Whether a simple siding repair or a complete replacement, Veenkamp's has the experience to tackle any job!
While vinyl siding is the most popular Veenkamp's has experience in installing all types of siding, including: Vinyl, Vinyl Shake, Cedar Shake, and Fiber-Cement.
Siding Vendors We Represent
Each siding choice expresses something unique about your distinct style. And with CertainTeed’s comprehensive offering of siding and accents, you have more ways to express yourself than ever before.
Veenkamp's has built a lasting relationship with CertainTeed, and is proud to be a Certified Master Applicator. Through our years of experience in the industry we have found that CertainTeed offers a superior product that is both durable and stylish which is why we recommend them on all our installs.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Vinyl Siding?
Vinyl siding was introduced in the 1950's as an alternative to aluminum siding. It is the most frequently used siding option in the United States. Vinyl siding consists of two layers, the top layer or capstock and a second layer known as the substrate. The top layer uses a titanium dioxide for both coloration and protection against UV light damage. Vinyl siding is available in a variety of colors and can mimic architectural details that were once made of other siding materials.
Does Vinyl Siding Require Maintenance?
Vinyl siding requires little if any maintenance, never needs to be painted, and if damaged can be easily replaced. To maintain a fresh appearance vinyl siding should be washed at least once a year. Vinyl siding is manufactured to last a very long time. Warranties will vary depending on type of siding chosen but generally range from 20-40 years, some warranties can even be transferred to the next owner. Vinyl siding is resistant to heat, cold, and moisture and is certified to withstand winds up to 110 miles per hour.
What is Fiber-Cement Siding?
How Long Does Fiber-Cement Siding Last?
Fiber cement siding is said to be more durable than wood, but does require some maintenance. It is termite resistant, water resistant, non-combustible. Warranties on Fiber-Cement Siding can be as long as 50 years. Certain fiber cement sidings may be required to be painted every 4-5 years, ask us for details.
What Are The Benefits Of Fiber-Cement Siding?
Fiber-Cement is known as a sustainable or green alternative to traditional vinyl or aluminum siding. With its overall durability and low maintenance requirements Fiber-Cement siding offers little if any waste. Also some manufacturers are now using Fiber-Cement siding made from recycled materials. Fiber-Cement is appropriate for all climates, it is water and rot resistant making it ideal for hot and humid climates. With excellent weathering characteristics, strength, and impact resistance it makes a great choice for more harsh climates.
What Is Cedar Siding?
Cedar siding is simply siding cut from (most commonly) the Western Red Cedar. Cedar siding features great dimensional stability, which allows it to retain its shape while also taking to nailing and staining well. Western Cedar will help keep warmth during the winter months and keep interiors cool during the summer.
Does Cedar Siding Require Maintenance?
Cedar siding definitely requires maintenance which should be considered when making your decision It is recommended that cedar siding be washed with a low pressure washer to remove cob webs, dust and other dirt particles. Cedar siding also requires re-staining every few years. How well the siding has weathered the elements determines how often you need to re-stain. The most damaging element to cedar siding is moisture. It is recommended that you inspect the siding regularly and make any minor repairs to help prevent moisture damage.
How Long Will Cedar Siding Last?
Cedar siding endures the elements well and if maintained properly can last many years. Certain types offer warranties of 25 years or more. Proper application of a finish coat will allow cedar siding to last for decades.