Nuvohaus helps homeowners make informed decisions about replacing their siding. A new siding system is a considerable investment, and you deserve to have it done right the first time. Our siding experts have years of experience and can take care of all your siding needs. Nuvohaus can assist you with checking your siding.
VSI (Vinyl Siding Installer Program) Certification:
Nuvohaus is a VSI certified company by the Vinyl Siding Institute. To become a certified installer, an individual must have at least three years of installation experience. Qualified individuals who have taken VSI’s course and/or passed a test on the proper installation of vinyl siding,
accessories, and soffit (according to ASTM D4756) are included. The most of the villages in Chicago area requires to have VSI certification for a siding permit. The registry is updated frequently to provide the most complete and current listing of Certified Installer at www.vinylsiding.org.
Today, vinyl siding is the number one choice of exterior cladding across the United States and Canada. The exterior cladding has to look good for today’s discerning homeowners, but it also has vitally important job to perform; protecting a home from the elements. With the ability to withstand high winds and a composition that resists heat, cold and moisture, vinyl siding retains its great looks over time.
- Durability: Vinyl siding never needs paint. The only maintenance it will need is a simple wash with a soft cloth and garden hose to keep it looking great. Also, vinyl siding provides exceptional rain screening performance that reduces accumulation of water that can reach the underlying water resistive barrier by using vent (drain) moisture.
- Beauty: Nearly 350 different colors are certified to meet the ASTM standards for vinyl siding color retention, so you can be sure the shades you select will resist major color changes in variety of climates.
- Quality: The key test of quality is how long manufacturers are willing to warrant their product. Warranties offered by vinyl siding manufacturers typically last a lifetime and can be transferred to the next owner.
- Energy Code: Insulated siding is vinyl siding with rigid foam insulation that is laminated or permanently attached to the panel. In energy codes and energy efficiency programs, insulated siding is recognized as a form of “continuous insulation”, or insulation installed on the exterior of the building that helps reduce energy loss through framing or other building material. The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code includes insulated siding among the materials that can be used as insulation outside the building to provide the required R-value ( a measure of thermal resistance) for building in the coldest climates.
Caring for vinyl siding: Vinyl siding is durable, attractive and easy to maintain. And like any outdoor product, even low-maintenance vinyl siding will need occasional attention. Vinyl siding can be cleaned by either soft wet cloth/ soft bristle brush or power wash. When you power wash, hold the power washer straight at eye level to keep the water on top of the siding where it can clean most effectively. Do not aim the power washer upward as water may be driven