October 4, 2013

Things to Know When Choosing Siding

A good home siding service will carry an ample selection of exterior siding that can fit your budget, design and quality needs. They should be thoroughly knowledgeable about the pros and cons of home siding in your region and know in-depth details about different manufacturers and their products. Professional home siding companies can provide expert consulting to help you achieve the home design you seek with the best home siding choices and estimates.

The cost to side a house can vary drastically and is most heavily influenced by the labor of installation and the type of material used. Beyond that there are future considerations to take in account when determining the costs to side a house. Siding will affect the value of your house which will influence overall tax expenses and also make it more desirable to sell. The cost to side a house should also factor in how much money is saved by not requiring home repair because it helps to protect the foundation, the price of heating and cooling, and the general life of a home.

There are dozens of types of siding that homeowner’s can now choose from. The four most common types include wood, vinyl, cedar impressions and composites.

Wood – easy on the eyes and wallet but has as a shorter lifespan and susceptible to rot and pests.

Vinyl – comes in many colors, and is a low cost solution for material, installation and maintenance.

Cedar Impressions – synthetic polymer material molded to imitate wood shingles.

Composite – most versatile shapes and trims with simple installation.

If you would like more information on how TriCounty Exteriors can improve your home contact us now!

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