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What is Composite Cladding and How Does It Compare?

Composite cladding is making waves in the world of home renovations. While vinyl siding holds the spot for the most popular cladding in North America, composite cladding is increasing in popularity, offering an upscale alternative. Combining incredible beauty with high-end performance and easy installation, there are plenty of reasons to love composite cladding, specifically ASCEND by […]

How to Choose the Right Siding Color

Choosing the right siding color for your home is a decision that significantly influences its overall aesthetic appeal. Consider these four tips to create a balanced and inviting home exterior: 1. Draw from Your Home’s Architectural Style Your siding color scheme should resonate with your personal taste and complement your home’s style. Remember to take roofing and shutters into account. […]

Alside Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Build Veteran a Home

To celebrate Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Alside is thrilled to share a heartwarming partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help fulfill a retired veteran’s dream of home ownership. David Backes, who honorably retired from the United States Army in 1993 and earned several distinguished medals during his service, knows the meaning of resilience. When the conventional route to home ownership […]

Siding Cleaning Guide: Composite Cladding, Fiber Cement & Wood

Maintaining the appearance and durability of your siding is crucial, but cleaning and care requirements vary depending on the siding material. In this article, we’ll explore how to maintain three popular siding options: ASCEND Composite Cladding, fiber cement siding, and traditional wood siding. ASCEND Composite Cladding While installation of Alside’s ASCEND Composite Cladding is a breeze for builders and […]

What is Board and Batten Siding?

Are you looking for a siding option that adds texture, a touch of rustic charm and timeless elegance to your home? Board and batten siding has been used for centuries and is experiencing a renaissance thanks to its sturdy, versatile and unique qualities. But what exactly is board and batten siding, and is it suitable for your home? […]

Vinyl Siding Thickness: Does it Matter or Not?

When looking into siding options for your home, its thickness is an important factor often overlooked. Thicker vinyl siding is generally more resilient and can better endure impact, weathering and more. Read on to find out more on why you should consider vinyl siding thickness before making a purchase decision. The Benefits of Thicker Siding Although thicker vinyl siding […]

Common Siding Terminology You Need to Know

Batten, beaded, Dutch and clapboard… When shopping for new or replacement siding, you will likely encounter many unfamiliar terms. To help you navigate your search for the right siding for your home, we’ve compiled a list of common siding terminology and their meanings. Batten A batten is a thin strip of wood that covers the […]

3 Vinyl Siding Styles You Should Know About

If you have decided to invest in vinyl siding, the next step is to choose a vinyl siding style or cladding combination to complement your home. Each vinyl siding style has a unique design feature, including texture, thickness, height and board width. These three popular vinyl siding styles can be used independently or together for a custom look: […]