Siding is the coat of armour donned by a house. It is like the FBI approved bulletproof vest that keeps harsh weather away from the house. Changing weather and seasons take a toll on the house. Extreme cold and heat can damage the structure of a house. The protective layer of siding, attached to the exterior of a house or building can help prevent this damage. In larger buildings the exterior covering is called cladding. It also prevents heat loss and visually unifies the facade. Siding hits two birds with one stone, it shields the exterior walls of your home and also contributes to the aesthetic beauty of the house. Curb appeal and protection, this a full package. Unlike clothing, siding does not have a free size option. It depends on the region, age and size of the house, the material used and most importantly the budget. The best way to finalize an option is to research and to go for an expert’s opinion. Slow and steady wins the race. There is no haste. Durability is extremely important when it comes to siding. Good looks can only take you so far! When going for a remodel, siding should be of top priority. There are many different types of siding and they vary by cost value, durability, flexibility, labour services and region. Different kinds of siding have different life spans. The age or life span of siding fluctuates according to the usage and upkeep. Regular health checks i.e servicing and general upkeep is necessary to ensure a long siding life and to save money on changing it. Shingles, Clapboard, Vinyl, Wood siding, Stucco siding are some of the types of siding that are commonly used. Wood siding is the oldest variety that is in use. Aluminium and vinyl siding require low maintenance and have a long term durability. They are cost effective and are a popular choice along with stucco siding. Diverse designs, patterns and textures can be obtained. The preparation process is different for different types of siding. Each siding material has a specific process of preparation and application. This affects the attachment process. It is important to prepare your house before siding application or replacement. Before starting the exterior attachment process, it is essential to clear the surrounding area. This will prevent delays. It is crucial to cut off outdoor electricity for a while for safety purposes. Siding is a protective and decorative layer of a house. It is essential that the walls are in good condition. Unhealthy walls and surfaces do not do well with siding. Applying siding on uneven and cracked surfaces will cause irreparable damage to the walls and the siding will look uneven and imperfect. Hiring us for a siding project will work in your favour. We will do a thorough survey of the house and inspect the walls before attaching the siding. Precaution and preventive measures are important for a safe and long lasting effect.