When it comes to the exterior of your home, there is no shortage of options. However, it is easy to see why vinyl siding was used more than any other in new homes built in 2014 (29%). This is more than any other material including brick and fiber cement. The vinyl siding in Arvada today is much different than the first time they hit the market. Huge leaps forward have been made just in the past ten years. This is the reason behind sidings recent resurgence and its dominance of the new home market.
- Beautifully Diverse – Of all the materials you can use for the exterior of your Arvada home, vinyl siding has extremely diverse profiles, colors, textures, trims, and accessories for any taste. There are so many options; in fact, you can find siding to imitate the look of almost any type of architectural accents including wood, stone, and slate. Siding will be far less expensive than using any naturally occurring material, and will require far less attention and maintenance throughout the life of your home. Siding is also designed to accentuate the best features of your home’s architectural style. With over 350 different colors, there is a color for every imaginable palette.
- Durability for Years – The strong winds of Colorado Springs, the high heat and direct sunlight of our summers, and the bitter cold and snow of the long winters can throw a lot of different and extreme weather patters at the outside of your home. Vinyl siding has the ability to withstand all of them while retaining its appearance for several years at a stretch. Siding is tested to withstand up to 200mph winds, far exceeding any wind speed measured at 5,280 feet. With a confirmed longevity, vinyl siding is the most cost effective of any other option on the market today.
- Surprising Sustainability – Many people are shocked to learn that vinyl siding is actually a green option. It outperforms other exterior cladding like brick in almost all life cycle stages for economic and environmental performance. If the siding is insulated, you get all the beauty of vinyl siding with the added benefit of improved energy efficiency and more durability than before. Insulated siding reduces thermal bridging, helping to meet the requirements for an ENERGY STAR® Qualified Home. Vinyl siding is also one of the few materials complying with tough National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements for insulating electrical lines and data transmission cables.
The outside of your home is your introduction to the neighborhood and the rest of the world. Choosing which materials to adorn your exterior is no small decision, or one to make hastily. It’s in your best interest to do as much research into the different options as you can. Arvada Roofing & Construction is here to here to help
you with any and all of your questions. Give us a call today at 303-432-2753 to request a free estimate.