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Do I Need to Replace or Repair My Home’s Siding?

Do I Need to Replace or Repair My Home’s Siding?

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Is there a section of your home where there is broken or rotten siding? If so, you are at risk for severe damage to your home. Your home’s roof and siding is the first line of defense against a number of elements that can not only be bothersome but costly when it comes time to repair. Damaged siding can lead to water damage and allow for air, dirt and pest infestation.

Although you could simply replace the damaged area, in the long run, this will end up costing you more. Rotting wood will affect the ‘sound wood’ and eventually you’ll find yourself slipping into a non-ending cycle of repair. Old siding is not easy to maintain, it requires a good amount of work to sand and refinish.

Vinyl siding is rugged, durable and virtually maintenance free. It’s a great way to increase your home’s value and protect your home from the elements.  Maintaining vinyl siding is as simple as power-washing when necessary, eliminating any need to sand or paint!

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With that being said, here are 4 Siding Details to LOVE:

  1. Cement-board or insulated siding. Invest in a siding product that withstands the test of time, noise, and energy-savings!
  2. White Corner Post. Nothing like beautiful white corner post to frame in your beautiful siding and really make the color pop!
  3. Hose bibs & light bibs. Properly frame-in interruptions in your uniform siding surface with beautiful boxes to frame your water spigot and your exterior lights.
  4. Profile & texture…consider upgrades like CertainTeed’s “Carolina Beaded” versus a standard Dutch Lap side profile or give your home a more rugged look with their “Cedar Impressions” line made to mimic the appearance of wood siding textures.

One of the main benefits of replacing the siding on your home is the increased curb appeal, which increases the value of your home. Not to mention the lower heating and cooling cost. Vinyl siding replacement will greatly decrease your home’s energy bills. Vinyl siding looks like wood but maintains a clean, fresh look that lasts for years.

Pat yourself on the back for making such a wise decision as you watch your neighbors continuously repair their siding while you lounge on your patio soaking in the sun!

There are a wide variety of styles and colors to choose from, giving you the opportunity to change the look of your home or maintain its original beauty with no worry of fading colors.

It’s obvious that the benefits of vinyl siding replacement far outweigh the hassle of constantly repairing rotting old and faded siding. If you’ve come to the conclusion that vinyl siding replacement if for you, give our vinyl siding installation contractors a call today. We’ve been voted Delaware’s #1 Home Improvement Company 3 years in a row and take pride in the trust that we have earned in the home improvement industry!

We Look Forward to Helping You With All Your Home Improvement Needs in 2015!

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