Advancements in Siding Products

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Technology has been incredibly beneficial in many attributes of human life. One area that has seen evolution and advancements that doesn’t get a lot of press is siding. It may not seem like a big deal that something that goes on the outside of your home has changed, but it is.

The advancement of vinyl siding is incredibly beneficial in many ways. These include that fact that the products that are available now are more durable, sustainable, and have a more realistic appearance. But these aren’t the only changes. Below are some of the other advancements that have occurred with siding.

Attachment Points

There are currently three different nail hems that exist for siding. These are important because they ensure that the siding won’t get ripped off the side of your home during high winds. The different types of nail hems include the following:

Full roll over nail hem

This is often found on premium panels and is the strongest attachment. The thickness of the upper hem is doubled, so the pressure is dispersed during high winds.

wood sidingPartially curled hem

This option is used to reinforce the are that is most prone to breakage during high winds. It can be found on better quality panels.

Single nail hem

This is often found on economy panels. There is a single layer of material that has nail slots. It is the weakest option when it comes to keeping the vinyl siding on your home during high winds.

Eco-Friendly Options

Many different types of vinyl siding are now eco-friendly, which can be incredibly beneficial if you’re the type of person who wants to do what’s best for the planet but still have a home that looks good. Changes in the manufacturing process has made it possible to find vinyl siding that is good for your home and the environment.

For more information about how siding has advanced or to add some to your home, contact At the Top Restoration. They are more than happy to answer any questions you might have and give you options when it comes to the vinyl siding for your home.