Siding FAQs: Your Questions Answered
If you have questions about siding, check out our siding FAQs to get the answers. Century Roofing and Siding installs a variety of siding types in several colours and styles.
Q: How do I know which siding material is best?
A: There are many options when it comes to siding your home, from traditional wood siding to more advanced materials like fiber cement. The one you choose will depend on how long you plan to stay in your home, local weather conditions, your budget and how much maintenance you are willing to do.
Q: Why shouldn’t I just keep painting my wood siding every few years?
A: This can cost more than $50,000 over the life of your home. For an initial investment in siding, you never have to worry about painting again.
Q: Does vinyl siding require maintenance?
A: Simply wash it with mild soap and a garden hose when it starts to get dirty.
Q: What is insulated vinyl siding?
A: Featuring a layer of strong foam insulation attached to back of the siding, insulated vinyl siding allows your home to stay warmer during winter and cooler during the summer for lower overall energy bills.
Q: What is fiber cement siding and how is it made?
Fiber cement, comprised of wood fiber, Portland cement, sand and water, is molded and cured to resemble wood yet with higher durability and little maintenance.
Q: How long does fiber cement siding last?
A: James Hardie fiber cement siding includes a warranty of 30 or 50 years when installed by a certified contractor.
Q: Can you provide matching trim and accessories?
Yes. Century Roofing and Siding Ltd. offers many trim packages to complete the whole look.
Get a FREE Estimate on Siding Today
If you have any more questions or would like a free estimate on siding, call Century Roofing and Siding at (613) 738-1774. Our office is located at 4961 Cambrian Rd., Ottawa, Ontario, open Mon - Fri: 9:00AM - 4:30PM.