Vinyl Siding

Beauty, durability, low maintenance and value. Whether you’re  building a single home or    remodeling an existing home, these are attributes   you’ll certainly want. By including vinyl   siding as the exterior cladding of choice. You may be surprised what you can   achieve using vinyl and other polymeric siding, architectural trim and   accessories. Vinyl siding helps create homes and neighborhoods with distinctive   style and unique character that appeal to homebuyers and homeowners alike. And   helps build communities of undeniable attraction and lasting value.


Any look – historic to contemporary – can be achieved with today’s vinyl   siding. Vinyl and other polymeric siding have the widest array of profile   offerings of any other exterior cladding including:

  • Horizontal and vertical panels
  • Shakes, scallops, shingles, fishscales
  • Traditional clapboard
  • Dutchlap
  • Beaded designs


Vinyl and other polymeric siding are available in a broad and ever increasing   spectrum of solid and variegated   colors including bold, rich tones like barn reds, hunter and sage greens,   deep blues and more. Of course, exterior cladding has to look good for today’s discerning   homeowners, but it also has a vitally important job to perform — protecting a   home from the elements. With the ability to withstand high winds (certified up to 110 mph or higher)   and a composition that resists heat, cold and moisture, certified vinyl siding   retains its great looks over time.

Vinyl siding never needs paint. Ever. The only maintenance it will need is a simple   wash with a soft cloth and garden hose to keep it looking great, a feature   today’s strapped-for-time homeowners really appreciate! Unlike some other exterior cladding, vinyl siding provides exceptional rainscreening performance that reduces accumulation of water   that can reach the underlying water-resistive barrier.


Fiber Cement Siding

Picking the right siding for your house is a delicate balancing act between good looks, durability, maintenance, and affordability. With wood, vinyl, stone, brick, or stucco, you might get only two or three of these. But with fiber cement, a resilient mix of wood pulp and portland cement, you get all four. It’s the only siding that combines the performance of masonry—minimal upkeep; rot-, fire-, and termite-proof; unaffected by wind or cold—with the look of painted wood clapboards, shingles, even stone or brick. Yet fiber cement goes for just a fraction of the cost of these other materials. No wonder nearly 15 percent of new homes are clad with the Fiber Cement Siding. All this has happened in just 25 years, since fiber cement was first introduced. Now architects regularly specify the siding because it holds down costs without compromising aesthetics. It’s even accepted for use in some historic districts.


Stucco or render is a material made of an aggregate, a binder, and water. Stucco is applied wet and hardens to a very dense solid. It is used as decorative coating for walls and ceilings and as a sculptural and artistic material in architecture. Modern stucco is used as an exterior cement plaster wall covering. It is usually a mix of sand, Portland cement, lime and water, but may also consist of a proprietary mix of additives including fibers and synthetic acrylics that add strength and flexibility.Modern synthetic stucco can be applied as one base layer and a finish layer, which is thinner and faster to apply, compared to the traditional application of three-coat stucco.

As with any cement-based material, stucco must be reinforced to resist movement cracking. Plastic or wire mesh lath, attached with nails or screws to the structural framing, is embedded into the base coat to provided stiffening for the stucco. One method often used to help conceal the smaller surface cracks that may appear is the application of one of a variety of pre-mixed acrylic finishes. Flexible acrylic finishes have the ability to stretch and bridge over cracks, improving appearance and limiting the passage of moisture behind the stucco.