Millions of homeowners choose siding as their go-to fascia for their home. It’s obvious why so many homeowners put their faith in siding. Vinyl siding lasts long; it’s easy to maintain; it’s cost-effective. Although it has many benefits, siding isn’t completely maintenance-free. There are times when your siding needs replacing. Keep reading to see what telltale signs indicate you need new vinyl siding.
COSTLY UTILITY BILLS
With a focus on reducing costs, one early warning sign that your siding needs replacing is large utility bills. In good shape, siding prevents energy from escaping your home. Insulated siding helps prevent energy from leaving the confines of your wall, unlike the 2×4 studs in your walls. However, if you’ve noticed a gradual increase in your utility bills, then it’s possible that your siding isn’t performing as it should. To be sure, our team at Signature Home Services can assess your siding to determine if it is the culprit or not.
CHIPPED OR CRACKED SIDING
Siding gives your home a polished look on the outside. Many homeowners find the many looks of siding appealing, which is why siding is easily a best seller when it comes to changing the look of your home. Unfortunately, over the years, severe and extreme weather conditions can damage your siding. If you notice chipped or cracked siding, then it’s time to replace your siding. Failing to replace your siding in the light of obvious damage could jeopardize your home’s value and invite other problems, such as critters and mold.
MOLD AND MILDEW GROWTH
Mold and mildew can lead to costly home repairs. The presence of mold and mildew can lead to decay, which threatens the structure of your home. You can easily recognize mold and mildew on siding because it gives siding a stained look. Additionally, if mildew is behind your vinyl, you will likely smell the distinctive odor associated with mildew.
A professional well-versed in siding installation can help you remedy problems associated with mold and mildew on your vinyl siding. Depending on the severity, your mold problem could simply be a repair.
At Signature Home Services, we work to ensure that your home is at its best. Whether you need a repair to improve the look of your home, or you want to make a drastic improvement, we are the premier home improvement company in the area. We welcome your siding replacement project. Give us a call today to learn how we can repair or replace the siding on your home.