Is your home looking bland, washed up, or growing algae?
It might be time for some new siding!
Here at National Home Improvements, our teams of siding contractors are available to give your home a facelift with the highest quality of materials in the industry. With a variety of color palettes to choose from, homeowners will be able to express their style through an updated look. Properly installing siding is crucial when it comes to protecting a home’s exterior. Our professional siding contractors see far too many times the damages that can occur from not installing it correctly, so this is why they take every precaution necessary to ensure that the job is done safely and correctly!
We Provide New Siding Contractor Services in the Following Areas
- Morris County
- Somerset County
- Union County
- Monmouth County
- Middlesex County
- Essex County
- Bergen County
- Hudson County
Take Care of Siding Problems Affordably with our NJ Siding Services
Dented aluminum siding, peeling paint, discolored siding, or a serious algae problem are all unsightly siding issues that should be taken care of sooner rather than later. But whenever there is a problem, there is also an opportunity! With affordable and high quality siding contractor New Jersey services from National Home Improvements, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy beautiful and long-lasting siding which will instantly improve your New Jersey home’s appearance and value.
It is possible to deal with siding issues efficiently and affordably by having beautiful new and long-lasting siding professionally installed by the experts from National Home Improvements. No matter the material or specific color you need, we can provide you with the precise siding you’re looking for to improve your home’s exterior. Plus- when you choose National Home Improvements for siding contractor New Jersey services, you can trust that we’ll install your siding correctly. We take great care in doing things right the first time, and this commitment to high quality top-notch service is one of the myriad reasons why our customers continue choosing us for professional home improvement solutions.
If it’s time to say good bye to ugly old siding, then simply contact us for affordable and high quality siding contractor solutions. Give us a call today at 908-301-6696 and tell us about your siding needs. You can also learn more today about our professional siding services and our other home improvement New Jersey solutions by browsing through our website.
Contact National Home Improvements today if your home is far overdue for a makeover—our experienced siding contractors are ready to help!
Types of Residential Siding
- Wood Siding
- Aluminum Siding
- Vinyl Siding
- Fiber Cement Siding
Residential Siding Styles
- Dutchlap Siding
- Clapboard Siding
- Board & Batten
- Cedar Shake Siding
- Rough Split Shake Siding
- Scallop Siding
Common Siding Problems
- Bad Siding
- Dented Aluminum
- Peeling Paint
- Poor Quality Paint
- Discolored Siding
- Cracked Stucco
- Peeling Shakes
NJ Siding Manufacturers
- James Hardie
Real wood siding is a classic, traditional choice to protect a home’s exterior walls; unfortunately it requires a lot of maintenance i.e.; regular painting/staining and careful maintenance or it will rot, warp, crack or split. Plywood or hardwood sheet siding (also known as engineered wood siding) is manufactured to look like real wood but doesn’t require as much maintenance.
With the maintenance associated with wood siding came the desire for a cost effective and visually stimulating alternative. Aluminum siding fit the bill and has evolved over the years into a very low maintenance and popular siding choice for newer homes. So some time in the 1950’s Aluminum that was cast with a wood grain look was sold by “Tin Men” all over the country. Over time however, aluminum did require some maintenance and didn’t offer as much insulation as once thought.
Is cheaper than its predecessor aluminum siding. We know that you cannot dent vinyl siding. If you try hitting aluminum siding with a baseball bat, you will find out that aluminum siding dents and is almost impossible to repair. Vinyl siding also comes in a variety of solid colors and blends. Once thought that Aluminum baked on enamel finish will last forever, we now know that finish doesn’t last forever, and painting will be required. Vinyl Siding does come in a variety of styles i.e.; Clapboard, Dutchlap, and a Cedar impression, all of these have the wood grain finish as well as insulation both full back and insulation installed on the house prior to hanging the vinyl siding. In the “Green” world
Fiber cement siding is made from powdered cement and cellulose fiber, compressed into a panel and baked at high temperatures. Older versions of this siding used asbestos fiber to prevent fires, but this material is considered dangerous to installation and manufacturing workers. Vinyl siding is made primarily from polyvinyl chloride, a type of plastic, extruded into molds. Fiber cement siding has a much higher up-front cost than vinyl siding, but will balance out over the life time of the house as vinyl will most likely be replaced!
As one of the premier siding contractors in NJ, National Home Improvements has the experience and the expertise to work with a variety of residential siding.
Dutch lap vinyl siding recreates the look of a hand crafted wood siding that exudes traditional style and architecture. Dutch lap vinyl siding differs from regular siding, which uses flat panels that overlap each other on a slight angle. Dutch lap siding tends to be more rigid than flat paneled siding, making it easier to install. In terms on durability in extreme weather and heat, Dutch Lap Vinyl Siding is equal to a clapboard siding.
