Home facade transformation Montreal

Do you have a facade transformation project for your home? Do business with Construction Précellence, your general contractor specializing in home façade construction and transformation in Montreal. Benefit from our turnkey construction and renovation service and call us for a quote!

Do business with Construction Précellence for the transformation of your house facade!

Whether you own a two-story house, a single-family house, a luxury house, a triplex, or a bungalow, after a few years, a façade renovation sometimes becomes necessary, either for aesthetic, health or safety reasons. At Construction Précellence, we offer you a turnkey facade transformation service customized and adapted to your needs and budget. Composed of architects, designers, exterior cladding specialists, and renovation consultants. We support you at every step to help you structure a complete plan: first free home consultation, 3D plan design, material layout, coating selection, repair, demolition, post-contract follow-up and more!

Which exterior cladding should I choose for my house facade transformation?

Many materials for facade cladding are available on the market, each with its advantages and disadvantages. Here is an overview of the most popular exterior claddings for home façade transformation:

MaterialDescriptionAdvantagesDisadvantages
Engineered wood (CanExel)
  • Wood fibre is an almost perfect imitation of wood.
  • Engineered wood is often known as its manufacturers, such as CanExel or Maibec.
  • Very similar to wood with its grooves engraved on the surface of the material.
  • Life expectancy of 30 years or more.
  • Resistant to climatic and weather variations
  • High availability of colours
  • Easy to maintain (compared to wood)
  • Durable
  • Can be difficult to install
  • Higher cost than vinyl
Steel (MAC)
  • Galvanized steel siding
  • Looks a lot like wood, just like CanExel.
  • Durable, resistant and easy to install.
  • Very durable
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • More expensive than similar sidings
  • Heavy
Vinyl (PVC)
  • Available in a wide range of colours and textures
  • Colour is an integral part of the material
  • Life span of more than 40 years
  • Very affordable
  • Shock and scratch resistant
  • Resistant to pests and mildew
  • Not very resistant to temperature variations and bad weather
  • Dark colours fade over time
  • Made of non-renewable resources
  • Low fire resistance
Aluminium
  • Superior weather resistance
  • Finish that remains intact over the years
  • Life span of more than 25 years
  • Resistance to climatic variations and bad weather
  • Durable
  • Wide variety of colours and patterns
  • Low impact resistance
  • May be noisy (rain or strong winds)
Masonry (bricks/stones)
  • Brings a lot of elegance and value to your home
  • Includes clay bricks, natural stones, reconstituted stones and concrete stones
  • Soundproof
  • Lifespan of more than 75 years (repointing required after 20-25 years)
  • Resistance to climatic variations and bad weather
  • Very durable
  • Good acoustic performance
  • Seal maintenance
  • More expensive
  • Requires a structure that can support the weight
Natural wood
  • Mostly chosen for cottages or in northern Quebec
  • Not permitted in all municipalities
  • Includes torrefied wood and chemically treated wood
  • Life span from 25 to 55 years
  • Rough-surfaced wood shingles require a coat of stain every 15 years
  • Low pollution during production
  • Warm appearance
  • Low resistance to weathering, pests and mildew
  • Requires a lot of maintenance
  • Can turn grey over time
Acrylic
  • Appeared in Quebec in the 1960s
  • Composed of expanded polystyrene insulation, reinforcing mesh, and adhesive, and covered with a synthetic-based plaster finish
  • Good solution for covering a concrete wall
  • Lifespan of 25 years
  • Waterproofing
  • Wide choice of colours and finishes
  • Tough installation
  • Vulnerable to wood framing movements, can crack
  • Vulnerable to temperature variations
Suretouch Cladding / Siding
  • Made of bricks and stones embedded in a polystyrene mold
  • Coating primarily designed for interior use.
  • Appearance imitating stone and brick
  • Shallower and heavier than masonry
  • Product designed for indoor use
  • Risk of causing molding
Fibrocement
  • Product made of cellulose fibres and Portland cement, some of which may contain fly ash or other compounds
  • Very durable.
  • Very versatile product in terms of look
  • Smooth finishes and textured finishes that mimic wood
  • Very fire resistant
  • Resistant to rotting, impact and pests
  • Tough installation
  • Can crack if of low quality

Please note that we perform facade transformation on residential buildings only. Here is an overview of the places where we can carry out exterior siding repair work.

  • Single-family house (Bungalow)
  • Single-family house (Bungalow)
  • One-story house
  • Two-story house (Cottage)
  • Luxury and prestige houses
  • Two-generation and intergenerational home
  • Duplex, triplex, quadruplex
  • Apartment block
  • Condos

What Construction Précellence can do for your home facade transformation project?

Our company’s main objective is to ensure that the façade transformation meets your requirements. We can carry out a complete transformation of your facade, but our vast experience also allows us to accomplish a multitude of tasks.

  • House facade demolition
  • Demolition of balcony / gallery / veranda
  • Changing doors and windows
  • Complete renovation of the exterior siding
  • Construction of balcony / veranda / gallery
  • Cleaning the facade
  • Repair of masonry joints
  • Façade repair
  • Facade insulation
  • Facade painting
  • Professional inspection

Any questions?

If you would like to know more about our Montreal home facade transformation service, our services, or our prices, we invite you to contact us by email, phone or come and meet us in our Montreal offices. Our team will be happy to provide you with all the information you need to start your project as soon as possible.