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ALUMINIUM-SIDING

Aluminium siding was created as one of the first alternatives to wood, which was able to provide protection at a more affordable price. Today, it’s still a popular solution for many landowners. The metal material is suitable for commercial & residential areas. The material is produced in rolled sheets and provides good characteristics to be used for house exterior renovations.

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PROS & CONS OF THE COVERING

The benefits of aluminum siding are:

  • Durability (up to 50 years)
  • Nice visual look
  • Various designs available
  • Energy efficiency that allows minimize heat losses
  • Light weight
  • The ease of aluminum siding installation
  • Fire resistance because the metal isn’t flammable
  • Resistance to damages caused by environmental issues (including earthquakes)
  • Resistance to pests of any kinds
  • The absence of rust & moisture absorption
  • Minimal maintenance (no regular treatment is required)
  • Affordable price of aluminum siding compared to many alternatives
  • Eco-friendliness.

Pay attention to the possible drawbacks of aluminum siding on house:

  • Scratches & denting might occur easily
  • Noise transmission
  • The color might fade with time.
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VARIATIONS OF COVERING

The styles of aluminum panel siding are extremely diverse and allow homeowners to create unique & very beautiful designs. The following categories of this covering can be selected for renovation:

  • Solid

    Solid. It’s the simplest variety, which is represented by an aluminum surface without any gaps or holes. It looks elegant & clean. It’s not recommended to choose such covering for windy areas because strong wind can make the panels rattle and create too much noise.

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  • Raised

    Raised. This covering is characterized by a 3-dimensional finish. As a result, you can enjoy very realistic textures of natural wood or bricks. It’s a very nice & money-saving solution, which allows improving the visual look of any building.

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  • Embossed

    Embossed. A special embossing process is connected with the production of this material. It’s quite strong & thick. Besides, the design of such aluminum siding panels looks very artistic, so you can create a unique renovation and make your house stand out.

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  • Decorative

    Decorative. It’s a special type of covering, which presupposes a wooden or plastic base with an aluminum finish that can add a contemporary look to the facade. The surface will look elegant & luxurious. The price for such covering is also high.

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  • Overlapped

    Overlapped. This variety is similar to the first one. However, there’s aluminum siding insulation between the panels. As a result, it prevents any condensation accumulation. Such a solution will be perfect for regions with heavy rains or humid climates.

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  • Vented

    Vented. It’s a covering that has an open weave design. It is able to not just prevent condensation accumulation but also provide ventilation. Thus, any moisture will easily get out of your house, thus, improving the microclimate. Energy efficiency also becomes higher in this case.

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  • Custom

    Overlapped. This variety is similar to the first one. However, there’s aluminum siding insulation between the panels. As a result, it prevents any condensation accumulation. Such a solution will be perfect for regions with heavy rains or humid climates.

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As for the aluminium siding installation and construction peculiarities, aluminum coverings are very close to vinyl covering types. The panels might be either horizontal or vertical. The latest might be represented by board and batten variations, which are characterized by wide boards and narrow strips between them. Such a solution makes any house look nice & rustic. Aluminum panels also come in various sizes and have different thicknesses. The thicker the material, the more wind resistance it is able to guarantee.

Colors

It’s more practical to choose lighter hues because the material is prone to scratching. They won’t be that noticeable with light colors. It’s also possible to choose the smooth material or panels with various textures of natural materials. As aluminum siding sheets can lose their vibrant colors with years, you can easily refresh the facade by painting the covering once again.

  • Matte black
  • Dark bronze
  • Gray
  • Almond
  • Terracotta
  • Blue
  • Green shades, etc.

It’s more practical to choose lighter hues because the material is prone to scratching. They won’t be that noticeable with light colors. It’s also possible to choose the smooth material or panels with various textures of natural materials. As aluminum siding sheets can lose their vibrant colors with years, you can easily refresh the facade by painting the covering once again.

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Prices

Aluminum siding cost might vary greatly because every project is unique. The price usually depends on the following aspects:

  • The footage of the building
  • The style selected
  • The size & thickness of the material
  • The necessity to remove the old covering
  • The necessity of repairs
  • The complexity of preparation works
  • Any additional services required (such as painting).

The aluminum siding prices vary from 6 USD to 10 USD per square foot on average. If we take a standard house of 1,800 sq. ft., the total cost will be from 10,800 USD to 18,000 USD.

SETTING UP

The installation of the covering presupposes special knowledge & experience. The process includes the following steps:

  • 1. Preparation stage.

    It’s required to remove an old covering if there’s one. After this, the walls should be cleaned — any previous caulking or painting should be eliminated.

    2. The fulfillment of repairs.

    The walls should be thoroughly checked for any damage. The latest are to be fixed.

    3. The installation of the basic layer.

    It’s often recommended to use foam boards for such covering. Make certain there’re no gaps.

  • 4. The installation of aluminum siding.

    The process is fulfilled in accordance with the selected type of material & style. Before applying the panels to the walls, accurate measurements and cutting are to be completed in order to get suitable pieces of the material. The starter strips & corner boards are set up first of all. To secure the construction, nails and screws are used.

    5. Final works.

    It’s necessary to use caulk around the edges to provide a complete look and protection to the renovation.

    Aluminum siding Canada always requires professional installation. Only in this case, you will enjoy all the benefits of the covering and guarantee its durability.

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