Clapboard is what most people think of when they imagine vinyl siding – long horizontal panels that overlap one another all the way up the outside of a home or building. In the past, clapboard siding could look uneven and irregular. Today, vinyl siding manufacturers have refined the process with beveled and tapered boards that create a uniform and attractive cladding alternative. Clapboard vinyl siding is available in many different widths, lengths and profiles.
is made to evoke a comfortable and rugged charm using vinyl panels that resemble cedar wood with a rough split shake shingle. They often use random wood grain lines with staggered edges for each shake to create a traditional and authentic look and feel to a home. certain siding manufacturers produce vinyl siding panels that are made to resemble the look of cedar siding with realistic wood grains and often staggered patterns. This vinyl siding style is ideal for homes that are out in nature and want to reflect their natural setting while greatly minimizing the amount of maintenance that real cedar wood siding demands.
Board-and-batten describes a type of exterior siding or interior paneling that has alternating wide boards and narrow wooden strips, called battens. The boards are usually (but not always) one foot wide. The boards may be placed horizontally or vertically. The battens are usually (but not always) about 1/2 inch wide. These battens are placed over the seams between the boards. is a rustic siding style that features alternating wide and narrow vertical panels or boards. This vinyl siding style is a simple approach to home siding that is often associated with historical homes and barns.
Scallop shingles add decorative flair, perfect for gables and architectural elements. The soft curves and shadows provide just the right graceful touch, with a splash of color to provide the perfect accent for the rest of your home. Half round shingle vinyl siding is most commonly only used as an accent in gables usually (due to cost) or in some cases in entirety on historic homes. Normal quantities range from fifty to a few hundred square feet depending on what type of accent you are looking for or what application. This product creates a very specific and charming look. Its scalloped edges are distinctive and it is available in a multitude of colors, giving homeowners both the freedom and the flexibility they desire.
Along with a range of colors and textures, vinyl siding also comes in design varieties that offer you more options when considering siding choices for your home. In addition to vinyl log siding, brick vinyl siding can add a unique accent or foundational aesthetic to your home. Simulating the appearance of conventional brick, brick vinyl siding can be installed in less time, at less cost, and with less risk of wear and tear over the years. Brick vinyl siding comes in panels instead of strips, and is raised and textured to simulate the appearance of true brick. It can make your home more elegant or more contemporary depending on how you use it.
One of the biggest misconceptions in Vinyl siding is that it comes seamless. The more popular Brands come in 12’8″ and 16′ lengths, some manufacturers even produce lengths as long as 20′ in a limited selection of colors. Unless your house is 20 feet long, there will be seams regardless. When installed by a good installer the seams will be less visible, but there nonetheless.
Siding Installation Process
Every contractor worth their hammer and nails should have a process for the work they do. At National, we have documented process that all of our teams follow to ensure a consistent high level of quality, which translates into more value for you and your home.
1- Determine if the old siding will be removed (it is always advised to remove old siding if it is in the budget). Examples when you do keep the old siding:
- Cedar shakes (if you don’t want to incur the cost)
- If you are going to keep the old siding, it is highly
2 – Remove the actual siding
3 – Visually inspect for damage, replace if necessary. Install Vapor Barrier, house wrap, or/and insulation if necessary
4 – Install the starter strip at the bottom of the house
5 – Install outside corner posts
6 – Install J-channel, Lineal, or crown headers around windows and doors
7 – Install the horizontal siding above the starters and around corner posts and J-channel.
8 – Wrap and cap all windows, doors, fascia, rake boards.
9 – Install gutters/leaders if necessary.
10 – Clean up
National Home Improvements has extensive experience installing a wide variety of siding. From the siding removal to insulation to installation, National is the expert siding contractor you need to have your siding lasts for a lifetime. NHI is NJ’s top siding contractor, a contractor that will handle your most challenging siding projects. Not only that, National will also warranty and guarantee all their work.
Siding has evolved greatly over the past 20 years. Vinyl siding was introduce to replace the expensive and hard to maintain aluminum and asbestos siding. From there emerged four companies that now provide the highest quality siding around. Whether you’re looking for vinyl or fiber cement siding, these companies over a wide variety of options from hollow back to insulated to shake siding.
- Charter Oak Energy Elite
- Charter Oak XXL
- Charter Oak XL
- Charter Oak
- Board & Batten
- Williamsport Colonial Beaded
- Cypress Creek Variegated Siding
- CenterLock Energy Choice
- CenterLocksiding manufacturers
- Odyssey Plus
- Coventry by Alside
National Home Improvements in NJ has exclusive relationship with Alside that yield amazing siding products at affordable cost. Our direct relationship with the manufacturers provides the homeowner with saving that another companies can’t offer.
- American Legend
- Board and Batten
- Carolina Beaded
- Cedar Impressions
- siding manufacturers
- Restoration Smooth
- T2 Beaded
National Home Improvements have been a Certainteed siding contractor for over 12 years. Certainteed siding is among the manufacturers that National works with.
