Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.
Front panels are made of fiber cement base and polyvinyl chloride coating. They are similar to siding, but differ increased thickness. This makes them more durable and expands. design capabilities for texture. Finishing such building better protects the wall from precipitation with materials, increases heat and soundproofing of the building. We have prepared a rating of the best manufacturers facade panels, which will help simplify the choice. The basis of the article laid down the characteristics of the products and reviews of the masters, and also ordinary buyers.
Rating of the best manufacturers of facade panels
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In the first place in the ranking is the Russian manufacturer Docke, which produces panels for the facade at a factory in Russia. Company called here “Duke Extra.” The company leads in the ranking by assortment of products. Facade panels are presented in multi-line: Fels simulates a smooth rock structure, Stein repeats the facets of natural stone, Berg is made under a brick masonry, Burg features an asymmetrical pattern of stones in the castle. Buyers in reviews especially like the Edel facade panels, characterized by a light relief and noble appearance. Texture Stern repeats the lines of the tile, but with grooves and cracks. It has become possibly thanks to 3D scanning technology.
We rated the manufacturer because of high quality products. Front panels are designed for a service life of up to 50 years (warranty issued). When creating them, German 3D is used technology that allows you to accurately simulate the picture brick, natural stone, tiles.
- German developments in production;
- variety of drawings;
- accurate imitations of other materials;
- resistance of plates to low temperatures and moisture;
- all certificates on the site.
- high price;
- there are few official representations (only in large cities);
- burn out on the sunny side.
In the second position of the rating is another well-known manufacturer panels. Finishing materials made of plastic with fiber cement are created casting method. The company has many forms for the production of facade slabs with different pattern. There are seven companies in the catalog of the company rulers. The series “Stone” is implemented in the subspecies “Wild”, “Smooth”, Large “and” Natural “. There is a separate line” Brick “and” Brick facing. “Recently, the manufacturer has expanded the collection for the facade, replenishing it with a series of “Rock”. When developing panels, the company tries to give them a realistic rough surface and natural colors. Buyers in reviews share what is bundled with panels attached instructions for installing the finish on the facade. it helps to complete installation exactly according to the manufacturer’s recommendations which reduces the likelihood of marriage.
The manufacturer got into the rating due to the creation of the maximum realistic color shades on the panels. There are sheets in the catalog for facades with coated white, beige, brown and terracotta low tide. This helps to create a facade finish that from a distance 3 m will not be distinguished from natural materials.
- do not absorb moisture;
- long service life;
- adequate price;
- detailed instructions are provided for the panels.
- in summer, when heated from the sun, cracks appear at the joints;
- installation in winter is difficult – they break in the cold;
- color changes over time.
The third place in the rating belongs to the domestic manufacturer, producing panels for the facade of polypropylene. Base siding presented in the texture of stone, rock, buta, brick and tile. Panels are made with dimensions of 800×600 mm, which simplifies installation and allows you to close immediately a significant section of the facade (0.47 m²). Useful plate width is 595.2 mm. To overlap and joints Leaves less than 5 mm, which is what masters like in reviews. Buy panels for finishing the facade of the building can be packaged in 10-16 pieces each. The most popular series are: Tuf, Skol, “Parfir”, “Dolomite”, “Brick”. Assortment presented 14th flowers.
In our opinion, the manufacturer deserves a place in the ranking the best in view of equipping their panels with ClickSchloss locks. it hinges and latches on the ends that give a stroke for thermal extensions but do not allow joints to separate or protrude parts of the facade to the outside.
- simple installation – you can do it yourself;
- beautiful appearance;
- weather resistance;
- withstand well the blows of hail;
- moss does not grow.
- weak top coating of panels – in a couple of years it starts to climb up;
- high price;
- visible technological dents on dark surfaces.
The fourth in the ranking is the company Alta-Profile, operating in Russia since 1999. This is one of the largest manufacturers of building materials for facade decoration. Total The company’s catalog contains more than 1000 products divided into 28 collections. To assess the quality of the polymer panels are electronic control. The production involves development leading world companies: Krauss-Maffei, Der-Sun, Greiner.
