When deciding on new siding for you home is an important and difficult decision. This may be the most important decision a homeowner will face during their building or remodeling project. There are so many options to choose from and, a lot to consider. Before making your siding decision, always consider these things, durability, design, maintenance, and cost. In this post you will learn about what to consider to pick the best siding for your home!
Selecting new siding for your home is a long-term, maybe even a one time decision. Considering the durability of the siding should be a major factor in the decision making process. When it comes to durability you want to find a siding option that is resistant to every element including, rain, snow, wind, and the sun. Today, there are many manufacturers that offer siding products that have technologies that resist sun damage, which will preserve the coloring of your home’s siding. Vinyl siding is a good choice for it’s durability. Vinyl siding is the most preferred siding and is expected the last the life of the house. The last thing you want is to choose a siding that is not durable and will need to be replaced or fixed more than it should have to.
Deciding on the style and color of your siding is a big decision for homeowners to make. There are various types of siding material options including, vinyl, metal, fiber cement, brick, wood, stucco, cedar impressions, and stone. All of these materials come along with countless color and style options. Being aware of color coordination is important for this decision. Perhaps, having a siding specialist assist you in this decision may be a good idea as they can help color coordination, what will fit well in the neighborhood, etc. It is vital for homeowners to be confident with their design choices for their siding!
When it comes to picking the best siding for you and your home, maintenance is a big consideration! Beyond the design of siding, homeowners should also considering siding that is low maintenance. Choosing a low maintenance siding option will reduce the and personal time that would be spent on upkeep. Each siding material has different levels of maintenance. Vinyl siding is a great low maintenance siding option for homeowners, it simply needs to be washed with soap and water periodically. Whereas wood, fiber cement, stucco, brick, and stone require more maintenance with things such as repainting, resealed, mortaring, etc. If you do not want a high maintenance siding option, it is best to consider these things beforehand.
Lastly, another important thing to consider is your budget before choosing your home’s siding. Doing research and getting estimates before choosing your siding is always smart so you can compare with your budget. Sometimes, investing a little more into your project can help in the long run with issues and maintenance. You don’t want to choose a siding for your home without knowing the cost as it may be out of your budget!
If you’re looking to install new siding on your home this year, Oceanside Exteriors is ready to help! Our team can assist you in picking the best siding for your home. Reach out to our team today by calling us at (781) 789-8827 or filling out our online contact form! We look forward to hearing from you and assisting with all of your exterior siding needs!