Your home’s first line of defense against the elements is made up of your siding, roof, and windows. Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to keep pouring money into outdated siding. That’s why our team at Anderson Exteriors has put together this list to help you determine if it’s time to consider siding replacements. Anderson Exteriors, our siding contractors offer a wide range of siding solutions for your Twin Cities home including high-performance products from EDCO and LP SmartSide. Use this checklist to decide if it’s time for siding replacement and then give us a call to get a free estimate for your new siding installation.
1. Obvious Damage or Deterioration
If your siding is in truly bad shape, it’s not hard to know it’s time for siding replacement. But not all obvious damage looks like it warrants total siding replacement upon a simple visual inspection. Sometimes, damage like holes or cracks in the siding can appear minor but indicate a more serious problem with the siding’s integrity. This is especially true when rot and insect infestation are present.
When in doubt, it’s best to have your siding inspected by a professional contractor. They can also recommend siding materials such as vinyl and metal siding that are resistant to mold and insects.
2. Energy Costs are Too High
If you’re hoping to reduce your home’s energy costs either for your own use or because you’re looking to increase its value for sale, siding replacement may help. This is especially true if your home has older siding.
Even if your current siding materials seemed adequate when they were installed, modern siding has come a long way in terms of energy efficiency. For example, EDCO’s metal siding uses advanced paint technology to radiate away solar heat, reducing the home’s energy costs and environmental footprint.
3. Siding is Outdated
If your home is short on curb appeal, siding replacement is one of the best ways you can invest in your home. Paint can peel, chip, and warp. But new vinyl siding materials from companies like Mastic and EDCO will maintain their vibrant color without fading or peeling as the years go by.
If you’re thinking of updating your siding with a more modern look, we can help. We can even replace your entry door and windows for a more dramatic transformation.
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Are you thinking of updating your siding? Get inspired by checking out our online gallery, then give us a call for your free estimate at 763-323-0970 or contact us online today.