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What are the Benefits of Composite Siding?

What are the Benefits of Composite Siding?

As a homeowner, you want your home to be attractive and appealing. New siding is an excellent way to improve your home's curb appeal. Many different materials are used for siding on homes, but composite siding is one of the most popular types. Over the years, composite siding has dramatically improved; with composite siding, you can get the look of natural wood without the high maintenance often associated with it. Composite siding has many benefits over other sidings, including being energy efficient! At United Exteriors, we offer high-quality composite siding in Saskatchewan, available in various colours and styles! If you are curious what the benefits of composite siding are and why you should consider replacing your current siding with it, read on!

What is Composite Siding?

Composite siding is a siding option made of scrap wood which is then compressed and bonded with resins. Composite siding comes pre-primed and ready to paint. It is also available pre-finished with many styles that mimic natural wood. Composite siding has patented interlocking joints that ensure the boards are in line. The joints ensure it is safe to expand and contract with temperature changes. This helps it withstand the many extreme weather conditions we experience in Saskatchewan. Composite siding is also excellent for energy conservation! Composite siding can help reduce the amount of heat that escapes your home during the winter and is absorbed during summer. 

Low Maintenance

Composite siding is made from recycled materials and is more resistant to damage than other sidings. It also has a higher resistance to insects, weather, UV radiation and other elements like salt spray than traditional materials. There are no gaps between the boards on composite siding—which means no gaps for pests entering your home! With composite siding, you also don't have to worry about mould and mildew growing between the boards and causing damage. Maintenance is as simple as cleaning it with mild soap and rinsing it off with a garden hose; a pressure washer is not recommended to clean this type of siding.

Adds Curb Appeal and Resale Value

Composite siding can also add curb appeal and resale value to your home. A new layer of siding on an old house can make it seem fresh again. Composite siding comes in many colours and finishes, making it easy to find something that fits your aesthetic. If you are considering selling your home, adding composite siding can help increase the chances of getting top dollar at closing time because potential buyers will be attracted by its appearance and many other benefits as well!


Composite siding is built to last. Composite siding is made from recycled wood bonded with resins, and these components work together to provide strength and durability. Even the best-made siding can come under attack from pests or weather damage. Composite siding, however, has been tested for resistance to rot and insects that might cause damage to your home's exterior wall surfaces. And when you compare composite siding with other types of exterior walls like vinyl and fibre cement (which also have good reputations for being durable), you'll find that composite has better structural integrity than either of these materials.

Cost Effective

Composite siding is less expensive than other siding options. It'll cost you less than vinyl siding, wood siding, metal siding and stucco. Your home's exterior will look great without breaking the bank! Composite is also a more cost-effective alternative to other siding materials because installation is easy. This will save you money on labour costs for the installation. 

Environmentally Friendly

One of the most essential benefits of composite siding is that it is environmentally friendly. Composite siding panels are made from recycled wood and don't need to be painted or stained (though they can be painted if you want to change the appearance). You can also rest easy knowing that composite siding has the lowest embodied energy of any siding material—it requires less fossil fuel during manufacturing than other materials. The non-toxic and non-carcinogenic nature of composite panels makes them safer for pets, children, and the environment. They are also recyclable at end-of-life, so they won't add up in landfills as other products do! Composite siding offers excellent insulation for your home, saving you money on utility bills!

Get Composite Siding from United Roofing & Exteriors

As you can see, composite siding has many benefits, and it's easy to see why it's a top choice for many homeowners! Composite siding is the perfect choice for your home if you are looking for a low-maintenance alternative to other sidings. At United Roofing & Exteriors, we are a manufacturer-certified preferred contractor providing high-quality siding services and materials in Saskatchewan. If you are looking for an expert composite siding installation, contact us today!