Over the years your home’s siding may need some maintenance or, replacing. Having your siding in good repair is essential for the health of your home! The siding is an exterior shell providing your home with many benefits such as protection from the elements, insulation, curb appeal, and more! Continue reading to learn about the signs that your home is in need of new siding.
If your home’s siding is showing any physical damages to the boards or panels that is the biggest sign that you will need a replacement. If there are only small damages, there is a possibility of a simple board or panel repair. But, if the damage is widespread throughout all of your siding, it is likely that you will need a full replacement! Physical damages can include holes, crack, missing boards or panels, etc. Regularly check your siding for any damages so they can be quickly repaired!
Harsh sunlight and weather changes can lead to damage in your home’s siding! Cracks, fading, or peeling are often signs of aging in your siding but can also be caused by the weather. If your home has painted siding and the paint doesn’t hold well anymore, this is a sign of needing to be replaced. Siding that has faced aging or weather damages will need to be replaced. Having your siding fading, peeling or, having cracks can be damaging to your home and also your curb appeal!
Check your siding regularly for signs of rotting, mold, fungus growth, and other things that could points to water damage! Water damage is not something to mess around with, your home’s health can be in jeopardy if your siding is showing signs of water damage. If you spot any signs of water damage, you will need a full siding replacement on your home! Other signs of water damage may be warping or swelling in your siding. Pay close attention to your home’s exterior siding, always keeping an eye out for water damage!
If your siding looks up-to-par on the exterior, that doesn’t mean there couldn’t be damages! If your home’s interior is showing signs moisture damage or mold growth inside your walls, this could very well be a siding issue. If you happen to notice these interior signs, this calls for immediate action! Moisture damage and mold growth in your home is something to deal with ASAP as it is very bad for your home’s health! Always have these issues inspected and repaired to keep your home in good condition.
Noticing that your energy bills have been high? This could be due to siding damages. Unseen gaps or holes in siding, as well as weakened or old insulation, will show themselves in the form of high electric bills every month. Create a more climate controlled home and save some money! Have your siding replaced if needed and fix the insulation issues as well. Consulting with a professional will determine what repairs your home may need.
If your home is in need of siding repairs or replacement, Oceanside Exteriors has you covered! You can contact our team today by calling us at (207) 310-7659 or by filling out our team’s online contact form! We look forward to hearing from you and assisting with your siding replacement needs!