The durability of your aluminum siding is worth investing in.
If you’re thinking of replacing your aluminum siding, think again! While the original paint on your siding will wear down, chalk and fade; the aluminum underneath can last almost indefinitely. Vinyl replaced aluminum in the 1980s as the more affordable maintenance-free siding option and while it does have its perks, it’s most definitely worth it to keep your aluminum siding around.
Powder means it’s time to paint.
Powdering or chalkingof your aluminum siding doesn’t mean it’s dirty. It means the protective resins that lock pigments into place have eroded due to years of UV degradation, leaving the pigments exposed and causing them to turn into powder. Powdered siding sure isn’t great to look at, but if you keep power washing that powder off, you’re literally sanding down your paint film with water, losing even more protection. Luckily, all your aluminum siding needs is the reinforcement and protection of our self cross-linking paint for siding.
Dents? Bare to the metal? You can still paint your aluminum siding.
Dents here and there don’t mean you have to replace your aluminum siding. We can easily repair and smooth out any dents to create the perfect canvas for painting. And even if the original paint film has completely worn down and your siding is bare to the metal, you’re in luck because aluminum is one of those surfaces that holds up to paint really well!
Here’s one of our favorite aluminum siding transformations!
We gave Kelly’s original yellow aluminum siding the update (and protection) it needed.See More Transformations
Frequently asked questions
When does your painting season begin and end?
Our paints and coatings are formulated with resins and additives that allow us to paint in any temperature above freezing point (0°C). This means that our painting season usually begins around mid-April and ends in November.
How long does it take to complete a project?
For painting exterior siding, we do a thorough power-wash before the actual day of the paint application. This can last anywhere between 2 and 5 hours depending on the size of the home. Surface preparation for doors and windows occurs on the same day. Regardless of the size of the project, the actual paint application is typically done in one day. Having said that, we definitely won’t skimp out on quality just to get a home done in a day. If needed for a flawless finish, we’ll take the extra time. If your renewal involves several different colours, we’ll need a little extra time to completely finish the project.