About CertainTeed MainStreet Siding


CertainTeed’s MainStreet siding is the ideal choice for homeowners looking for value with the benefits of premium vinyl siding. If you’re looking for a virtually maintenance-free exterior with consistent quality and a variety of options to fit any budget, look no further than MainStreet. MainStreet features a thickness of 0.042", a selection of 24 colors including six deluxe colors, and a lifetime limited warranty with PermaColor lifetime fade protection. You'll be impressed with the CertainTeed siding colors, especially the unique colors that you can't find with just any brand.

MainStreet is available in a clapboard style, which is the most traditional and found in all parts of the United States, and a dutchlap style, which offers strong shadow lines and is highly popular in the Mid-Atlantic region. These are some of the most popular siding styles in the country and consistently ranked as one of the best vinyl siding brands in the country.




Available in seven classic styles:

  • Double 4" Woodgrain Clapboard
  • Triple 3" Brushed Clapboard
  • Double 5" Woodgrain Clapboard
  • Double 4" Woodgrain Dutchlap
  • Double 5" Woodgrain Dutchlap
  • Single 6 1/2" Brushed Beaded
  • Single 8" Woodgrain Clapboard


What are the vinyl siding advantages?

Vinyl siding is a popular choice for homeowners seeking the value of premium siding, lots of variety, limited maintenance, and energy efficiency. In fact, over 30% of all exterior cladding on new and existing homes is vinyl.

The benefits of vinyl are numerous. The material is low-maintenance, easy to clean, durable, resists pests and rot, and is affordable. But why should you choose the CertainTeed brand over others?

You can sleep easy knowing there’s a transferrable lifetime warranty on CertainTeed siding. They stand behind their product wholeheartedly and so do we. They’re the #1 choice for siding in America because their products hold up well, and the dollars you put into your home improvement project you’ll get back when it comes time to sell.


Pros and Cons


  • Mainstreet vinyl siding is CertainTeed’s best value product, but still retains a luxurious quality to its appearance
  • Vinyl siding is one of the most durable and long lasting options on the market
  • The product is easy to install
  • CertainTeed vinyl siding is a sustainable and safe material choice


  • Vinyl siding shows dents and imperfections more easily
  • Vinyl is less insulating than other building materials, so your current home insulation is a variable to consider when choosing your new siding


Colors, Finishes, and Options

  • Available in the exact specifications of the size and style of your home
  • Varied sizes in either the clapboard or dutchlap style
  • As many as 24 color choices ranging from a classic Natural Clay to an unexpected Autumn Yellow, allowing maximum adaptability to your tastes. Other Mainstreet siding colors include Buckskin, Castle Stone, Colonial White, Sable Brown, Pacific Blue, Suede, and more!
  • Options between traditional white corner posts or a seamless matching color
  • The opportunity for new gutters included in your installation


CertainTeed Siding Warranty

CertainTeed warrants to the property owner that its vinyl siding (except for Cedar Impressions®, Northwoods® and CedarBoards™ which carry separate warranties), soffit, under deck and accessory products (“Vinyl Siding Products”) are free from manufacturing defects in material and workmanship if installed according to our applicable specifications, subject to the terms and conditions of this Warranty. If CertainTeed determines, in its sole discretion, that its Vinyl Siding Products have a manufacturing defect under the terms of this Warranty, CertainTeed will, at its option, either (1) pay to repair, replace, refinish, or coat any vinyl siding product it determines has a manufacturing defect, or (2) refund the amount paid by the original property owner for the Vinyl Siding Products plus the cost of the labor of the original installation. 


About CertainTeed

CertainTeed is one of the largest vinyl siding manufacturers in the world. CertainTeed leads the industry with a vast selection of sizes, colors, and finishes for siding that will compliment the personalized style of your home with ease. CertainTeed is committed to developing sustainable products that outperform wasteful aluminum and natural building materials. CertainTeed’s vinyl siding will never require a fresh coat of paint and needs only minimal maintenance, allowing you an environmentally friendly and easy choice for your home improvement. Whether you want captivating curb appeal or a large return on investment later, CertainTeed siding is a smart choice for your home.


CertainTeed MainStreet Siding FAQ

Should I install MainStreet siding myself?

Installing vinyl siding is an intricate process that should be left to expert contractors. Unfortunately, any small error in installation will leave your siding open to issues down the line. Trust one of our licensed and vetted installers to handle the process for you.

How much does CertainTeed vinyl siding cost?

CertainTeed MainStreet siding is typically installed for about $740 per 100 square feet.

Does a siding project have a strong return on investment at resale?

Yes, new vinyl or polymer siding typically nets 81% ROI at the home’s resale.

How well do Mainstreet boards hold up against tough weather?

Mainstreet has RigidForm™ 160 Technology that certifies it can withstand hurricane strength winds, as well as STUDfinder™ technology for accurate and secure installation.

Mainstreet vinyl siding can come with a natural woodgrain or flawless brushed appearance, and has a wide array of 24 color options (including 6 deluxe colors!). 7 distinct styles allow you to personalize your siding and beautifully compliment your home. Individual boards are a .042” thickness and have been tested to withstand 160 mph winds. This product also possesses high value in fire safety with a class 1(A) fire rating, which is the most resistant to flame spreading.


How HireHaven's Process Works

1: We visit your home. After answering a few questions online, our licensed expert will complete a detailed project report in-person.

2: We get you 3 bids in 3 days. Vetted local siding contractors submit bids based on your report. Our expert helps you translate and compare them.

3: Meet your top contractor. Choose the best siding contractor and meet them before committing. We stay in touch to ensure the project goes smoothly.


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