Need new home siding in Columbus, Ohio? Wingler Construction & Remodeling can help you choose the right siding for your house, and then install it with expert precision. With so many choices in styles, textures, types and colors, exterior siding can do so much more than just cover your investment.
Benefits of installing siding on your house
Imagine what new home siding could do for your house. Siding insulates from weather and protects from baseballs. But you knew that already, didn't you? It can also add some major curb appeal to your home.
How do I choose the best siding for my house?
Siding gives your home personality and can be as much a part of its architecture, mood, and style as front porches and gables. It can highlight complementary colors and materials and transform a house that was once invisible into a real head turner.
What kind of exterior siding does your home need?
First, think about the style of your home. Is it a ranch? Cape Cod? Cottage? Victorian? Now imagine how you want to feel the next time you drive up to it. You also need to consider the area in which you live and the climate changes your house will experience.
We can recommend the best siding for your location
Wingler Construction & Remodeling has been in business for years and we’re familiar with all the weather conditions that occur in our area, making us one of the best places to go for new siding in Columbus, Ohio.
What type of siding is the most energy efficient?
To determine the energy efficiency of siding materials, look for the R-value. The higher the value (decimal number), the more efficient the material is. Wood shingles and wood siding come in on the high end followed by aluminum, steel and vinyl.
What to consider when buying new siding for your home
Choosing the correct new home siding can be a big undertaking. When done correctly, the proper exterior siding, combined with your home's style, can result in a stunning outcome. But before you can start making the magic happen, you should know the basics of siding. And, of course, our experts at Wingler Construction & Remodeling are here to guide you every step of the way.
Traditional exterior siding is perfect for home styles ranging from Cape Cods to Colonials. This siding combines great looks with low maintenance upkeep and has style options like clapboard, beaded and Dutchlap.
Insulated exterior siding is not only energy efficient, it’s also UV and fade resistant. This siding not only looks great, it can save you money on heating and cooling bills.
Shake and Shingles Siding:
Shake and shingles exterior siding gives you gorgeous curb appeal and looks great on a variety of rustic-style architecture such as cottages and Victorians.
Also known as lap or bevel siding, clapboard consists of thin planks that overlap and is commonly be found on New England-style homes and cottages. In addition to providing a charming and quaint look, the overlapping nature of clapboard siding adds natural protection from snow and rain.
Dutchlap is a variation of clapboard that has a more traditional look of early settler mid-Atlantic homes. The original wood versions were used in North European home construction. Today, Dutchlap imitates vintage wood without the unpleasant splinters.
Vertical siding has a more rustic element and was first popular on medieval architectural styles. Known for its alternating wide and narrow panels, the board and batten variation is found on all types of houses, especially historical homes and barns.
Beaded siding was first spotted on southern buildings pre-1800s. To create a slightly more dramatic effect, this variation of clapboard siding has a rounded bead at the bottom that creates more pronounced shadow lines.
Cedar Shake and Shingles:
Cedar shake exudes the look of a New England-style summer home. It’s commonly used to complement another style of siding to create a unique warm and natural look. Shake and shingles siding looks great when used as a rustic accent on Cape Cod, Queen Anne and Craftsman-style houses. It comes in different geometric shapes like hexagon, half cove, square and octagon.
For the best home siding products in Columbus, Ohio, contact Wingler Construction & Remodeling. We install a wide variety of vinyl siding, fiber cement siding, and more! Call (614) 235-5000.