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Denver’s Vinyl Siding Leaders

Vinyl siding is a perfect replacement product for wood houses beginning to show their age on the outside. The product has an appearance similar to wood including a “woodgrain” type finish. It is a perfect choice to upgrade the exterior of a home; it’s great for “fix and flips,” ideal for rental properties, and is a terrific option for other residential or commercial properties where the price point cannot justify the expense of other exterior improvement products.

Vinyl siding is used primarily on single-family homes priced up to $250,000. Approximately 1/3rd of its production is used for new construction, and 2/3rds is used in the remodeling industry. It is a very popular replacement for many Denver homes that were originally built with traditional wood siding products.

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Vinyl Siding Benefits

Vinyl siding has been one of the most popular choices for siding in Colorado for years –and for good reason too! Vinyl is durable, energy efficient, and beautiful and is a great choice for remodels and new construction homes alike. By choosing vinyl for your residing project, you can experience many enjoyable benefits including:

  • Cost: Vinyl is one of the most economical options for residing your home and does not require any expensive upkeep or maintenance.
  • Low maintenance: Vinyl siding mimics the appearance of wood without the high level of maintenance. Because the color goes through the panel, it does not require any future scraping, staining, or painting.
  • Aesthetics: Vinyl materials allow for deep grooves, giving them an authentic wood or cedar appearance.
  • Durability: While other siding options may split, crack, or rot, vinyl does not.
  • Versatility: Vinyl siding is available in both horizontal and vertical styles as well as many different finishes and color options.
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Vinyl Siding Options

Remodelling your home with vinyl isn’t just a practical option; it’s also fun too. There are many different options for residing your home with vinyl including that can make your home improvement experience fun and enjoyable. When you choose to reside your home with vinyl, you’ll be able to choose from a whole world of options including:

  • Horizontal: Horizontal vinyl siding is a clean, classic option that’s perfect for any type or style of architecture. Add vertical accents or trim to your horizontal siding to really spice things up.
  • Vertical: Vertical siding is especially useful for placing emphasis on height or design features and is a unique, stylish option for residing your home. Place vertical siding around your porch or balcony for a dramatic, eye catching look.
  • Energy Efficient: Energy efficient options help protect your home against the elements and save money on heating and cooling costs.
  • Colors: When it comes to vinyl siding colors, the options are virtually limitless. Go bold with rich autumn red, coastal sage, or laguna blue or opt for something more traditional like natural linen or cape cod grey.
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Using Vinyl Siding

Recent technological advances mean that higher end vinyl siding products now include UV (ultra violet) stabilizers to provide resistance to breakdown from UV light. Most major manufacturers apply a spectrally selective UV coating that to the surface that filters out UV rays from the sun which would otherwise degrade the PVC material (polyvinyl chloride) that the siding is made of. This is important in Denver where we have 300 days of sunshine a year, and far higher levels of UV rays than lower elevations. Dry climates are also more suited for this product than wet climates as vinyl siding has been shown to “yellow” less in dry conditions

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PVC

PVC is an extruded thermoplastic polymer. Environmentally, there are pros and cons to its use. The environmental pros are:

It uses less energy to produce than other types of siding. This is a very good thing since more than over 2 billion square feet are being produced annually.

It has significant insulating and heat saving properties, so it is considered a “green” product because it will save significant energy. This, of course, also benefits consumers by resulting in noticeably lower utility bills for heating and cooling their homes.

The lack of need for painting also means less toxins in air and water.
New vinyl siding can be recycled (such as factory remnants and job site leftovers) but unfortunately, old product removed during remodeling is not recyclable.

Vinyl Siding Options for Your Denver Home

Vinyl siding offers Denver homeowners a great, cost-effective option that has moderate durability and versatile aesthetics. Improve curb appeal with a wide array of styles and designs while finding great insulating options for better energy efficiency. Vinyl siding is recommended for homes valued $250K and less. Scottish Home Improvements is honored to partner with all the leading vinyl siding manufacturers to provide homeowners with the best of the best.

  • CertainTeed Vinyl Siding: With some of the most attractive vinyl siding options available, Denver homeowners can find beautiful, diverse looks that enhance curb appeal. Available in vertical, lap, shake, shingle, and insulated, homeowners can really transform their existing property.

CertainTeed Vinyl Siding Collection Product Catalog
CertainTeed Vinyl and Polymer Siding Education and Development
CertainTeed Vinyl Siding Installation Guide

  • Alside® Vinyl Siding: Alside® is one of our favorite siding manufacturers– with beautiful siding options that mimic the appearance of wood, homeowners can achieve that gorgeous aesthetic at a much affordable price. The Alside® Prodigy siding line is actually the thickest insulated vinyl siding available, providing great energy efficiency.

Alside® Vinyl Siding Color Collection
Alside® Vinyl Siding Trim and Accessories
Alside® Vinyl Siding Trim and Accessory Catalog

  • Royal® Building Products: With stunning vinyl siding options that imitate cedar shakes and cedar shingles, homeowners can have that beautiful wood aesthetic without the high maintenance and cost. Available in 20 different wood variations, Royal® Building Products is a great addition to any Centennial home.

Royal® Building Products Vinyl Siding Standard Warranty
Royal® Building Products Vinyl Siding Claims Process
Royal® Building Products Vinyl Siding Product Spec Guide

  • Georgia-Pacific®: Their collection of vinyl siding is very comprehensive, providing homeowners throughout Littleton great options. With 24 color choices and different variations of styles and thickness, Georgia-Pacific® is a wonderful vinyl siding manufacturer.

Georgia-Pacific® Vinyl Siding Warranty
Georgia-Pacific® Vinyl Siding and Accessories Product Catalog
Georgia-Pacific® Vinyl Siding and Accessories Installation Guide

Vinyl Siding Brands for Denver Homes

  • Ply Gem® Vinyl Siding: With numerous different vinyl siding lines, Ply Gem® offers a variety of quality levels to cater to homeowners with different budgets. The wide selection of colors and designs really allow open creative opportunities for homes throughout Westminster and Thornton.

Ply Gem® Mastic Vinyl Siding Ovation Brochure
Ply Gem® Vinyl Siding Installation Guide
Ply Gem® Mastic Vinyl Siding and Accessories Brochure

  • Exterior Portfolio® Vinyl Siding: This specialty manufacturer produces some gorgeous vinyl siding options available in differing colors, styles, and profiles. With insulated options too, homeowners can find a unique solution that optimizes their curb appeal.

Exterior Portfolio® Vinyl Siding Product Specs
Exterior Portfolio® Vinyl Siding Specifications
Exterior Portfolio® Vinyl Siding Product Directory

  • Norandex: Their vinyl siding collection features everything you need from soffit to premium siding options. Homes throughout Fort Collins and Englewood can all take advantage of their numerous styles and colors.

Norandex Vinyl Siding Installation Manual
Norandex Board and Batten Vinyl Siding Brochure
Norandex Vinyl Siding Brochure

  • Kaycan: This vinyl siding manufacturer recreates the look of brick and umber across their siding aesthetics. Homes throughout Lakewood and Morrison can achieve beautiful curb appeal at an affordable price.

Kaycan Vinyl Siding Estimating and Installation Guide
Kaycan Vinyl Siding Planning Guide
Kaycan Vinyl Siding Brochure

Schedule Your Consultation Today

Scottish Home Improvements specializes in vinyl siding installations. We’re happy to help you find the perfect siding option for your family based on your budget and needs. Contact us today for your free in-home consultation!

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