Choosing the right type of home siding and the facts. The variance of siding materials, the ways to compare them number quite a few. For the most part, the prominent siding materials (vinyl, metal, wood, stucco) are all sound. They carry advantages and disadvantages depending on what you need and where you live. To determine which material is the best for your home, consider performance, cost, maintenance, and versatility.
Efficiency: Stucco siding is the most efficient siding product. The others are not far behind, but this material became popular and wide-spread in the southwest because it kept the cool air in the house even as the sun beat down. If you’ve ever lived in a brick home you understand how easily bricks heat up then warm the home, which can be murder on a summer day in the south. Stucco is thick enough that it repels the heat from getting in and cool air from getting out, and just the opposite in the winter.
When it comes to masonry choices, the three most popular are slump stone, new brick and manufactured alternatives. Benefits of and common masonry problems include…shifting, chipping, cracking, sagging, sinking, fading.
When choosing the surface for a bathroom or kitchen remodel, many homeowners turn to the classic look and excellent durability of stone and tile.
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