Both the person cannot live without skeleton, and buildings without walls and a framework do not exist. They bear basic, protective and decorative function, about two last now and the speech will go. Each wall constantly faces environment, protecting the room from dampness, heat and cold. A wind, cold, water and an ultraviolet, influencing walls, reduce their durability, destroy. Especially it is actual for Moscow and northern regions, where damp summer and frosty winters, where rains – the frequent phenomenon, and high humidity – a usual thing.
In order that the wall staid as it is possible more long, it needs to be protected. Today the Russian siding is the most widespread material for protection and dressing of facades. In a network you can learn about the last practices of domestic and foreign production of a siding.
In what advantage of a siding for walls? Its main advantage – mechanical protection against external influences. In fact, the facade of the building becomes covered by full-fledged protective "armor" which serves as the buffer between environment and a wall. Other important advantage of a siding before other finishing materials is its ventilated properties. In the conditions of high humidity this quality more than is useful, the wall is aired, remains dry, so, is not damaged by a fungus. The siding is established on special fastenings, and directly the wall remains untouched. Thanks to such technology before installation it is not necessary to do repair of a facade, it is enough to clear a surface of garbage only. One more important the advantage of a siding is its combined design. Any broken element simply is replaced new, thus the design remains without changes, and the cost of such repair is minimum. In completion to everything, the siding is durable and at the correct operation will serve not one ten years.
Types of a siding and their difference. In the domestic market of facing materials some types of a siding are available. Let's consider each of them in more detail.
The metal siding is generally made from aluminum or steel. Generally it is applied at the industrial enterprises in view of its high fire-resistant qualities, however, main a shortcoming – fragility of a covering. Metal under the influence of water is exposed to corrosion and becomes useless. Behind such siding careful leaving is necessary.
The wooden siding is a little widespread and is seldom applied. It resembles "lining" superficially, and though is based on wooden fibers, more consists of synthetic glues. Such siding absorbs moisture and is not really good in the fire-prevention plan, add to it high cost, and the reasons of its unpopularity become clear.
Vinyl siding – an optimum combination of the price and quality. In it the durability, high operational qualities, a wide choice of coloring and low cost is combined. Besides vinyl is almost not subject to influences of environment and well resists even to mechanical damages. This type of a siding in cottage construction is especially popular, with its help to any building it is possible to give quickly tidy appearance and even the old house will begin to look in a new way.
Choosing a siding, it is necessary to remember that this material will protect your house on a front line therefore treat it with responsibility. Correctly picked up material – pledge of a beautiful facade and healthy nervous system.