Fiber cement is a type of cement which is used to make the house stringer. Many things are mixed together to form fiber cement. These things include wood pulp, sand, water, and Portland cement. This mixture is a durable material and builders can use this mixture to create different types of textures. Water is used in the mixture so that other content can dissolve easily. Water also helpsthe mixture to harden after application. If there is a crack in the siding, then siding replacement is required. There are many reasons because of which people like to apply this cement. Some of these reasons are as follows.
Increase in return on investment (ROI)
If a person wants to remodel his house, then he should use fiber cement. This will help him in getting return on investment easily. It has been estimated that when fiber cement is used in remodeling then the ROI of the house increases up to 90% or even more. The estimation has been taken out on the basis of the cost of remodeling and the selling value of the house.
Fiber cement is made up of a mixture of different materials. The cement is durable and works for a long time. It does not have any effect of weather, heat, cold, and other things. People can repaint the siding if they want that the siding should have a different color. Cleaning the fiber cement is also very easy. People can clean it with plain water and a small amount of detergent. There is no need to use any harsh chemical like acid to clean the cement.
Prevention from damage
Siding is placed outside the home to protect it from various environmental factors. The siding protects the house from various pests like termites. The cement cannot be damaged by any kind of pests so its life is very long. The cement also protects the house from the growth of molds, algae, or other kinds of pests. Another advantage is that the siding does not have any effect of fire. As it does not catch fire easily, many companies are preferring the installation of fiber cement siding.
Fiber cement is very strong and durable and this is so because of the presence of various materials like wooden pulp, water, sand, etc. Siding replacement is not needed regularly. Even if the house is being renovated, only repainting of the siding can be done to give it a new look. The home will be sealed and will be protected from pest and environmental; damages.
The siding made by the fiber cement has great insulating power. It is so because of its thickness. It prevents the escape of heat during winter and cool air during summer.
These are some of the advantages of using fiber cement siding. The home is protected from environmental factors and from pests and molds. Fiber cement has a long life so after installation, people need not worry about replacement or maintenance. It is easy to clean and if people want, they can repaint it to give it a new look.