Siding protects your home from high winds, ultraviolet (UV) rays, rain and other harsh outdoor elements. It can also add to your property’s appeal and value. When in good shape, it will keep you comfortable and even reduce your energy costs. Once you notice signs of damage on your siding, address it immediately. Neglecting this exterior component increases the chances of extensive water damage.
Continue reading to learn the best way to deal with siding problems.
How Do You Know if Your Siding Requires Repair?
Repair is often the suggested solution for cracked and loose siding. Professionals remove the affected panels and replace them with new ones. It’s the same for dents that develop due to impact from hail, a ball or debris. If you notice mold on your siding, have it removed as soon as possible to avoid rot.
When Is It Time for a Siding Replacement?
Even with regular maintenance, your siding will eventually need to be replaced. Rot is the most usual sign it’s time to get new siding. You need to act quickly if this issue is present because it can spread to other areas of your home. Failure to replace rotted siding can harm your property’s structural integrity.
Dark marks on your walls could indicate that water has penetrated your living space through your siding. Obvious water stains mean you need to replace your siding. Has it been hard to keep your home comfortable lately? Damaged siding will make your HVAC system work harder than it should, resulting in increased energy costs. Schedule a professional inspection to confirm if siding replacement is necessary.
At JLR Home Renovation, we install siding that can enhance your home. Your needs and satisfaction will always be our priority. Call us at (717) 361-6175, or fill out our contact form to get a free estimate.