The manufacturer deserves a place in the ranking due to a serious approach to check their products. Panels for the facade before you get to the market, tested in the laboratory for resistance to weak chemical environment, heat stress and precipitation. On the the official website presents more than 50 certificates, confirming the cleanliness and high quality of goods for decoration facades. Buyers in reviews like some panels that are suitable for operation at temperatures up to -60 degrees. To do this, their used in Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Irkutsk and Anadyr. To test facade elements for resistance to positive temperatures, a crash test was performed in Sochi.
- quick installation;
- Do not overload the facade, since the weight of 1 m² is about 35 kg;
- a large selection of types and colors;
- multi-stage quality control;
- warranty for facade products 30 years.
- dark tones fade;
- there is small waste, which is important to consider when purchasing material;
- easy to scratch.
In fifth place, our experts placed the European company VOX. This is an international company operating since 1992. Part of her Facade panel production facilities located in Germany, and part in Poland. There is a small office in Belarus, so on the box you can find different inscriptions on place of manufacture. Panels are presented in the Solid Systems section. There are lines of Brick, Stone and others. Texture varies from medieval stone to hard tiles common in South Europe. It is beautiful and functional. Masters these panels for installation on the facade like a fan pattern accommodation. It ventilates the exterior walls of the house well and prevents to form a fungus behind the facade.
The manufacturer is included in our rating due to creativity. He is not just releases the panels that finish the facade, but is a true designer offering fresh solutions. In each product great creative potential to help make the building individual.
- are made in Europe;
- easy installation of panels on the facade;
- designed for stationary use in temperature range -50 … + 50 degrees;
- there is a wide window profile that others do not have manufacturers.
- high price;
- in batches comes across mixed colors;
- not the largest selection of facade panels (produce more wood siding);
- if you bend the panel at a temperature of -5 degrees, then it will crack.
The sixth in the ranking of the best is the Japanese manufacturer “Nothing.” This is a respected holding whose facade systems sold not only in Europe but also in the USA. Products are high quality. Customers can enjoy the ART series, repeating patterns of stone, W and V, with smoother surfaces. Customers in reviews especially like the COOL and Fuge lines, featuring seamless technology. Such a facade with fiber cement finish has won more than once in various competitions among manufacturers of construction products. In none the company does not use asbestos in the form of front panels.
In our opinion, the manufacturer should be in the ranking because of production of especially durable panels installed on the facade. In the catalog fiber cement boards with a thickness of 14, 16 and 35 mm are present. it gives increased resistance to mechanical stress, shock, flying hail or stones. Because Japan has repeatedly experienced earthquake, the manufacturer creates materials for the facade, which withstand strong vibration and do not crumble.
- large selection of mounts and accessories;
- panels withstand strong wind and snow;
- not damaged by seismic activity;
- there are interesting options with cracks and chips that do not distinguish from natural brick;
- Nichiguard nanohydrophilic coating.
- over time, the seams can open and cracks appear;
- high price;
- hydrophobic layer only on the front side (if it leaks moisture inside, then mold may appear).
Nailite brand belongs to the American manufacturer Exteria. The company has been operating since 1978 in Miami, and is now known throughout the world. During this time, the corporation has invested millions of dollars in development. panels for installation on facades to withstand high operational loads and had an attractive design. The manufacturer is attentive to details, so the finish is maximally a trip to building materials of natural origin. Buyers in reviews share what to clean such panels on the facade easily using a water hose. The main thing is that in the system there was good pressure, that is not a problem for giving with own the pump.
The manufacturer is listed by us as the best because of the most convenient ways to select panels for the facade online. On the official website there is 10 texture options that clearly show the relief of the facade slab. By clicking on what you like, the buyer gets to the page with a large number of real houses, the facade of which is decorated with this kind of panels. Buildings differ in number of storeys, configuration and shades of fibrosiding. This allows you to “try on” the panel, clearly seeing how they will look on the house, similar in shape.
- natural realism of basement siding;
- adapted to the climatic conditions of Russia;
- 25 years warranty from the manufacturer;
- easy to clean with water from a hose.
- high price;
- there is only one official representative of Jetta Stroy in Russia, therefore, it is difficult to buy panels without a double margin.
Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.