Elbert Insights: Different Kinds of Residential Siding

Just like no two houses or families are alike, no one’s siding in Noblesville or Evansville is exactly the same either. Maybe you need something weather resistant, sun resistant, or even crayon resistant if your kids get crazy. At Elbert, we understand that no two siding projects are truly alike and we try to offer variety and value to help meet your specific needs. Use this list of industry-leading siding types to get started with your research.

Fiber Cement

The siding you see on most homes are one of two kinds: vinyl siding designed to give the appearance of wood at a fraction of the price, or fiber cementsiding designed to give the a true-to-life wood appearance with a fraction of the upkeep. Whichever you prefer, Elbert Construction and our residential siding division can provide your home with that curb appeal you’ve been dreaming of.

  • James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding – The leader in the fiber cement industry, you can count on a five-year workmanship warranty and 30-year limited product warranty when you choose our friends at James Hardie. Not only does James Hardie siding help with energy efficiency, when paired with Progressive Foam’s “Linebacker” product, it becomes even better at keeping your home insulated from winter weather. On top of that, Hardie specifically engineers their boards for each climate region in the country, so you get a product that's perfect for your home.
  • HardiePlank Siding – This option from James Hardie is worth calling out on its own because it features all of the beauty of traditional wood siding with none of the pain points. It’s low maintenance, unlike wood siding which needs to be repainted every 3-7 years. HardiePlank has a 15-year limited warranty on just the paint! Plus, HardiePlank won’t dent or warp like traditional vinyl siding.

Vinyl Siding

When cost is of highest concern, Elbert Construction has a huge variety of siding options to make sure you aren’t limited in appearance or quality because you need a cost-effective residential siding option. As one of the most popular siding types in North America, traditional vinyl siding is perhaps the lowest maintenance option out there. It has ten times the life expectancy of traditional wood siding, is impervious to termites and other wood boring insects, and comes in a truly immense variety of colors and styles. Vinyl residential siding is also more affordable than fiber cement, brick, stucco, aluminum, and even wood.

  • Alside High Performance Siding – Alside vinyl siding comes in a huge variety of styles and colors available for every budget. It can be a tough decision, which is why we have highly trained experts to help you decide which option will both protect and beautify your home.
  • KP Vinyl Siding – KP features specialty styles like Norman Rockwell and Maxim, each with an astonishing color palettes sure to please any eye. If you view your home as a work of art, the styles, colors, and quality of KP might appeal to you.

Cedar Wood Siding

Cedar is a classic that’s tough to beat. In the Midwest it’s been popular for centuries because of its durability and efficiency. Not only is cedar resistant to fading, it won’t rot, decay, split, or swell due to damp weather. You can also feel good about your cedar siding: its production creates the least amount of water pollution, solid waste, and greenhouse gas of any siding material.

We know finding the right siding is a huge decision. That’s why we’ve acquired so many options and hired so many experts. We want you to have all the information you need to make the decision that’s right for you. Our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau means you can count on us not only to be transparent but to do the job right, the first time. We’re on the side of every homeowner in the Midwest, so contact us today for a consultation.


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