Q: Will vinyl cladding insulate my home?
A: Our Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards are fully insulated and will certainly boost the energy efficiency of a home. The range of temperature variation inside your house will be reduced, making it cooler in summer and warmer in winter. This can lead to significant savings in energy costs and benefits to the environment. Insulation against noise will also be improved by the application of our insulated vinyl wall lining.
Q: How do vinyl weatherboards compare with other external building materials?
A: In a way, it’s almost no contest. When compared to wood, brick, stone, stucco, and metal cladding on the basis of initial cost, maintenance costs, appearance, durability and value, Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards are clearly superior. Vinyl Cladding never needs painting or staining. It doesn’t chip, peel, dent or rot, so you can forget costly repairs. Just rinse occasionally with a garden hose and a soft broom
Q: Is there a brand of paint that matches the colours of Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards
A: Yes! Given today’s paint technology a sample or chip of the product can be matched using electronic colour matching capabilities. Multifit Australia have already had all their colours colour matched and can provide you with a unique paint mixing code for each individual colour that will be sure to match your homes new exterior.
Q: Isn’t it less costly to just repaint my home?
A: If your home has lead-based paint that has to be scraped and sanded off–the cost of painting can become truly staggering. Investing in Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards can prove to be an excellent choice in terms of an investment. As a home owner, you can recoup a significant portion of the cost in terms of resale value added to the home and savings on electricity from the insulation it provides. Compare the ongoing costs of painting every three to five years to a one-time investment in a new vinyl exterior. For most home owners the conclusion is obvious, Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards are by far the better long-term value.
Q: Are vinyl weatherboards really as durable as everyone says?
A: Absolutely! The correct technical name for the material used in vinyl is polyvinyl chloride. It’s a strong, durable, proven material that has earned a solid reputation for its beauty and permanence. It’s used in automotive applications, medical devices, defense weapons, appliances, floor coverings, and of course, home construction. It’s ideal as an exterior material because vinyl weatherboards will not crack or rot and because the colour goes completely through Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards, they never have to be scraped, sanded or painted
Q: My home is partially brick and partially timber cladding. Can I still use vinyl weatherboards?
A: Yes, because Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards vinyl are extremely versatile and can be used with just about any exterior building material including brick, concrete, stucco,timber and cement sheet.
Q: What if I damage the Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards on my house?
A: No Problems! With,Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards , it is easy to remove and replace individual damaged boards without having to take down an entire wall of cladding. A special tool is available to assist with this process, and we are able to access large stocks of popular colours and profiles.
Q: Do I ever have to paint my Vinyl Cladding?
A: No! Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards vinyl cladding is virtually maintenance free. The most you will ever have to do is to wash your home with soap and water, perhaps yearly,
Q: What is the warranty for Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards?
A: Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards are supported by with a Transferable Lifetime Warranty from Royal Building Products(Link). High standards of raw products and manufacturing standards coupled with high on site installation and quality control ensure that warranty issues rarely arise.
Q: How long will it take to install Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards?
A: Each house and project is very different however most jobs are completed in about a week or so, some houses can take longer depending on the complexity of the job.
Q: I am building a new house can Multifit Australia quote from my plans?
Q: My house is close to the beach!
A: No problem! Multifit Solid Vinyl Weatherboards will not be degraded sea spray or salt.