Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber Cement, you’ve done a good job covering homes for a long time. It Amazing Plank’s time to cover everything

 

Fiber Cement History

Amazing Siding of Kansas City - Fiber Cement Siding - DemoAustrian in origin, Ludwig Hatschek patented fiber cement in Austria in 1901 and named it “Eternit” based on the Latin term “aeternitas” meaning everlasting. In 1903 the company Schweizerische Eternit-Werke AG began fabricating the material in the city of Niederurnen in Switzerland. Early fiber cement panels used asbestos fibers to add strength. Fiber cement products came about as a replacement for the widely used “asbestos cement sheeting” or “fibro”, manufactured until the 1980s.

Fiber Cement Composition

Fiber cement siding is a class of composite siding that is usually made from a combination of cement, cellulose (wood), sand, and water. They are either coated or painted in the factory or installed and then painted after installation. Fiber cement is popular for its realistic look, durability, and fire resistance. Composite siding products containing cellulose (wood fibers) have been shown to have problems with deterioration, delamination, or loss of coating adhesion in certain climates or under certain environmental conditions.

Fiber Cement Traditional uses

Good looks, durability, maintenance, and affordability [is what you can get with] fiber cement, a resilient mix of wood pulp and portland cement… with the look of painted wood clapboards, shingles, even stone or brick. [In more traditional times] nearly 15 percent of new homes…are clad with the stuff.  It’s even accepted for use in some historic districts.

Amazing Plank Siding

In this 21st Century with the newest consumers—millennials even home improvements must come up to their standards, standards they require of any business that they support.  Well, Amazing Siding has accepted that challenge and provided the next generation in siding, Amazing Plank!

Amazing Siding of Kansas City - Fiber Cement SidingAmazing Plank is a unique blend of beauty and performance with fewer seams, bold colors and superior installation requirements.  It has the look of freshly painted wood, without the maintenance. Amazing Plank’s unique engineering process allows for a stronger panel with a length that straightens and conceals any dips or contours on exterior walls. This incredible ability to smooth out flaws on a home combined with the authentic, beautiful appearance of freshly painted wood is sure to make any home the envy of the neighborhood!

All Amazing Plank colors incorporate acrylic all the way through the siding panel, ensuring that every one of the 22 vibrant color choices are consistent, durable, and fade resistant. Use of acrylic also makes it possible for Amazing Siding to be offered in bold colors that will add beauty and curb appeal to any home.

Amazing Plank’s distinctive formula also resists chipping, splintering and breaking. The ability to have a unique wood grain combined with these bold, fade resistant colors that never need repainting make it a must for every homeowner. A non-traditional siding with the look of luxurious woodgrain not found on typical sidings presents Amazing Plank with a distinct advantage over most vinyl products on the market.  When you add Amazing Wall insulation Neopor by Progressive Foam Technologies, you have a remodeled home exterior that is good for 45+ years guaranteed, including installation.  Yep, Amazing Plank has emerged in this 21st Century as the right siding for your home, and Amazing Siding in Kansas City KS is the right contractor to clad it for you.  Call us at 816.800.9844 now.

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