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What is composite siding made of?
Last Updated: 15th January, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, what is composite siding on a house?
Composite siding is a building material that is commonly used in the exterior of both homes and other building structures. Traditionally, scrap wood materials are used to manufacturer this product, such as pine and cedar, but it turns out to be more susceptible to damage stemming from rot and termites.
is composite siding better than vinyl? Compared to other materials like wood, metal and vinyl, composite siding doesn't expand or rot when exposed to moisture. It also doesn't expand or contract with various weather conditions like vinyl does. Lighter and easier to install than real wood. Authentic appearance.
Secondly, is composite siding good?
It is known for being extremely durable and long lasting. It has all the benefits of appearing like wood siding but lasts much longer and costs significantly less. Plus, it's resistant to fire, water damage, and termites. It will need repainting about one every 10 years.
How long does composite siding last?
Wood siding usually lasts around 20 years. However, with enough work and maintenance, you can get it to last 40 years.