What Type of Siding is Best for My Home

Nov 24, 2022Blog, Siding

There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing new siding for your home. Between material types, colors, designs, and warranties it can get overwhelming, especially if you’re dealing with siding for the first time! Below you’ll find information on all the siding types we offer to help you figure out what’s right for your Franklin home.

Franklin Siding Options

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Vinyl Siding

If you’re looking for a low-cost, low-maintenance siding option, vinyl could be the one for you. As the cheapest and easiest material to work with, once installed, you won’t have to deal with maintenance again until you’re ready for a new look. Cleaning vinyl is as simple as washing away dirt and grime with just a bit of water, and you won’t have to worry about rust or decay. Plus, vinyl siding is so versatile, coming in various colors and textures, that it can give you any style your heart desires.

Vinyl siding is an affordable material that not only saves money during the easy installation process but also requires little to no maintenance. It’s lightweight, cost-effective, and easy to ship while having the ability to be installed right on top of your current siding. Because vinyl is human-made material, you can pick and choose precisely what you want your home’s siding to look like. Vinyl siding can emulate wood, stucco, brick, and stone in virtually any color under the sun. Similarly, you can easily have it cut into the exact sizes you want, whether you’re going for long planks or small squares. You’ll be able to fully customize the siding on your house when you choose vinyl siding.

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Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber cement has emerged as a popular form of siding in Franklin. It consists of a combination of cement, sand, and cellulose fibers creating a robust and resilient material for homes. It’s heavier than some of the other siding options available but has coveted benefits that could make it the ideal choice for your home.

Homeowners often choose to have their fiber cement siding emulate wood, but it can also be fashioned to look like brick and stone. The ability to customize the color and design sets fiber cement apart from other natural siding products. Another siding material similar to fiber cement is vinyl siding. It can emulate wood, stucco, brick, and stone as well. Fiber cement is a strong and durable siding type that creates an exceptionally weatherproof defense against storm and even fire damage and lasts a long time; so long that you likely won’t have to replace it in your lifetime.

Ready to discuss the perfect siding options for your Franklin home? Call Force Roofing Systems in Franklin, today!