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4 Popular Types of Siding to Consider for Your Home

Distinction siding in Expresso installed on home

If you have decided to install or replace siding on your home, the next step is to choose the type of siding to use. Ensure you compare maintenance needs, durability, style and aesthetics. Upgrading your siding is an investment, so plan ahead and consider these four popular types of siding for your home: Composite Cladding […]

3 Benefits of Aluminum Soffit and Fascia

Gentek's Eavestrough in white

Soffit and fascia are essential elements of a roofing system. Soffit sits discreetly underneath the rafters, while fascia is the exposed panel in front of the roof overhang where the eavestrough sits.  When considering new soffit and fascia, look for the following traits:   Low Maintenance  Aluminum soffit and fascia are low maintenance products, designed with […]

6 Types of Specialty Siding that Set Your Home Apart

Gentek offers a wide range of high-performance specialty siding products to set your home apart. From low-maintenance shakes and scallops to faux wood and stone, we are pleased to provide homeowners with an extensive specialty siding collection. Consider these six types of specialty siding for your renovation or build that will keep your home beautiful […]

Common Siding Terminology You Should Know

Gentek Sequoia Select Midnight Surf

Understanding common siding terminology can be beneficial when shopping for new or replacement siding for your home. An enhanced knowledge of siding terms can help you compare products, make informed decisions and improve communication with your contractor. Use this list of siding terminology to assist with your search for the right type of siding for […]

Vinyl Siding Thickness Explained

When researching siding options for your home or cottage, its thickness is an important element to consider. Thicker vinyl siding is generally more durable and better able to withstand impact, weathering, and other forms of wear and tear, and some design experts feel it impacts the aesthetic.  To help you make an informed purchase decision, […]

3 Popular Vinyl Siding Styles to Enhance Your Home Exterior

3 vinyl siding styles

If you have decided to upgrade your home exterior with vinyl siding, the next step is to choose a vinyl siding style that will enhance your curb appeal. Each style has unique design features, including colour, texture, thickness, height and board width, to create the look you want to achieve.  Here are three popular vinyl […]

4 Ways to Use ChamClad Architectural Panels


ChamClad is a versatile and innovative Canadian-made product that can transform the architectural design of your home or cottage, inside and out. Use ChamClad wall and ceiling panels to add a modern touch to your home exterior and bring the warmth of wood inside your living space. Here are four ways to elevate your home […]

Cleaning & Care Comparison: Composite Cladding, Fiber Cement & Wood

Gentek Align composite cladding

Cleaning and caring for your siding is essential to maintain its appearance and durability over time. However, each cladding type has different maintenance needs. In this blog, we’ll compare how to clean and care for three popular cladding options: ALIGN Composite Cladding, James Hardie fiber cement siding and wood siding. ALIGN Composite Cladding In most […]