Need Siding Added to Your Newly Constructed Home?

If you’re in the Kansas City area and are currently in the process of having you’re your home built and you still need siding installed, look no further than to Bordner group. We’re accustomed to working with both home and commercial builders all around the Kansas City metro area to integrate seamless siding for new construction projects. Or goal is to help ensure that your siding is installed on-time and on-budget by one of our highly trained siding teams. There’s no job too big or too small for our crews and all work is ensured daily by a an on-site foreman as well as a staff supervisor who checks each jobsite every step along the way.

From Bordner:

After each new construction siding job is completed, a 17-point inspection is performed to ensure the quality of work meets our high standards. And, as all builders know, having subcontractors who provide a quick, competent response to callback requests is crucial to customer satisfaction and long-term success. At Bordner, the goal of our highly trained and experienced service department is “Next Day Service” for all callback requests across Kansas and Missouri.

If you’d like more information on how we can help you with your new home construction or for a siding estimate, contact Bordner installation group today at (816) 358-2102.

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2 Reasons Fiber Cement Is a Great Alternative to Wood Siding

As we mentioned in our post earlier this week, there are many alternatives to wood siding if you’re looking for an option that’s low-maintenance and fiber cement siding is one of them. Today, we’d like to discuss this option in more detail and explore a few of the reasons that it’s such a great option for any home.

As we mentioned in our post earlier this week, there are many alternatives to wood siding if you’re looking for an option that’s low-maintenance and fiber cement siding is one of them. Today, we’d like to discuss this option in more detail and explore a few of the reasons that it’s such a great option for any home.

The first of those reasons is because it is extremely durable and long-lasting. This revolutionary material can withstand a wide variety of harsh weather conditions including extreme temperatures and hurricane-force winds! Additionally, it resists wood-boring insects like termites and can deflect UV rays.

The second reason is because of its vast aesthetic appeal. This awesome material comes in more than 20 colors and can also be made to resemble wood siding, stucco or masonry, making it extremely versatile if you’re trying to match it up to existing siding. It also comes in many different siding contours and styles, including typical lap siding, shakes, shingles and vertical panels.

For more information on how we can help install fiber cement siding on your home, contact Bordner today!

More Siding FAQs

As Bordner mentioned in our post last week, we often get many questions about siding and so we wanted to take some time to answer a few of the most frequently asked ones from our readers. Last week’s post discussed things like the effects that proper siding can have on utility bills, what the energy Star Program is and the comprehensive lifespan of siding. This week, well touch on a few others to help make the process of both shopping for siding and knowing what questions to ask your contractor, just a little bit easier.

From Bordner:

Is it customary for all siding service providers to replace areas of rotted wood before installing new siding?

No, not all siding installers replace the rotted wood. However, at Bordner, we replace all the rotted wood before we install your siding. The price you receive from us includes replacement of all visible wood rot. Sometimes wood rot and other siding problems are hidden and is not discovered until the old siding is removed. We always maintain open communication with our homeowners and never cover up existing wood rot.

Is there a siding option available that’s more maintenance-free than wood siding?

To achieve the look of wood, without the maintenance, you should consider fiber cement siding. Fiber cement siding is available in a wide variety of finishes, colors and textures, won’t rot, is impervious to wood-boring insects, and resists the aging effects of UV rays.

What’s the average cost for siding repair or replacement?

The best way to determine the cost of repairing or replacing your siding is to call Bordner at (816) 358-2102 or contact us online for a no-obligation analysis and estimate. When you contact us, one of Bordner’s highly trained home improvement consultants will schedule a time to inspect your siding, discuss repair and replacement options, and provide you an estimate.

Remember, for all your siding installation and repair needs in the Kansas City area, contact Bordner today.

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Your Siding Questions Answered

Some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive here at Bordner revolve around siding and what it can and cannot do for your home. So we’ve decided to share some answers to FAQ about siding with our blog readers. This is the first installment of the series of siding FAQs and we’ll be posting a second installment soon. In the meantime, please let us know if this has been helpful or if there are questions about siding of your own that you still have.

From Bordner:

Can my utility bills decrease if I add siding to my home?

Yes it will. Bordner offers vinyl siding that has an R-value of up to 5.0, which is the highest R-factor of all siding options available.

Can you explain the Energy Star program and how it works?

The Energy Star Program was started by the EPA and the US Department of Energy to help consumers in the recognition of energy saving products. This program also promotes the environmental and economic benefits to these siding products through the Energy Star label. At Bordner, Energy Star endorses all of our products.

What’s a realistic expectation for the lifespan of siding on my home?

Most people are under the impression that all siding is the same. However, fiber cement and vinyl siding perform differently than other siding types, and are available in different levels of quality and longevity. The standard rule is – “the cheaper the price, the shorter the life of the product.” At Bordner, all of our siding products come with a lifetime warranty that protects your siding against fading, as well as unique manufacturers’ warranties for each product, along with our installation warranty and satisfaction guarantee. Our siding products include the best warranties on the market. This does not, however, make them the most expensive. All of our products are priced to fit your budget.

