Vinyl Siding Installation and Replacement in the Twin Cities
Protect and Beautify Your Twin Cities Home with Quality Vinyl Siding from CertainTeed® and Alside®
Builders & Remodelers has been installing maintenance-free siding in the Twin Cities area for over 60 years. Over that time we have learned many things that you will find extremely valuable. We have learned the requirements for a quality siding product. How do you know the siding we install is of excellent quality? We only use products that we would put on our personal homes as well.
After doing extensive research with all the vinyl siding products that are available to you today, we have found the best in each category. We call this our good, better, best program.
Depending on your needs and wants you will be able to find the perfect product for you and your home.
Vinyl Siding Brand Comparison:
Compare the best vinyl siding options from CertainTeed and Alside
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GOOD: American Legend by CertainTeed
Wolverine’s American Legend is a quality brand of CertainTeed Corporation. American Legend in number one in quality. Thousands of architects, builders, remodelers and homeowners put their trust in Wolverine. In fact, Wolverine consistently ranks number one in quality among architects, builders and remodelers in numerous lead trade publications.
There are many features that lead to this product being superior. The first is the STUDfinder installation system.
The patented STUDfinder system is designed to make it easy for Builders & Remodelers to install the product accurately and securely. The indicator letters on the precisely paces nail slots, engineered to align with standards of 16” and 24” on-center construction, help located studs time after time. STUDfinder can also help avoid the dangers of nailing into something in the wall cavity, such as wiring, plumbing and mechanical systems.
STUDfinder is provides you with many benefits. Most of which are security and performance. Ensuring that each and every nail of our installation hits a stud ensures a strong and secure connection. Which, protects against blow offs from under-nailing. It also protects against buckling and over-nailing.
American Legend coordinates with decorative trim and soffits, so you can create and achieve the look you desire. Panels are available in a wide range of colors with wood grain or brushed finish. American Legend is virtually maintenance-free and features a lifetime-limited warranty. For great looks that last, choose American Legend.
Possibly best of all, American Legend vinyl siding product is not only high in quality, but extremely affordable.
BETTER: Monogram46L by CertainTeed
What makes Monogram46L better the American Legend; the thickness of the siding panel. American Legend’s thickness is 0.042” compared to Monogram’s 0.046”. Thickness is the biggest attribute of what makes vinyl siding durable. Simply put, the more thick the vinyl siding, the more durable it will be, makes sense right?
There are many other additional benefits to Monogram46L. The siding has a TrueTexture finish. TrueTexture is a means your siding comes from actual rough cedar boards. Giving you the added benefit of vinyl siding that looks like natural paint wood.
Monogram46L also has the STUDfinder patented technology for accurate and secure installation.
There is an added benefit for how the siding panels interlock. Monogram46L vinyl siding uses RigidForm 220 technology that has been tested to withstand a wind load pressure of up to 220 mph.
CertiLock self-aligning, post-formed positive lock ensures just that your siding self-aligns during installation. This feature eliminates waviness, giving your home a uniform look.
Monogram46L is virtually maintenance-free and will never need painting. This is backed by a lifetime-limited warranty.
Best of all, Monogram46L vinyl siding comes in 20’, 16’ as well as 12’ panels. Extended length panels give your home less seams (up to 35% less seams) Less seams gives your siding project a more clean looking finished product.
BEST: Prodigy by Alside
Looking for the best vinyl siding on the market? Look no further.
Prodigy vinyl siding is your answer. Prodigy gives you durability with a panel thickness of 0.046”, but also adds durability and installation by being today’s best foam backed siding. The installation of Prodigy (the thickest installation-backing on the market today) vinyl siding can add up to an R-Value of 5 to you homes exterior.
Prodigy vinyl siding is designed to be both maintenance-free and environmentally friendly. Prodigy will never require painting, sealing, staining, cleaning or treating with chemicals that can be toxic or harmful. Over the life of a home, treating or maintaining traditional wood siding with these products can have a cumulative and potentially detrimental impact on your family and the environment that you may not be aware of. And because Prodigy is made of synthetic and abundant resources, you are not contributing to the depletion of our forest ecosystem.
Prodigy’s highly durable and weather-tight construction also ensures a long service life with outstanding thermal protection for your home – further reducing consumption of fossil fuels for heating and cooling for years to come.
Prodigy’s Comfort Factor contributes to a homes comfort year round. Prodigy vinyl siding delivers outstanding all-weather protection and can reduce your energy costs, thanks to the exceptional R-value of its industry-leading thermal barrier – up to 1.5” thick insulation, the thickest EPS foam available in a one-piece insulated siding system.
ThermoSphere is your energy gap protection. With innovative features like RigidLock and TrueForm combined with a full line of insulated trim and accessories, Prodigy creates a blanket of insulation around your home.
TrueForm is a one-piece insulated siding system giving you precision-contoured insulation – up to 1.5” thick – bonds securely to the siding panel, creating an integrated system that delivers remarkable strength and energy efficiency.
RigidLock secure interlock panel design is Prodigy’s innovative interlocking panel design that provides a tight, secure connection between stacked panels. This ensures your siding will be securely locked in, have straight and even course lines, and look great for a lifetime.
TrueCourse is the look of hand-installed boards. Prodigy vinyl siding is designed and expertly manufactured to capture the look of traditional plank siding. Available in double 6” clapboard, double 5” dutch lap and single 7” profiles.
Why Choose Builders & Remodelers, Inc.?
Builders & Remodelers, Inc. has served over 32,000 clients since 1952. We provide the most energy-efficient and maintenance-free exterior Remodeling services available in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St.Paul) area combined with our industry leading Lifetime Workmanship Guarantee. And we make it easy to get started with NO Down payment and NO payments for 12 Months with our “Easy Financing Program”.
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