Siding Replacement and Installation. Which Types of Siding is Right for You?



You’ve decided it’s finally time to update the siding on your home, but how do you know which type of siding to choose for your home? Sure, you want your siding to be aesthetically pleasing, but you also need to consider durability and weather conditions in your area. Let’s take a look at some siding options and how they stand up to each other.

Cost to Replace Siding

Good material quality siding will have a major impact on the value on the resale value of your home. The siding replacement cost will vary on the material you choose, the completed finished quality, the size of your house, number of your doors and windows, insulation, decorative ad-ons, the climate, and the rate of the contractor for the labor. Contact us to find out your exact pricing.

Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is one of the most popular choices in home siding materials, especially due to it’s lower cost. Vinyl siding is available in a variety of colors and textures, it’s durable, and is a low-maintenance siding option. Why doesn’t everyone choose vinyl? Some homeowners or contractors don’t like the plastic appearance of vinyl and it may not be as insulating and resistant in severe heat conditions. How to replace vinyl siding? Do not get discouragement with broken or cracked vinyl siding.

Cement Siding

Going for a more stucco, masonry, or wood look? Cement siding is available in many colors and textures to protect and beautify your home and resists termites and fire. Before choosing cement siding, consider your local climate. Frequent freezing and thawing of moisture on your cement siding can result in damage, so discuss with your siding expert or contractor before choosing cement.

Cedar Siding

Cedar siding is a more natural look compared to the wood appearance of cement, will hit your wallet the hardest. Cedar insulates your home well with an added bonus of knowing that you’re using natural materials. The downside of cedar siding is the maintenance. Cedar requires frequent staining and protecting over the years in order to keep that beautiful appearance and is flammable.

There’s no need to be overwhelmed when choosing siding for your home. Contact us at Len Roofing and Remodeling to discuss your siding needs today!

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