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Where Will I Get the Siding?

When you decide to put new siding in your home, there are several decisions you will be faced with. Doing research will help you to make the best decision and make sure you are getting the best deals. First, choose the type of siding that is right for your home, remembering to consider the climate in which you live, the architectural style of your home, and your budget. There are numerous siding companies out there, so you will need to choose the one that is right for you; that will give your home the value and quality and beauty you desire.

Below are just some of the many siding manufacturers available:

  • Alcoa - One of the largest manufacturers of aluminum and vinyl siding and other aluminum products. You can get all the information that you would want about Alcoa's siding products on their website, http://www.alcoa.com/alcoahomes in their learning center. Alcoa's Siding comes in many colors and styles and they have a design center so you can see what the siding will look like on a home.
  • CertainTeed - Provides a wide variety of vinyl and fiber cement siding materials. They have a huge selection of colors and styles; their website is easy to use, www.certainteed.com with information pages and ways to see the siding on a home.
  • James Hardie - Popular manufacturer of fiber cement siding and was featured on the TV show Extreme Makeover - Home Edition. Their website, www.jameshardie.com is also easy to navigate and you can see the siding on a home.
  • Crane Siding -- Specializes in vinyl siding and insulated siding; they pride themselves in customer service and warranty all of their products. You can find out more at www.cranesiding.com.
  • Modulog, - this manufacturer makes solid wood siding that when installed, resembles a log home. These siding panels are made out of cedar and have a unique corner that looks like log ends. Go to their website at www.modulog.com and read about what they have to offer.

These are just a few manufacturers of siding. Here is a list of a few others;

  • Alside
  • Ashland - Davis
  • Crane
  • Dura Built
  • Gentek
  • Heartland
  • LP
  • Mastic
  • Owens - Corning
  • Revere Building Products and Variform.

All of these companies have websites you can go to and view their products. There are hundreds of other manufacturers with hundreds of styles and colors. Contact your siding contractor for suggestions on which company to go with and they can also help you with all other construction needs.


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