By keeping up with new products and trends, we at Aegis Construction Group can offer homeowners the latest product options to improve the exterior appearance of your property.
Vinyl is one of the most cost-effective materials for siding and is also easier to install. Vinyl siding can also be installed over existing siding, which stops you having to tear down and remove your old siding, saving on labor costs as well.
Vinyl siding is hard-wearing and comes in a wide selection of textures and colors. This type of siding also requires minimal maintenance. This material is also waterproof and can withstand extremely cold as well as extremely warm temperatures.
Metal is fast-becoming a popular choice for siding due to its long life-expectancy, its modern look, and its adaptability. In addition to this, metal siding is also environmentally friendly because of its longevity and its recyclability. It is also resistant to insect damage.
Metal siding is usually made from aluminum, zinc, copper, and steel. Aluminum is lighter and rust-resistant, whereas steel siding is denser, but would require a special coating to prevent rust.
Metal siding is a lot more time-consuming to install, and because of this, it tends to be a more expensive option. However, the investment in metal siding has a great payoff, as it will last a long amount of time, and add to the visual charm of your home.
Wood siding is extremely versatile when it comes to style because it can be treated, painted, and stained in a variety of colors. Wood siding requires more maintenance than other materials, which mainly involves treatments every few years to keep it strong enough to endure the elements to which it is exposed, as well as treatments against insects such as termites and ants. These treatments may drive up the cost of wood siding, even though its installation and repair is relatively simple.
Wood siding consists of many different styles, among them wood shingles, clapboards in a horizontal direction, drop siding and vertical boards.
Authentic cedar siding is an excellent way to add to the curb appeal of your home. Real cedar wood is naturally resistant to insects and rot, making it require less maintenance than other types of wood siding. It is also an excellent thermal insulator, adding to savings on heating and cooling.
Cedar siding is also extremely sustainable, producing the least amount of greenhouse gasses and is sustainably sourced. It is versatile in style, and is able to be stained, oiled and finished in a variety of ways.
Hardie board is a type of fiber cement siding, which is extremely durable against the elements, and lasts a very long time. Hardie board comes in a variety of customizations and styles, such as regular siding, vertical siding, and pre-cut panels, among others.
Hardie board is also able to add to the visual appeal of your home, as it has a variety of styles and colors, making it highly customizable. It is also fire resistant, offering additional safety benefits, and requires a low amount of maintenance.
Hardie board is comparatively more expensive and takes longer to install, as it requires expert fitting. However, the initial investment is worth it for a product that lasts long and has low maintenance costs.