There are certain preparations that need to be addressed before the job can begin. Window frames, door frames, roof abutments, etc. need to be properly flashed and sealed. This step allows for water proofing the weak spots in your home.
Tyvek is the first layer that is installed on a siding job. This helps keep air and water out, while letting water vapor escape.
Once the home is wrapped and waterproofed, we use the correct starter strip. Our starter strip is metal unlike many other companies who use flimsy plastic.
Before putting new siding panels up it is a good idea to consider adding insulation to your home. Fan fold 1/2 inch insulation is the most common type and will add up to an R- Value of 3, making it an Energy Star upgrade. Insulation is a standard part of any GSH siding installation.
Seams, Seams, and more Seams
Shorter siding lengths can cause more gaps where wind and debris can cause damage to the look of your home’s exterior. Most companies use 12’ siding lengths because they cost less and are easier to install.
Our “skilled craftsmen” are well equipped to install the premium 16’ panels that make your home look fantastic.
J Channel and J blocks will accentuate and compliment your home around sections that can’t be removed. Such as gas and electrical meter, water spickets, and electrical sockets.
Although it’s a minor component in the entire project, it is one of the most time consuming tasks leading to many sub- standard crews cutting corners leaving homeowners with a less than desirable finish.
Light Blocks need to be set before the siding goes up. This is an important step to assure that your outdoor lighting hangs parallel to your house and not on an angle.
F Channel is used to install soffit, it provides a receiving channel to hide ends of soffit panels and they are designed to withstand the toughest weather and maintain their beauty.
Outside Corner Posts protect corners and has a receiving channel that hides the ends of siding panels for a finished, professional vinyl siding installation.
Soffit & Fascia
Charter Oak Siding
The Alside Charter Oak Siding was named a CR Best Buy
Ascend Composite Siding
- The look of real wood creates a high-end look
- An industry-leading lifetime warranty
- Wind load resistance (up to 180 mph)
- Patented (GP)² Technology delivers a Class A Fire Rating