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Heartland HeartTech Siding

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HeartTech
This model has been tested by our experts.
Description
This model has been tested by our experts.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Thick

Thick

Thickness as stated by manufacturer.

 /  5
Warm impacts

Warm impacts

Warm impacts is resistance to damage at roughly 70 degree Fahrenheit. Impacts mimic blows from fallen objects and other mishaps.

 /  5
Wind

Wind

Wind is siding's ability to stay attached in lab tests simulating high winds; the best withstood forces equivalent to more than 150 mph.

 /  5
Color change

Color change

Resistance to color changes after accelerated weathering tests using UV light and heat to mimic exposure siding would encounter on an actual home.

 /  5
Cold impacts

Cold impacts

Cold impacts is resistance to damage from blows at 0 degree Fahrenheit.

 /  5
Rigidity

Rigidity

Rigidity denotes stiffness; stiffer siding should appear flatter and more woodlike on a wall.

 /  5
Fading

Fading

Fading reflects resistance to color changes after accelerated weathering tests using intense heat, UV light, and water spray to mimic typical weathering cycles siding would encounter on an actual home.

 /  5

About

The Heartland HeartTech is part of the Siding test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Siding models like the HeartTech are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Thick Thickness as stated by manufacturer.

Warm impacts Warm impacts is resistance to damage at roughly 70 degree Fahrenheit. Impacts mimic blows from fallen objects and other mishaps.

Wind Wind is siding's ability to stay attached in lab tests simulating high winds; the best withstood forces equivalent to more than 150 mph.