"We are pleased to offer a promotional financing plan of $0 money down, $0 monthly payments, 0% interest for 1 year subject to credit approval." Visit our expanded showroom & see firsthand all of the windows and doors we have available. ”

Window Outfitters Blog

  • Pinterest Icon
  • linkedin Icon

Using Crane Insulated Vinyl Siding for Your Minnesota Home


Photo – Royal Building Products

If it’s time to install new siding on your home, we’d like you to consider Crane insulated vinyl siding.  Crane vinyl siding has many perks that you might have been unaware.  This durable product provides an overall improved energy-efficient effect to your home.

Tests that were performed on this siding show that Crane insulated vinyl siding is able to increase the overall R value of the home’s outside walls by as high as R-4. And siding is still one of the top home improvement products in terms of delivering return on investment. Your home’s energy efficiency can increase by 20% when you decide to use Crane siding. That means you’re able to up the overall value of your home while also being able to lower those monthly energy bills at the time same. The siding is also extremely durable and can stand up to just about anything that comes it’s way. This includes impact and weather conditions. If you’re worried about finding the right color, with Crane you have a large assortment to choose from.  Crane siding is also designed to be installed with fewer seams, meaning less gaps which might lead to air and moisture leaking.

Benefits of the Crane Siding

CraneBoard has a solid core backing that is able to deaden any sound outside of it. This can reduce sound up to 45% more compared to many other options of vinyl siding.

Crane siding products are also engineered to withstand wind speeds up to 200 mph, which is a real plus in the Minneapolis area, where homes are often subjected to wind-driven snow and rain as well as tornado-force and other high winds.

CraneBoard T6 is their original product, and it’s just as beautiful as the others.  This siding comes in 6″ planks with a straight face profile. The siding planks are milled with a cedar grain face. When it comes to appearance, you can’t tell the difference between this and real wood. And it’s built to last and remain beautiful on any home. It has CraneSpan engineering, resulting in straight and smooth boards as well as reduction in the amount of seams needed for installation.  This siding has the utmost in performance and looks that last for a lifetime.

CraneBoard Double 7 is the next in line, and packs just as much power and beauty as the T6. This siding will not warp, pop, peel, or need to be painted. It gives the home a beautiful, inviting, and impressive look without having to worry about the siding deteriorating.

Crane also offers Oracle siding in 4″ clapboard as well as 4.5″ dutchlap, and Board and Batten siding profiles.

You’re able to contact the professionals at Window Outfitters to have this beautiful siding installed correctly when the time comes. Nothing could be better than having siding that is both beautiful and durable.


Window Outfitters is a premier Window Replacement, doors, siding contractor and installer. As Contractor in the St Paul, Minneapolis, (Twin Cities) Minnesota (MN) metro, we proudly serve, but are not limited to, the following areas: Minneapolis Energy Efficient Vinyl Windows, Replacement Window Contractors Minnesota, Burnsville, Apple Valley, Lakeville, Savage, Bloomington, Edina, Richfield, Eagan, St Paul, Hastings, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Maple Grove, Eden Prairie, Farmington MN, Chaska, Shakopee, Chanhassen, Victoria, Mendota Heights Anderson Windows Minneapolis, Marvin Windows Minneapolis.