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Steel Siding Inspection

Steel siding includes a variety of building cladding made from steel, which is an alloy of iron that contains a small amount of carbon. Long preferred as a siding material for industrial and commercial buildings because of its durability and lack of required maintenance, steel’s plain appearance has historically made it an unpopular choice for residential siding.  However, newer steel siding is gaining popularity for residential use because it addresses cosmetic considerations.  InterNACHI inspectors should familiarize themselves with it and can pass along maintenance tips to their clients who are considering new builds or renovations. Continue reading