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Aluminum siding: a wise choice for commercial buildings

Are you an architect or general contractor working on a commercial building construction or renovation project? Are you perhaps thinking about installing aluminum exterior siding, but you’re wondering if it would be a wise choice considering the advantages and disadvantages of the material?

It isn’t always easy to choose the right kind of exterior siding, especially if you’re looking for an architectural feature that’s distinctive and esthetically pleasing, while still satisfying your client’s needs in terms of budget, durability and ease of maintenance. Although aluminum is a very attractive option, one if its main drawbacks is its price, which is often 15 to 40 percent higher than that of other traditional types of siding, such as brick, wood fiber, fiber cement, sheet metal, etc.

Have you considered the ALUPLANK solution?

ALUPLANK commercial-quality exterior siding

ALUPLANK aluminum exterior siding precisely responds to the needs and demands of commercial, institutional, residential and industrial construction and renovation projects. And it’s even becoming increasingly popular for use in large-scale residential complexes!

It’s equally ideal for application indoors or outdoors and can be installed horizontally, diagonally or vertically to cover walls, ceilings, soffits and more.

The properties of ALUPLANK

ALUPLANK is extruded aluminum siding with an oven-baked powder coating and thermofused film, ensuring incomparable maintenance-free durability.

This product offers optimal value for its price, while lending timeless warmth and richness to any building thanks to a wide variety of finishes, including imitation woodgrain and fine wood varieties that are virtually indistinguishable from the real thing.

What’s more, you can easily customize your project by choosing from the immense selection of monochrome colors that are available in the Benjamin Moore collection.

Whether you opt for V-joints, which accentuate the appearance of planks or boards, or butt joints, which create a smooth, sleek surface, no nails or other mounting hardware will be visible.

The advantages of aluminum siding like ALUPLANK

The advantages of this industrial siding are numerous, but the biggest one, without a doubt, is its price: since it’s sold directly from the manufacturer, you get high-quality aluminum siding at an affordable price that’s lower than that of traditional brick facing.

ALUPLANK is also:

  • Durable and maintenance-free
  • Simple, quick and affordable to install (reduction in direct labor costs)
  • Highly resistant to UV radiation, impacts and scratches
  • Resistant to graffiti
  • Rust-proof
  • Non-flammable
  • Ultra lightweight
  • Rigid and easy to handle
  • Simple, without excessive accessories
  • Backed by a 20-year warranty
  • Distinctive in appearance
  • Manufactured in standard 150 x 5850 mm dimensions (no custom production necessary)
  • Easy to cut and install (interlocking boards)
  • Perfect for creating decorative architectural lines
  • Packaged with a plastic film to protect finished surfaces
  • Compliant with LEED certification
  • 100% recyclable
  • Free of volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

For building construction or renovation projects using ALUPLANK aluminum exterior siding, contact Promark today!