While siding cannot stop external elements and factors from giving your home a beating, it can surely provide the protection – and more. Make sure your property’s cladding is in top form by getting new siding, and you can enjoy:
Better Exterior Protection
The most basic purpose of siding is to protect a home from damage rooting from water penetration. Let’s put it this way: a siding is like a coat or jacket you wear when it’s drizzling or raining outside that protects you from the rain or cold. Without a high-quality siding system, water can easily enter your home, causing different forms of damage and problems.
Siding also protects the home from changing temperatures and strong winds, especially if it is properly and adequately insulated. As a major component of your home’s thermal envelope, properly insulated siding can help keep warm air inside during winter and outside during summer. It also prevents the absorption of ultraviolet (UV) rays, which can damage home components without your knowledge.
Enhanced Exterior Aesthetics
Another important benefit of getting a new siding has to do with your home’s exterior aesthetics. Aside from wrapping your home with protection, it also does so with style. When carefully chosen, it can effectively tie your home’s exterior theme and appearance together. Siding can also help make your home either blend in with the neighborhood or stand out among the rest. Essentially, siding completes your home’s “outfit.”
Increased Property Value
We can never say it enough: replacing old and damaged siding, or installing one if your home doesn’t have it yet can have a tremendous effect on your home’s value and provide considerable return on investment (ROI). Most of today’s siding is highly durable and energy-efficient as well as easy to maintain and aesthetically versatile. These upgrades can make your home an attractive option in the market.
To ensure you make the most of your investment, we’ll be sharing with you some of the signs of bad siding installation that you need to watch for in the next post. Stay tuned!