Siding your home can be a valuable improvement since the right siding can save energy expenses while also boosting curb appeal and the value of your home.
What is House Siding?
House siding, is the material that protects the exterior of a home or building from the weather, bugs, and more. It improves the structure’s physical or curb appeal and helps homeowners with internal comfort and energy efficiency.
House Siding Materials
The following are four common types of house siding that can protect your home’s exterior from various weather conditions.
- Aluminum is a low-cost, low-maintenance alternative to wood siding. It’s available in a variety of colors and finishes. It is simple to install, durable, resists rust, and the weather. In addition, this option, is scratch and dent sensitive and will require refinishing every few years
- Brick veneer is relatively modest in cost, homeowners can achieve the classic look of a brick home with veneer siding. This option is sturdy, fire-resistant, and requires little maintenance beyond washing and cleaning. The biggest difficulty with brick veneer is moisture absorption, which can leak into the home if not installed properly.
- Stone veneer siding, like brick veneer, gives the appearance of a natural stone look at a fraction of the cost. It’s made of Portland cement, pumice, and other materials, and is simple to put up, but it can fade out with time.
- Another common option for homeowners is vinyl siding. It is made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and requires little upkeep in terms of cleaning and maintenance. Plus, vinyl siding comes in a variety of styles and colors. Extremely high or low temperatures and severe weather might harm your home’s exterior. Insulated vinyl siding is an environmentally friendly option that minimizes both heat loss and sound.
Factors to Consider
There are four factors to consider when choosing house siding for your home.
- The cost. Depending on the material it can be inexpensive or quite costly.
- Durability. In addition to affordability, you’ll want to look for an option that can handle the environment and other elements in your area.
- Efficiency. Insulated siding not only maintains heat in cold weather, but it also works as a sound baffle, reducing noise.
- The look. Curb appeal or the first impression of your home or building provides key factors to consider when choosing house siding.
Siding is an excellent choice for any homeowner to make. It is durable, reasonable in costs, and does not require a lot of maintenance. For more information contact us, and make the choice that you know is right.