SIDING FEATURES & BENEFITS
There are a large variety of siding products on the market, and all of them come with their own set of features & benefits. Let Mid-Cape Home Centers help you select the perfect siding for your project.
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Cedar siding has remarkable dimensional stability, meaning it won’t change in size or dimension even in humidity or harsh temperatures. Cedar siding can be stained or painted to achieve your desired look.
Vinyl and PVC siding is incredibly low-maintenance and very durable. It’s highly customizable and very versatile, giving you endless possibilities when designing your home’s exterior.
Fiber cement is a mixture of sand, cement, and cellulose fibers which are sustainable materials, that can withstand weather, wear, and insects compared to other siding materials. The texture of fiber cement has a natural wood feel.
BRANDS WE CARRY
Below are the siding products we carry at Mid-Cape Home Centers. We also carry a large variety of trim and roofing products to compliment your home.
ABTCO products are designed to outperform and outlast wood, offering the same great look with none of the maintenance. Available in a wide range of styles and colors to suit every taste and budget, with our clapboard or shingle vinyl siding, your home will look great for years to come. No scraping. No touchups. No worries.
Unlike wood, vinyl, and other building materials, Allura Fiber Cement products are specially formulated to withstand warping, fading, splintering, cracking and denting. They are also fire resistant, impervious to insects and suitable for even the harshest climate. For a generous, natural look with none of the hassles, Allura Fiber Cement Products are all you could ever want.
You can purchase Bevel in a Box real wood siding with the confidence that you are obtaining the very best looking and best performing western red cedar siding product available. Since the installed cost of Bevel in a Box siding competes side by side with the look-alikes, why not choose the real thing?
Recreating the look and character of traditional clapboard or bevel lap siding, Bevel Collection Siding offers the true taper and shadow line effect historically seen with cedar and redwood siding. The Boral Craftsman Collection Siding offers a variety of authentic, full-thickness profiles with bold defined shapes and the natural aesthetic of traditional wood siding.
The warmth and beauty of a natural cedar shake goes beyond enhancing the appearance of your home. It reflects pride of ownership and, most importantly, it shows an intelligent sense of value. No matter where you live, or how harsh the climate, a cedar shake roof will be as durable as it is beautiful. Cedar’s natural versatility makes it ideal for your home. Within the premium Certi-label brand, are three different varieties of cedar shakes.
Cedar Valley Sidewall Shingle Panels are made of 100% kiln-dried clear vertical grain Western Red Cedar. The 8-foot panels go up faster and easier than any other wood or composite horizontal siding and up to four times faster than individual shingles. Cedar Valley’s also carries corner systems and decorator panels in different shapes to give your home a unique look.
Elite stained shingles combine the best exterior wood siding substrate with superior coatings expertly applied by an industry leader in machine coating application. There is nothing better than Western Red Cedar as a wood substrate for exterior siding. Western Red Cedar is well known for its warmth, character, exceptional beauty and legendary performance as an exterior siding product.
Wood siding and stone have always been about looks. Vinyl siding has always been about durability. Foundry brings the best of both together with our specialty siding shake, shingle and stone. The beauty of wood and stone and the strength of vinyl that’s easy to install. Easy to own. Easy to love. Whether you’re looking for bold accents or full wrap around application, Foundry can bring years of lasting beauty to any home.
From insulated siding, to board and batten and shingles, to traditional lap siding, Georgia‑Pacific Vinyl Siding and Accessories siding products are designed to be virtually maintenance-free and look great for years to come. Unlike, wood, oriented strand board, or fiber cement, vinyl siding never needs to be stained or painted, holds up to the weather and is resistant to pests and moisture. This means no painting, scraping or replacing boards — just a minimal amount of care will keep your home exterior looking new.
Often used to capture rustic board-and-batten features, the crisp clean lines of HardiePanel® vertical siding can add style to strong, contemporary designs. HardiePlank® lap siding is the most popular brand of siding in America, protecting and beautifying homes from coast to coast. HardieShingle siding from James Hardie has the same warm, authentic look as cedar shingles, yet it resists rotting, cracking and splitting.
LP SmartSide Siding offers the warmth and beauty of traditional wood with the durability of LP engineered wood. It’s a complete line of high-performance trim and siding products to complement almost any building style. Available in cedar shakes, lap, and engineered wood panels. You can also get the look of stucco with a variety of acrylic finishes built on the strength of LP ArmorStrand Substrate.
For over 40 years, Maibec siding and Eastern white cedar shingles have graced countless homes with their durable, high-quality finish—allowing homeowners to show their preference for authenticity. Our genuine wood products are available in an impressive variety of colours, and will bring an organic, timeless look to any architectural style.
NichiBoard delivers the look of lap and the performance of fiber cement at price that makes it an outstanding value and an easy choice. NichiShake individual shake boards are available in a variety of widths to create a visual effect that is indistinguishable from cedar. NichiPanel is available in three convenient sizes and four unique textures, this product offers numerous design options.
Western Red Cedar is naturally resistant to rot, decay and insect attacks. Which makes it incredibly low maintenance whereas the so-called “low maintenance” composite materials require more upkeep because they don’t have any natural defenses against things like mildew. if you want siding that lasts decades and just keeps getting better with age, then Real Cedar’s the way to go.
Red Cedar Clapboard
Western Red Cedar bevel siding, or clapboard, is the most widely-used siding type throughout New England. Clear Heart Vertical Grain grade has a smooth face of decay-resistant heartwood and is free from growth characteristics that affect appearance or performance. It has outstanding dimensional stability and its very tight grain readily accepts and delivers tenacious adhesion for a variety of finishes.
Roseburg’s selection of Real Wood Siding consists of DuraTemp®, Breckenridge and Select Veneer vertical siding panels. Duratemp® is manufactured with a strong plywood veneer inner core and a tough hardboard face that won’t split, crack or check. Breckenridge has an appearance comparable to a rough cedar look, while Select Veneer siding provides the choice of three vertical siding looks.
Portsmouth Shake & Shingles siding from Royal Building Products gives you beautiful form and function plus real color, texture and shape options—whether you choose Cedar, Hand-Split Shake, Perfection, Staggered Edge or Half Round styles. Royal Woodland lap siding gives you 31 UV-resistant colors that won’t, well, change color. Plus they come in longer-length 16-foot and 25-foot panels that decrease seams, provide dramatic shadow lines and increase want.
From natural to pre-finished shingles, SBC offers a wide range of grades, shapes and colored cedar shingles. SBC cedar shingles enhance your home’s beauty and perfectly match with the environment, they also blend wonderfully with other materials such as stone or brick. Even when left untreated, it naturally ages with time; developing a wonderful silvery grey finish, and is in very high demand by coastal residents.
The genuine, natural color and grain of Western Red Cedar transform a residence into a work of art. Cedar shingles lend dimensionality to a home’s design. Cedar not only outlasts trends in style: it outlasts other building materials. The wood is renowned for its inherent resistance to the effects of the rain, sun, pests and time. Its cellular structure makes an excellent insulator, and allows for natural resistance to extreme weather conditions.
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DOWNLOADS & PRODUCT SPECS
Bevel In A Box Installation
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau Installation
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau Finishing
Cedar Valley Installation
James Hardie Installation
Real Cedar Installation
Royal Building Products Installation
ABTCO Coverage Details
Allura Coverage Details
Boral Coverage Details
Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau Coverage Details
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Georgia-Pacific Coverage Details
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Louisiana-Pacific Coverage Details
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Nichiha Coverage Details
Royal Building Products Coverage Details
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