Colorado Springs is notorious for its extreme weather. Winters are cold and snowy, summers are just the opposite, and during the spring, homeowners have to watch out for hail that can potentially damage their siding. Durability is a critical factor when choosing siding for your home. Below, we’ve listed some of the strongest, most durable siding options for Colorado Springs residents to choose from.


Siding Durability: Important Factors to Consider

When it comes to choosing your siding, it’s important to not only think about how it will look on your home, but also how well it will hold up over the years. You want to choose something with staying power and longevity so that you get the most out of your investment. Therefore, it’s important to consider aspects like:

  • Rot resistance
  • Mold/fungal decay
  • Hail and impact resistance
  • Fire resistance
  • Freeze/thaw weatherability
  • Fade/UV protection


Three Durable Siding Options for Colorado Springs Homes

Now that you understand the importance of durability, let’s talk about some good siding options for the Colorado Springs are. Here are three great brands that we recommend:

1. LP SmartSide

If you like the look of wood siding, you may want to consider LP SmartSide. LP SmartSide offers a similar aesthetic to natural cedar, but is much stronger and more durable.

2. Diamond Kote

Diamond Kote is another great wood siding alternative. This siding brand uses LP SmartSide to create their boards and planks, then “paints” them with fade-resistant pigments extracted from natural rocks.

3. James Hardie

James Hardie is another trustworthy option when it comes to durability. Made from fiber cement, James Hardie offers all the protection that Colorado Springs homes need including pest, fire, moisture, and mold resistance.


Find the Right Option for Your Home

Call our office today to speak to an expert about siding options for your Colorado Springs home.

Martin Faith is the founder and owner of Scottish Home Improvements. In 2002, Martin became inspired to start his own siding company after he had a negative experience with a local contractor. His goal was to set a new standard for the industry by providing excellent customer service. Today, Scottish Home Improvements is the top Elite Preferred James Hardie contractor in the state of Colorado. Over the years, Martin's company has received numerous awards and recognitions including 12 consecutive gold stars and an A+ Rating from the BBB as well as the James Hardie President's Club Award.