want and still fit within your price range. Know What is Available The materials that you’re able to place on the side of your home vary in price and characteristics. Knowing how long each one lasts, how much it is able to withstand, how it looks and what the style options are for the materials can help you make a decision on which siding material you’d like to put on your home.  Other things to consider are maintenance requirements, because some siding products require more upkeep and care than others. The Siding Look You Prefer The siding on your home is the first thing that people notice when they drive by or walk up to it. It is what stands out when people look at your home. When you choose the right look for the outside of your home, you’re able to feel good about the way that your home looks from the outside. Choose a material that you absolutely love.  There are different siding designs to choose from - clapboard, lap, scallop, shingle, board and batten, and more.  The range of colors is almost endless, and you can mix and match both designs and colors to give your home a distinctive look. If an extremely durable, maintenance-free siding product is what you're after, we invite you to see some of the steel siding options that we offer.  When it's time for new siding on your home, speak with us here at Quarve. We have an extensive list of steel siding looks to choose from, while also offering siding from James Hardie, and seamless steel siding. Have a beautiful, affordable siding look that you absolutely love from Quarve. Quarve Contracting, Inc. is a licensed exterior remodeling contractor serving the entire Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area with siding, roofing, replacement windows, and more.