Does Wood Grain Sheet Metal Siding Fade?

March 29th, 2020 | in KBS Paneling System
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Wood sheet metal siding gives a classic, and natural style to your office building or house that can last for many years.

Whether you select a vertical, dutchlap, or traditional lap, or a mixture of these you have a timeless design for your home.

With numerous benefits of wood grain sheet metal like low maintenance, non-combustibility, cost-effectiveness, long lifespan, choosing metal is not hard to justify. Also, metal siding is one of the few building materials that is almost 100% recyclable.

Wood grain metal siding is a great choice because it has the beauty of wood and all the advantages of metal. One concern people have is whether it fades or not. We'll talk about that later in the article.

Wood grain sheet metal siding has several benefits. 

First, it requires low maintenance and when installed the only upkeep you need is washing it occasionally.

This material does not require sealing, staining, or any painting. It has a long lifespan that goes for up to forty years.

Wood grain sheet metal siding may fade slightly with time. All sheet metal siding may change color slightly or fade with time, depending on your weather and sunlight. But our product, the KBS Modeling System is very resistant to fading.

However, wood grain sheet metal will still look like wood, even as it weathers, so the overall look does not change.

Maintenance Requirements of Wood Metal Siding

Wood grain sheet metal siding rejects rot and insects but it can rust or weather with a patina depending on the type of metal used. It depends on the product, type of metal, and whether it has any coatings on it.

Basic maintenance is just to wash it with water or soap and water from time to time. Maintaining wood grain sheet metal siding is very easy. We recommend you to hose it annually.

The finish on wood grain, sheet metal siding has a baked-on finish in a variety of different colors in textures. The finish will not disappear. It's possible that it may fade, but the wood grain underneath would still be visible.

With ultimate maintenance and care, wood grain sheet metal can last for forty to fifty years or more.

Sheet metal siding, and specifically wood grain sheet metal is our business. Talk to us if you would like to know more.

Since 2004, Klassen Building Supplies has been a leader in sheet metal fabrication, supply, and installation in the Vancouver area. Klassen also does considerable custom metal work.

If you have any questions about this article or any of our sheet metal supplies, please call us at (604) 543-7331 or use the convenient form on our Contact page. Klassen is based in Surrey, BC.

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