You will find that many types
of sidings offer you many benefits which they say will enhance
the value of your home. Some of these values can be found with
the look of the siding, the cost of the material and even the
durability of the siding. Stone siding is one of nature’s
created sidings where the advantages are inbuilt.
In many case you will find
that stone siding is more expensive than the other types of
sidings. This however is just the initial cost of the material.
As time passes you will find that stone siding has the ability
to last for quite a long time. Also in most cases the stone
siding will look as natural and attractive as when you first
installed this siding.
There are different types of
stone siding that you can buy for your home. These stone
sidings can include slate, granite, and even manufactured
stone. Each of these stone materials can be used as stone
When you are looking to
install stone siding you should look at each of these different
products and decide which one has the best advantages to offer
your home. You should remember that most of these stone sidings
can be expensive when you are first buying them.
The advantages that you will
find however will make your buying stone sidings an investment
that you don’t want to miss. When you look at slate shingle
siding, you will rarely see this as a stone siding material
that you want to place on your homes.
There are many good things
that slate shingle siding has to offer the discerning
homeowner. As this material has been used for centuries, it is
known to be very long lasting and hardy. With the proper
maintenance you will see that your slate shingle stone siding
can last for more than 75 years.
Additionally this particular
siding has the ability to resist extreme heat and cold, fires
and even acid rain which causes more damage to our homes than
we could ever imagine. Besides slate shingles you will be able
to use manufactured stone siding.
This stone siding is not
produced naturally but it has many of the properties of natural
stone siding. Manufactured stone siding is made from fine sand,
natural iron oxide pigment, and Portland cement. All of these
materials have been blended together to produce a substance
that can be molded to have the look and texture of real
This type of stone siding has
a 30 year period of durability. Also unlike real stone the
manufactured stone siding has a quarter inch deep groove that
is cut into the back of the stone. This groove allows the
siding to be attached to your home properly and
At first glance you will think
that a house with stone siding is very expensive but
attractive. Once the installation costs are finished you will
find that not only is your home very attractive but maintaining
your home’s natural beauty is easy.