Siding is one of the main foundations of your home, making it especially important to maintain and replace your siding when the time comes. Most experts recommend replacing your siding every 15 years, making it a long-term investment that can pay off over time. If you’re considering installing new siding, consider these several benefits.
One of the main benefits of new siding is protecting your home from structural damage and any weather elements that may come your way. New siding is a great way to improve the structural soundness of your home, without having to dig or do major excavation work. Whether your home is leaking, or you’re having issues with cracks in the drywall, new siding can solve these issues.
Since siding covers much of your home, replacing it can give your home a refreshed look and feel. New siding can provide your home a vibrant and refreshed feel that will overall improve its appearance and curb appeal. Depending on the type of material you choose to install, you can even give your home a change in architectural feel by switching from vinyl siding to something like wood siding.
Like a roof, new siding can drastically improve your monthly electricity bill. Acting as the exterior insulation to your walls, as siding ages it allows more heat and air out through the walls. You’ll notice a decrease in your HVAC bill after replacing your siding, giving you more money back in your pocket. You can also opt for the more expensive, but higher-end energy-efficient siding that adds extra added protection from solar rays and wind.
While certainly an investment, replacing your home’s siding will pay off in the long run with your home’s equity and resale value. Remodeling magazine determined that replacing your siding is one of the best investments to increase home values. Even if you’re not looking to sell your home anytime soon, it can add to your home’s equity and save you time and money down the road if you ever do decide to sell.
No matter what kind of home you live in, new siding will give your home an updated look and feel, all while putting money back in your pocket through decreased energy bills and added home value. This investment is crucial to the quality of your home. If you’re considering new siding, contact us today at (215) 343-5557 for a professional consultation.