Choosing the Vertical Metal Siding for Home Construction

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 29, 2020 8:15:00 AM

The siding chosen for a home is usually the first thing people notice. The color, the style, how it fits with the overall design of the house are all judgement points people make. A siding with great eye appeal will add to the market value of a home. Homeowners and builders need to consider more factors than just the aesthetic appeal. How long will it last? How much will it cost? How easy is it to install? How much care will it need?

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Topics: Metal Siding

Heavy Metal: 10 Reasons Why Metal Siding Rocks

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 7, 2019 10:01:20 AM

For those about to rock, we salute you. For those about to install metal siding on to homes, we present 10 reasons why metal siding really rocks! A home’s exterior plays a major role in curb appeal and property value. Siding is the main contributor, dictating the style and look of the home. There are also many other benefits to using metal siding.

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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, Metal Siding

Get the Rustic Look with Metal Siding

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 10, 2019 8:43:00 AM

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Topics: RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, Metal Siding

Six Siding Options that Stand Up

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 19, 2019 12:18:43 PM

When selecting siding for your next home build, there are multiple factors to consider with your client: cost, aesthetics, ease of installation, durability, water resistance, and energy efficiency. To make things even more difficult, there are also a variety of types of siding to choose from. To simplify the decision process, let’s break down the six most popular types of siding to help you identify the right choice for your client’s needs.

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Topics: Construction Fasteners, Metal Siding

Give Your Siding Some Love! Important Tips for Metal Siding Maintenance.

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 18, 2019 4:57:17 PM

When working on a remodel or building a new home, the siding is an important consideration. It not only protects the home’s structure and provides insulation, but it defines the look of the building. Vinyl and wood are two traditional choices, but time and again, metal siding wins the popularity award. It really is one of the most commonly-used materials, and for good reason.

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Topics: Metal Siding

The Do's and Don'ts of Winter Roofing Repairs

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 7, 2019 4:48:45 PM

Many people get caught with a leaky roof dilemma in the Winter months. If a leak appears during the Winter, is it best to wait and repair it during the Spring or take action immediately? Leaks can actually cause more damage in the Winter because water continuously freezes and thaws, which can make leaks bigger or even causes new ones. For that reason, it’s recommended that leaky roofs are repaired as soon as possible. To the surprise of many, roofers do work throughout the Winter. While it’s more common to repair roofs during the warmer weather, some roofs are suitable for cold weather repair. Here are roofing materials that can be installed during the Winter, and others that will need to wait until Spring.

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Topics: Metal Roofing Fasteners, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, RoofLoc®, Roofing, Metal Roofs, Metal Siding

10 Tips for Building the Ideal Work Shed

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 16, 2018 8:11:00 AM

A work shed is the jack of all trades when it comes to outbuildings. It is a storage area for your off season equipment, your spare gas cans, and your seasonal decorations. It’s a work space for your construction projects and home repairs. It’s a place where saw dust is acceptable and loud noises are expected. It’s an excuse to get away from the house. No matter what your work shed is to you, here are ten tips that will make it great.

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Topics: Metal Siding

6 Times Metal Siding Is Your Best Bet

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 24, 2018 10:04:00 AM

We talk a lot about metal roofing in our blogs. But, metal as a siding material can be a great option too. When? We’ll tell you.

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Topics: Metal Siding


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