Residential and Commercial Siding
Hardie Board, LP Smartside,Vinyl and more...
Siding is a protective material on the outside of a home or business and is the first line of defense against nature's elements. It protects from the sun, rain, snow, heat and cold. Siding helps create a stable, more comfortable environment on the interior of the home.
Siding consists of weather-resistant material that are smaller than the wall they cover allowing for expansion and contraction of the materials due to moisture and temperature changes.
The siding material and style can enhance the appearance of and structure. There is a wide and expanding variety of materials to side with. Some are natural and others are artificial. Every type of siding has its benefits and drawbacks.
Some of the materials we offer include...
James Hardie Siding
Hardie Board siding is a super durable siding product that looks amazing. It’s long lasting and comes with a fabulous warranty, its made of cement sand and cellulose fibers which combine to create an outstanding material to both protect and beautify homes.
There are many reasons to choose James Hardie fiber cement siding over vinyl. The first of which is appearance James Hardie siding is over five times thicker than vinyl allowing for deeper grooves and a more authentic wood grain effect. The result is more elegant than vinyl (which Is plastic), particularly on a historic home.
Then comes the function. Vinyl melts easily in a fire (or even from the reflection of the sun of Low-E windows) James Hardie products are noncombustible, vinyl may crack and warp from the elements. James Hardie products are more durable and resist warping, sagging and melting.
Vinyl siding can be a great cost-effective way to re-side your home or business and spruce up your curb appeal. Most vinyl siding installed in decades past was .040" or .042" thickness. While vinyl siding is still available in thinner specifications, Refined Contracting LLC prefers to use vinyl siding with a minimum thickness of .044". Thicker siding will provide a cleaner look with less saves, and more more resilient to damage over it's lifespan.
New technology has allowed for manufacturers to produce vinyl that is very resistant to fading, now allowing for richer and darker colors that look great for a lifetime!
Other options are vinyl shakes or vertical siding to provide accents. These materials are commonly used on the front gables or small sections to provide accents. Please note that shakes are typically an additional cost as the material and labor for installation are more expense.
Brans typically used by Refined Contracting are Mastic by Plygem Royal or Alside vinyl sidings
LP Smartside Siding
If you’re looking for the highest grade products to reside your home. Look no further than LP SmartSide or James Hardie siding. While these products typically cost more than double that of vinyl siding. They have proven they are worth every penny. Both brands offer re-finishing that comes in a variety of colors with an unmatched durability.
The finished look is absolutely clean and stunning and the trim options are endless. Add some shakes vertically. Siding or smooth paneling to put the final touches on your craftsman-style look.
LP SmartSide products feature engineered wood strand technology that offers superior protection against hail, wind, moisture, fungal decay and termites.