Contact Bordner today to learn more about how we can help you choose the siding that’s best for your home.

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Fire-resistant Roofing and Siding

It’s hot out. There’s absolutely, undeniable, without a doubt no arguments there! And the heat blazing around out there can get downright uncomfortable at times. With that being said, there’s more that comes along with high temperatures than just a little discomfort and high cooling bills. There’s also the threat of fires. This is a reality all over the United States because when conditions become more arid and scorching around this time of year—as they tend to do with high temperatures and little rain—fires become easier to ignite and spread. For this reason, Bordner would like to highlight a few fire-resistant roofing and siding option available out there today from This Old House.

Fiberglass-Based Asphalt Shingles

Recycled-Rubber Tile

Metal Tile

Clay Tile

Slate

Stone Veneer

Fiber Cement

Exterior Insulation Finish Systems

Treated Wood

Masonry

Contact Bordner today to learn more about the roofing and siding option we have available!

Benefits of Cool Metal Roofing in the Summer

As record temperatures soar this summer, especially here in Missouri, it’s important to reduce energy use and costly spending where possible—otherwise cooling bills can get pretty expensive! If you’re a homeowner in the market to renovate or replace your existing roof this summer, cool metal roofing should be at the top of your list for saving money, contributing to energy waste reduction, and style selection. After all, the cooling benefits of metal are endless and so are the savings possibilities. Plus, when you consider the fact that buildings account for more than two-thirds of national electricity consumption and more than one-third of total primary energy use, making yours more efficient with a metal roof looks like more of a great idea with each passing moment.

Here are just a few of the benefits of metal roofing from the Metal Roofing Alliance:

  • Metal Roofing reduces cooling and heating energy usage, sometimes up to 40% in certain geographical regions.
  • You have choices between reflective, highly emissive cool metal roofs, pre-painted, granular coated, unpainted, and more.
  • For homes in regions where the summers are more extreme, certain brands of cool metal roofing can not only deflect heat absorption in the attic, but also re-emit most solar radiation up to 90%!

Contact Bordner today to learn more about the benefits of metal roofing!

Unico Microbrew Fest Happening Soon

What’s a great way to beat the heat in the summertime? How about a cold glass of microbrewed beer? Craft beer is gaining more and more in popularity with each year, which means the exposure to these great beers is becoming larger and larger. It’s no wonder, too, because plenty of these beers are some of the most incredible tastes you will ever try.

Don’t believe us? Well don’t just take our word for it; make plans to go check out the UNICO Microbrew Festival at Zona Rosa on August 14th. This awesome fest is going to feature some of the most popular microbrews in the nation, and you can come out and sample them all. National favorites like Stone Brewery, New Belgium, Shock Top, and Southern Tier will all be in attendance, serving some of the most amazing brews available anywhere in the country.

Heading out to this great microbrew fest is a great way to try new beers you may have never heard of before, and you can also end up making plenty of new friends! Get a group of your closest pals and head out to Zona Rosa the weekend after next and discover the wonderful world of microbrewing!

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Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal with New Siding

While there are many things that can be done to the outside of your home to improve its curb appeal and increase its appraisal value, there are a few select improvements that you can make that both improve the home’s value and fortify its exterior. Improving its siding is just one of them—in doing so with the proper choice of siding, you can create a strong first-line of defense for your home’s comfort and longevity.

If you’re located in Kansas City or a surrounding suburb and you’re in the market to improve your home’s siding, let Bordner help. We offer a variety of vinyl siding and fiber cement siding options to help you find a look that matches your style, and a high-quality product that will protect your home for years to come.

Bordner’s siding installation experts receive ongoing education and training to ensure the best results for our customers, and it shows. In addition to positive reviews from our siding customers, we’ve been awarded Master Craftsman status by CertainTeed and Certified Expert status by the Vinyl Siding Institute.

So don’t wait, call us today at 816-974-6824 to learn more of visit our website and request a free consultation and estimate.

Why Should You Choose Bordner Installation Group?

It’s not too tough to flip through the pages of your local yellow pages and find a more than a handful of contractors that consider themselves to be trusted and reliable. At Bordner, we let our past clients do the vouching for us. For over two decades, we’ve been serving the Kansas City area for all of their high-quality roofing, siding and window-replacement needs. Our 40,000+ satisfied customers never hesitate to give us rave reviews.

Jerry Fleenor, one of the faces behing Bordner

Take a look at what a past Independence, MO customer had to say:

“Bordner honestly exceeded our expectations. We felt that you really cared about our home, and our wants and needs. We felt comfortable dealing with you, and are glad we picked Bordner over the numerous “Joe’s Roofing” companies that came by after the storm. With Bordner, we had peace of mind, professionalism and satisfaction guaranteed.”

Call (816) 358-2102 today for a list of our references or to schedule a consultation with one of our roofing advisors.

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