1. What is fiber cement siding?
Fiber cement siding is popular on homes because it is sturdy, long-lasting, and requires little maintenance from the owner. It is made of cement, sand, and wood pulp. It is designed to be fireproof, insect proof, and weatherproof. It is usually given wood grain patterns so it gives a natural look. It comes in a variety of colors semi-rigid material that is durable enough to provide protection while retaining natural flexibility.
2. Is fiber cement siding expensive?
This is a complicated question since it depends what you compare it to. Fiber cement is more expensive than vinyl siding but requires less maintenance and lasts longer. If you were to compare the two for the cost over a lifetime the cost of investment becomes a lot closer. Fiber cement siding is generally less expensive than cedar siding and with less maintenance. [Read more…]