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VINYL SIDING

Vinyl siding is one of the popular solutions for modern landowners due to its ability to provide good characteristics and affordable prices. It’s the cheapest option available on the Canadian market today. Considering the composition, the material consists of extruded polyvinyl chloride combined with lubricants, acrylics, acrylate acrylonitrile, and colorants. The material has 2 layers, which are inseparable.

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PROS & CONS OF THE COVERING

The main advantages to install vinyl siding are:

  • Low price (it’s the cheapest material compared to all other alternatives)
  • Light weight (which makes the setting up process easier)
  • Fast installation
  • The absence of the need to treat or paint the covering
  • Resistance to warping, buckling, and other damages caused by time
  • Minimal maintenance (all you need is to wash it from time to time)
  • Resistance to water damages
  • Color retention
  • Resistance to any weather conditions
  • Numerous color solutions are available
  • High reparability (the damaged areas can be easily replaced by new panels)
  • Durability (about 25 years).

The house vinyl siding possesses the following disadvantages:

  • It’s important to properly set up the covering to guarantee all the characteristics
  • Such covering can decrease the cost of the house
  • The material isn’t biodegradable.
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VARIATIONS OF COVERING

Vinyl house siding comes in many different varieties, which are almost the same as for other types of siding. The following styles can be selected to renovate the facade with vinyl:

  • Clapboard

    Clapboard. It’s a horizontal variety that is considered the most common for residential houses. The boards are set up by overlapping one another. It’s possible to use panels of various sizes to achieve various effects. For windy areas, it’s better to choose narrower boards, which require more nails to install. Thus, better protection will be guaranteed.

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  • Dutch lap

    Dutch lap. It’s made of beveled planks. The vinyl siding for houses creates a more stylish look. Thanks to a distinctive shadow line, the design of the house becomes deeper and more texturized. However, there’re fewer size variations available. The boards are installed in horizontal rows. The covering provides good protection from moisture and wind.

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  • Beaded

    Beaded. The horizontal panels of this covering are characterized by rounded beads. As a result, an interesting stylistic effect is created. The design resembles the wood covering style. The vinyl siding panels usually have a standard width of about 16 cm.

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  • Cabin board

    Cabin board. This covering will create the feeling of logs, which are carefully stacked. Such style creates a perfect imitation and provides good protection for the house. Besides, it adds a cozy rustic vibe to the general design.

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  • Board and batten

    Board and batten. This is a variety of vertical vinyl siding Canada with quite wide panels and narrow planks applied over the seams between them. It’s a good solution to emphasize any of the horizontal coverings. This style is a good choice to make your house look prominent.

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  • Vertical

    Vertical. It’s a good old classic of house renovation. There’re no battens additionally installed. There exist planks of various sizes, so it’s possible to find the one according to your taste. This covering can be used for the whole house or selected to accentuate certain parts of the building.

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  • Shingle

    Shingle. It’s a pleasant alternative to natural wood, which is available in various shapes — cove, round, square, hexagon, and octagon. The width may also vary. The surface is smooth and easy to maintain. The design looks up-to-date.

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  • Shake

    Shake. It’s somehow similar to shingles. However, the form isn’t standardized. And the surface looks more chaotic and rustic. The length and width of this exterior vinyl siding might vary. The form might be individual.

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Colors

Independent of the variety of covering you’d like to use for a house renovation, a full range of hues will be available for you with cheap vinyl siding. It’s possible to find everything from snow white to quite dark tones. Darker hues are often considered premium because more colorant is required to produce them. When choosing a color, it’s also required to think about texture. There’re smooth surfaces and those that imitate natural wood of various types. The intensity of the grain might be different. Consider a few colors for vinyl siding in Canada that are considered timeless:

  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Gray
  • Red
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Prices

The cost of house renovation with vinyl might vary. It usually depends on several crucial issues:

  • The necessity to remove the old covering
  • Any sorts of repairs required
  • The complexity of preparation
  • The choice of siding vinyl style
  • The footage of the house
  • Material color/texture (darker and more texturized materials might be more expensive).

To get an idea of an approximate cost, consider an average price of the material that varies from 8.50 USD to 9.50 USD for sq. ft. If the footage of the house is 1,800 square feet, the total sum will be from 15,300 USD to 17,100 USD for the whole project.

SETTING UP

It’s important to properly install vinyl siding in order to reach all the characteristics and minimize the maintenance that will be required throughout the life of your covering. Due to this, it’s recommended to hire professionals with the necessary experience in the area. The installation process includes:

  • Removal of the old covering if there’s one.

    Checking the surface for any possible damages.

    Fulfillment of repairs if necessary.

    Preparing the surface

    (the old caulk should be scraped, new trim might be necessary to be installed).

  • Cutting of the siding according to the measurements.

    Installation of moisture barriers & window flashing.

    Vinyl siding installation using the method suitable for the selected variety.

    Such a type of covering doesn’t require any additional treatment or painting. The material is manufactured in the desired color, so no extra services will be necessary.

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