Keystone Siding & Windows

Frequently Asked Questions

What is fiber cement siding and how is it made?

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, clapboard and shingles.

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 backed by James Hardie 30 year limited warranty.

Is fiber cement siding environmentally friendly?

Fiber cement is known as a sustainable or green alternative to traditional vinyl or aluminum siding. With its overall durability and low maintenance requirements fiber cement siding offers little if any waste.  
Manufacturers emphasize that fiber cement is appropriate for all climates. Fiber cement siding is water and rot resistant making it ideal for hot and humid climates. It also has excellent weathering characteristics, strength and impact resistance making it a great choice for more harsh climates.

Who will organize and ensure the project goes smoothly?

Our goal is to ensure your total satisfaction with your project from start to finish. We feel that the sales person who consulted with you from the beginning is the most qualified to work with our installers to get the job done right; the first time and on-time. That person will be dedicated as your personal point of contact for any question or concerns, and will visit the project frequently should any issues arise with our installers.

Do you offer financing?

We have partnered with Hearth should you want to explore financing options. With Hearth, you can see potential financing options for your upcoming project. A loan through Hearth helps you pay for your project through predictable, monthly payments without tapping into your home equity.

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