• Why Celect is Better - PVC vs Wood - Hero

    Beautiful on so many more levels

  • Celect® vs. Wood


    Beauty doesn't have to come at the cost of weekends lost and money wasted. This becomes beautifully apparent when you compare Celect® Cellular Composite Siding by Royal® with wood siding.

     

    Wood

     

    Celect 

     

    Appearance

     
    • Seams warp and separate
    • Follows dips and contours of wall
    • Visible nail heads
     
    • Interlocking joint system keeps boards straight and aesthetically stunning
    • Eliminates unsightly caulked seams
    • No gaps, buckling or wavy lines
     

    Installation

     
    • Panel width can vary course to course
    • Requires initial staining or painting
    • High installation cost
     
    • Patented interlocking joint system makes Celect easier and faster to install
    • Seams require no caulking
    • Gravity lock feature keeps keeps individual courses straight and helps reduce installation time
    • Quick installation results in lower labor costs
     

    Maintenance

     
    • Susceptible to mildew and rot
    • Needs ongoing painting, staining, sealing and caulking
    • Requires mold and mildew treatment
    • Wood trim requires maintenance
     
    • Factory-applied colors are designed to stay true so there's no need to repaint
    • Kynar Aquatec® coating staves off rain, dust, heat, wind and even pollution
    • Celect’s highly impact-resistant finish can handle heat, cold and errant baseballs better than anything
    • Instead of butting against itself, Celect siding snaps together perfectly, so there's no need to fill in the gaps
    • Easy to clean with a quick spray of the garden hose
    • Lower maintenance costs over the life of the home