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Bellwether has expertise in all areas of Colorado home construction and exterior remodels, including siding replacement, window replacement, insulation, gutters, paint, and exterior design, and we believe in creating beautiful homes. Our siding experts and in-house design team will craft a home exterior that you love, making your house the place you feel most at-home. Our high standards and commitment to best practices will ensure that, whatever your style-choice, your home will be comfortable, dry, and protected, so you can focus on designing a space that looks and feels like the beautiful home of your dreams.

When it is time to choose your home’s siding, let our design team help you find the best option for your tastes and design goals.

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What is siding?

Siding, or wall cladding, is the protective material attached to the exterior walls of a house or other building. Siding materials drive your home’s appearance and style, but siding is also a necessary, functional element of your home’s construction and efficiency. Home siding is a reliable and economical way to beautify and protect your home, with plenty of options to satisfy different tastes and budgets.

When it comes to siding profiles, there are many different options to consider. These various joinery techniques are all secure against environmental elements, and so the method you choose is most dependent on taste and design goals. At Bellwether, whatever siding profile you choose, we adhere to the highest standard of materials and installation practices so that you can focus on a home design that you love.

What are siding profiles?

Siding profiles refer to the “look” of your home siding, or how it is installed to create your home siding design. There are many different joinery methods that achieve these siding profiles, including lap siding, board and batten siding, shingle or shake siding, cottage or dutch lap siding, nickel gap or ship lap siding, v-groove, and channel rusting siding.

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What is board and batten siding?

Simply put, board and batten siding is a siding installation method in which siding planks are installed vertically, along side each other, and then a smaller board, or a batten, is installed on top of the vertical planks at the seam to cover up the space between.

This differs from other siding options, such as shingle/shake—shakes are split and shingles are sawn smooth—which cuts and tapers the shingles in an overlapping pattern; or lap siding, in which planks are laid horizontally across the wall, starting from the bottom and building up, the board below overlapped by the board above. Lap siding can also include cottage or Dutch lap and nickel gap, more commonly known as ship lap.

Board and batten siding usually uses 4×10 panels on the wall, and then a batten is placed every four feet. Stylistically, board and batten siding creates a clean and multi-dimensional effect that is popular in older Midwestern-style architecture as well as the current farmhouse style. It is often used on higher walls or gable walls because of its elongating effect.

Do I have to use certain materials for the board and batten method?

Board and batten siding resembles an old rural look, but that does not mean it has to be crafted in wood. In fact, our Bellwether experts advise against wood siding for Colorado homes, assuring our homeowners that choosing a different material does not mean sacrificing their design goals.

The board and batten joinery technique can be accomplished with any siding material. We recommend James Hardie fiber cement siding because it is resistant to fire, extreme temperatures, moisture damage, and baking sun. Made from strong, composite elements, fiber cement siding preserves it performance integrity and its beauty. James Hardie fiber cement siding can be infused with any color of your choice, include 19 color choices from the Statement Collection, such as Arctic White, Timber Bark, and Gray Slate, and more than 700 curated color options in the James Hardie Dream Collection.

The Bellwether in-house design team can work with you to find the siding profile, siding material, and beautiful color that meets your style goals for the home of your dreams.

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We understand that the idea of remodeling your home can be exciting but can also feel overwhelming. We designed a simple process to make exterior remodeling easy & fun.

4. Pre construction meeting

Unique to Bellwether, we offer a pre construction meeting where we provide a clear and detailed scope before we begin building.

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It's not over until you say so. We value your satisfaction with our product above all else. We offer final walkthrough to guarantee you are pleased.

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More Reasons to Partner With Bellwether Exterior Designs & Renovation Experts

Our team is proud to serve our homeowners on the Front range of Colorado. We know the unique needs of our clients and deeply care about the look and durability of your home’s exterior. Our team of experts are here to guide you through the process of repairing or replacing your home’s siding and windows.

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Still Not Convinced?

More Reasons to Partner With Bellwether Exterior Designs & Renovation Experts

Our team is proud to serve our homeowners on the Front range of Colorado. We know the unique needs of our clients and deeply care about the look and durability of your home’s exterior. Our team of experts are here to guide you through the process of repairing or replacing your home’s siding and windows.

30 - year Product Warranty | 15 - year Finish Warranty

Exellent Service & Support Throughout Project Lifecycle

Personalized Exterior Design Service

3D & HD Renderings of Your Home

Frequently Asked Questions

Board and batten siding is a popular siding installation method in which siding planks are installed vertically, alongside each other, and then a smaller board, or a batten, is installed on top of the vertical planks at the seam to cover up the space between.

Board and batten siding resembles an old rural look. Stylistically, board and batten siding creates a clean and multi-dimensional effect that is popular in older Midwestern-style architecture as well as the current popular farmhouse style.

The board and batten style can be accomplished with any siding material. We recommend James Hardie fiber cement siding because it is resistant to fire, extreme temperatures, moisture damage, and baking sun.

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