- Crane Board
- Park View
- Premium Pointe 360
- American Dream Edge
- Carolina Sands
- Marketing Square
- Architectural Essentials
- Hardie Plank Lap Siding
- Hardie Shingle Siding
- Hardie Panel Vertical Siding
- Hardie Trim Boards
- Artisan Exterior Design
- Colorplus Technology
- Weather Barrier
Certainteed Siding is one of the leading manufactures for siding. Certainteed offers horizontal siding, vertical siding, vinyl trim, shake and shingle siding, and soffits.
Board and Batten
Vinyl Carpentry Decorative Trim
Cedar Impressions® Triple 5″ Straight Edge Perfection Shingles
Cedar Impressions® Double 7″ Straight Edge Perfection Shingles
Cedar Impressions® Double 7″ Staggered Perfection Shingles
Cedar Impressions® Double 7″ Straight Edge Rough-Split Shakes
Cedar Impressions® Double 9″ Staggered Rough-Split Shakes
Cedar Impressions® 6 1/4″ Half-Round Shingles
Northwoods® Single 7″ Straight Edge Rough-Split Shakes
Northwoods® Single 9″ Staggered Rough-Split Shakes
Northwoods® Single 10″ Random Hand-Split Shakes
CedarBoards™ Insulated Siding
CedarBoards™ XL Insulated Siding
Wolverine Restoration Smooth™
Carolina Beaded™Monogram by Certainteed
Wolverine American Legend™
CedarBoards™ Insulated Board & Batten – Single 12″f
Board & Batten – Single 8″
Board & Batten – Single 8″
Beaded Triple 2″
Triple 3 1/3″American Legend
Ironmax™ Double 5″
Universal Triple 4″
Beaded Triple 2″
Triple 3 1/3″
Ironmax™ Double 5″
Universal Triple 4″
Value Triple 4″ & Double 5″
Vinyl Carpentry® Decorative TrimCarolina Beaded
Cedar Impressions® Triple 5″ Straight Edge Perfection Mitered Corner post
Cedar Impressions® Double 7″ Straight Edge Perfection Shingles Mitered Corne rpost
Cedar Impressions® Double 7″ Straight Edge Perfection Shingles INSIDE Corner post
Cedar Impressions® Double 7″ Straight Edge Rough-Split Shakes Corner post
Cedar Impressions® Double 7″ Staggered Perfection Shingles Mitered Corner post
Cedar Impressions® Double 9″ Staggered Rough-Split Mitered Corner post
Residential Siding Costs
Vinyl siding, when it first came out 50 years ago, quickly achieved a bad reputation for curling and cracking. Shortly after, manufactures adjusted and started to produce high quality siding and it quickly became the best investment. In recent years,
Vinyl siding has been the most recommended type of siding for NJ largely due to the net return on the investment. Vinyl siding gives you the leverage to choose the look you want for a relatively inexpensive price. Combine that with the luxury of never needing to repaint nor maintain, and vinyl siding becomes an easy choice!
What to Expect
The following are some of you should expect in terms of cost. Please understand that home improvement is one of the hardest things to put a general price on because costs can vary greatly depending on the current condition of the house.
- $5-$8 per square foot if installed by our NJ siding contractors.
- Quality, thickness and value of insulation affects the cost and return on investment.
- Generally higher quality siding will cost in the range of $7-$8 per square foot but will yield a much better increase in home value and energy savings. Cheapest bid almost always yield long and short term issues and is strongly recommended to avoid. Siding is is multi-layered operation in which low bidders tend to “cut” some or many corners in order to reduce cost.
- A typical 1,800 square home costs $12,800 to replace. Note, siding is measured by height x width x length and is not related to the size of the home on the inside.
What is Included
Expect the following to be included in the cost of the siding. Please always refer to your agreement for specifics as to what is include. The following is only a guideline.
- Expect the following to be included in the cost of the siding. Please always refer to your agreement for specifics as to what is included. The following is only a guideline.
- .035 to .055 of thickness with premium siding at .40 to .48. Thinner siding risks long term cracks, sag, or tear in inclement weather conditions
- Basic colors, most lighter tone. Darker color siding needs to be manufactured differently since it will absorb heat at higher rate.
- Proper installation is a must when replacing your siding. Manufacturers of siding required product specific instructions of how it should be installed. a spotty contractor will ignore these instruction which could lead to void of warranty, cracks, and leaks.
Expect to Pay Additional For
- Premium Colors
- Trim, crown molding, corner boards, soffits, and gutters
- If you’re previous siding was made from materials that has environmental concerns.
What to Look for When Shopping
- Ask if the vinyl siding contractor has done many siding jobs in NJ.
- Check to the Better Business Rating…make sure there are outstanding complaints. If the business isn’t even on there, then there are a good chance that they haven’t done enough jobs nor have been around long enough.
- Ask details of warranty. Siding that offer a lifetime warranty tend to be a reputable company to go with.
One of our goals at National Home Improvements is to ensure that all of our clients and prospective clients have the information they need to make smart, educated decisions about their homes. Only by being informed can you be confident that you are getting value out of your home improvement projects and that they will serve as an asset for you for many years.