Indianapolis Siding Contractor
Lathrop Contracting is an Indianapolis Siding Contractor specializing in vinyl and cement fiber siding installation and repair.
Is your home ready for new siding or in need of siding repair? Let premier Indianapolis siding contractor, Lathrop Contracting, help you with your project by inspecting your siding and give you a free siding estimate.
Lathrop Contracting has served the Indianapolis area’s siding needs for over 18 years on both residential and commercial siding projects. Whether you need a completely new installation, a small repair, or you are not exactly sure, our Indianapolis vinyl siding and cement board siding experts can help you find the perfect siding style and color for your project.
New siding can give any home or building a brand-new look, help make it stand out from the crowd, and can help it look good-as-new following common sources of siding damage such as hail and heavy storms.
Our free siding inspection and estimate will help us determine whether complete siding replacement and installation or simply some minor siding repair. Our Indianapolis siding contractor team can also help you determine whether vinyl siding or cement board siding is best for your home, so you know you are making the best decision on your siding.
Vinyl siding is ideal for Indianapolis homes because of its long lifespan and extreme resilience against high temperatures, heavy winds, and moisture – all things that are very important for Indianapolis homeowners.
Fill out our form for a free estimate or call us today at (317) 783-6929 and Indianapolis siding contractor Lathrop Contracting will schedule an appointment to evaluate your siding project. Learn more about siding repair and installation on our resource page.
Think your insurance should cover your siding installation? Make sure to check with your home insurance to see if your siding project is covered. If you need to file a claim, we’ll work with you and with your insurance company to make sure you have everything you need.
What is vinyl siding?
Certainteed-Mainstreet Vinyl siding was introduced in the 1950s as an alternative to aluminum siding. It is the most frequently used siding option in the United States today. Vinyl siding consists of two layers, the top layer or capstock and a second layer known as the substrate. These layers primarily consist of polyvinyl chloride and resin. The top layer uses titanium dioxide for both coloration and protection against UV light damage. The second layer contains limestone to facilitate the manufacturing process and decrease costs. Vinyl siding is available in a variety of colors and can mimic architectural details that were once made of other siding materials.
Does vinyl siding require any maintenance?
Vinyl siding requires little if any maintenance, never needs to be painted, and if damaged can be easily replaced. To maintain a fresh appearance vinyl siding should be washed at least once a year.
Is vinyl siding durable/weather resistant?
Vinyl siding is manufactured to last a very long time. Warranties for vinyl siding can range from 20-40 years depending on the thickness with many manufacturers now offering lifetime warranties that can be transferred to the next owner. Vinyl siding is resistant to heat, cold, and moisture.
How much does vinyl siding cost?
Vinyl siding is the most affordable siding option on the market. The value-added advantages of vinyl include its low total installed cost – lower than all other materials because vinyl siding goes up faster and doesn’t need painting. Also, on average, homeowners who remodel with vinyl will recoup nearly 80% on the cost of the installation thus increasing the value of the home.
What is fiber cement siding?
Fiber cement siding is made from cement, wood fiber (cellulose), sand and other components. Fiber cement siding can be manufactured to have the realistic appearance of wood, stucco or masonry. In appearance, fiber cement siding most often consists of overlapping horizontal boards imitating wooden siding, and clapboard
How long does fiber cement siding last?
Fiber cement siding is said to be more durable than wood but does require some maintenance. It is termite resistant, water-resistant, non-combustible and can be warranted for as long as 50 years. Some fiber cement siding may be required to be painted every 5-7 years depending on the topcoat applied.