Siding Installation & Repair
in Rapid City & The Black Hills
Your Local Roofing Expert, Atlas Exteriors, offers Siding Services! And, in addition to our usual expert workmanship, you will receive the same level of customer-centered approach with our Siding services as you receive with our Roofing and Gutter services.
The Value of Siding
More than boosting the value and curb appeal of your home, Siding also protects your home. Siding shields your property from the elements — acting as a barrier to prevent rain, snow, and harsh winds from seeping into your house.
Understand the importance of Siding. Delaying repairs or replacement can cost you thousands of dollars. It is critical to replace damaged or compromised siding to prevent further damage, rot, and/or the growth of mildew or mold.
Your Siding needs replaced if you have any of the following:
- Hail damage
- Warping or rotting
- Mold or mildew
- Wildlife damage
- Cracks or Gaps
- Faded panels
Who To Call
Whether you need to replace or repair your siding, you can count on the experienced team from Atlas Exteriors to ensure that your home is restored to its original condition or better. Our expertise in measurement and installation provides assurance that your siding will be installed cleanly and professionally with quality materials and experienced labor. Poor siding installation can have detrimental effects on your home over time and choosing the right siding contractors for the job is equally important.
Value Added — if high winds or hail that caused the damage to your Siding, Atlas Exteriors has the experience to work directly with your insurance company on your claim.
With the durability, versatility, and curb appeal of vinyl siding, vinyl has become the most popular exterior home wrapping option in America. To further enhance the appeal of vinyl, there is a large variety of color and textures available that can change the aesthetic of any home.
More importantly, with a wind rating of around 110 miles, vinyl siding is a terrific option here in the Black Hills, where storm winds can reach impressively high velocities. Vinyl siding is also one of the best ways to make your home more comfortable and save money on utility costs. an insulated vinyl siding installation will significantly help you reduce further heat loss.
Manufacturers offer warranties to homeowners which provides a guaranteed product that you never need to paint, stain or seal.
Metal siding can be an attractive alternative to wood, composite and vinyl options. Metal siding panels come in two versions: steel and aluminum. Either version can be used on homes, barns, outbuildings, or commercial properties. This green product has a high appeal for those who wish to use environmentally friendly products.
Metal siding requires extensive labor to install. It is durable and will last, on average, greater than 20 years. Along with increased durability comes an increased price tag. The price point depends on the quality of the steel and the panel style. Steel panels come in a variety of colors and resist fading. The panels will not turn chalky with exposure. Steel contains about 25% recycled content and is 100% recyclable when discarded. It requires a pressure washer for cleaning.
The most significant downside for steel is that it will rust. Rust-prevention coatings will help delay onset and amount of damage, but it will not prevent rust from cropping up eventually. Early detection and replacement of rusty panels can prevent the problem from causing widespread issues. Steel is not usually recommended for coastal regions, but it does well inland.
Wood siding enhances any home no matter what style of property installed on. For many people, the look and feel of real wood is truly what makes a house a home. For that reason, in addition to improved durability with technological advancements like modified wood siding, it’s very common to find homes clad in natural wood siding.
It has beautiful appearance; its finish is unique and makes it attractive, especially how it is made with patented interlocking joints that bring it out in a manner that you cannot see the nails used. The beauty also exists in the many 15 colors that it exists in. It is faster when it comes to installation as their boards are quickly reduced to size using standard tools for wood, as compared to fiber cement that has to be cut with diamond blades.
It has an excellent characteristic of having patented interlocking joints that ensures the boards are in line and safe to allow expansion and contraction when there are temperature changes in seasons. It also provides that there is no space between the boards. It does not need you to paint regularly in that its makers do not allow molds, mildew, and insects that can make it dirty. Its make also helps it withstand adverse weather making it damage resistant. Composite siding is the best in energy conservation; its making reflects the energy back to the surrounding, thereby making the machines such as air conditioning to work with ease. The white substrate also helps you in reducing the amount of heat absorbed during hot seasons by giving insulation of up to about 70%.
Fiber Cement Siding (Hardie Board)
Hardie Board siding is a super durable siding product that looks amazing, is long-lasting, and comes with a fabulous warranty. It’s made of cement, sand, and cellulose fibers which combine to create an outstanding material to both protect and beautify homes. Hardie Board siding withstands the elements with ease. It keeps looking amazing and performing its job of protecting your home in spite of its direct contact with the elements 24/7. It withstands rain, hail, high winds, storms, snow, ice, harsh humidity, and temperature changes. It resists moisture penetration, saving homeowners the hassles involved in repairs due to rotting, swelling, or warping. Hardie Board siding is beautiful and gives your home pleasing aesthetics with its variety of styles and colors. It makes your home stand out and can even look like wood siding, but it’s not, so you don’t have to be burdened with the high maintenance wood requires.
Hardie Board siding resists pests including termites and carpenter ants. It’s also woodpecker resistant, so you don’t have to worry about the hassles of repairing termite or woodpecker damage. James Hardie fiber cement siding gives homeowners a 30-year non-prorated warranty that is transferable. Other siding companies may decrease their warranty coverage on their siding products as the years after installation increase, but not the James Hardie company. And that’s a significant perk for homeowners. Additionally, James Hardie’s ColorPlus Technology is warrantied against peeling, chipping, and cracking for 15 years—including labor and materials.
Fiber cement siding won’t contribute to a fire because it isn’t combustible. Other siding products like wood will actually fuel a fire. But Hardie Board siding gives you and your family the added protection to give you peace of mind about your safety in case of a fire.