New Building Trends that Make Abundant Use of Metal Siding

August 25th, 2019 | in Siding and Paneling

Whether in music, fashion, or design, trends are always changing and preferences changing. When it comes to building and construction design, trends tend to build over long periods, and one new building trend that continues to grow in popularity is the use of metal siding. New buildings have begun to make abundant use of metal siding, and there are a few reasons for this, including:

-        Low Cost

-        High Durability

-        Low Maintenance

-        Modern Aesthetics

Low Cost

Metal siding continues to be one of the more affordable siding options, often being cheaper than other materials. Not only is there cost savings in the material itself, but installation is often quicker and cheaper, and it does not require painting after being installed.

High Durability

Metal siding is very durable, especially when going with high-quality options. Metal siding is weather and fire resistant and can stand up to wear and tear extremely well.

Low Maintenance

Metal siding is also very easy with almost no maintenance required. It does not need to be painted or stained at any point like wood or hardie board. In fact, the only maintenance required for metal cladding is the occasional washing and cleaning.

Modern Aesthetics

Finally, perhaps the main reason why metal siding is being used abundantly has to do with the aesthetic options now available for it. Metal siding can match almost any design, and comes in a wide range of colours and styles. There is now wood grain sheet metal siding available, which has all the benefits of metal, but the looks and aesthetics of wood grain. Contemporary designs incorporate metal siding in many ways, and may even combine different styles of siding to create a complete look.

For your next building project, stay on top of modern building trends, and choose metal siding, installed by Klassen Building Supplies.

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