Alside Charter Oak is a Consumer Reports Best Buy for Siding!

For the first time in more than a decade, Consumer Reports (CR) conducted testing of siding products to find the highest quality offering at the best price. Alside Charter Oak was among 10 products tested in the Siding program and rated on multiple criteria such as temperature impact, wind and color change. The unbiased ratings were based on satisfaction scores from real consumers, and not only did Alside Charter Oak make the list, it was the top-rated vinyl siding! 

Charter Oak has the winning combination of performance and price, and at $95 per square, it’s the only Best Buy in CR’s siding ratings. It excelled in evaluations of rigidity, wind resistance and colorfastness, and came out on top due to its exceptional quality. Read on to find out more about Alside Charter Oak! 

 

Why Vinyl Siding? 

The combination of beauty, low maintenance and affordability has made vinyl siding the most popular cladding material in North America. It can boost your curb appeal, save you time on maintenance, and with steadfast durability, your house will be protected from costly damage by moisture and insects. Another draw to vinyl siding is that it virtually pays for itself. According to Consumer Reports, homeowners who install vinyl siding will recoup about 75 percent of the cost when they sell their property. 

 

About Charter Oak Premium Vinyl Siding

Alside Charter Oak is a horizontal vinyl siding that combines the authentic beauty of wood with unrivaled durability, performance and maintenance freedom. Known and loved for its exceptional quality, Charter Oak possesses the beauty of freshly painted wood siding without the worry of rotting, splitting or insect damage. All it requires is the occasional rinse with a garden hose to keep it looking good as new! And with the Charter Oak color palette, it’s easy to mix and match complementary shades to create a gorgeous exterior, no matter your architectural style! 

Its exclusive TriBeam® system provides unparalleled panel rigidity and superior wind resistance. It helps ensure straight course lines and even walls on both new and existing homes. The rolled-edge nail hem gives Charter Oak its superior ability to resist the force of extreme winds. The result: Charter Oak is five times more rigid than other leading brands, and it has been independently tested to resist Category 5 hurricane force winds. 

Not only is it high quality and sustainable, Charter Oak is also an eco-friendly choice. On top of conserving wood and other natural resources often used for building materials, vinyl siding never needs to be painted. This reduces the amount of paint, stain and maintenance-related materials into the solid waste stream. 

If you’re on the hunt for a beautiful, durable and maintenance-free siding to remodel your home, look no further than Alside Charter Oak, a Consumer Reports Best Buy!