Articles featuring tag: siding contractor

Can Vinyl Siding Be Painted? (Pros & Cons of Painting vs. Replacing the Siding)

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As proud homeowners, we do everything we can to keep our property as aesthetically pleasing as possible. Unfortunately, our vinyl siding will fade after years of exposure to the elements. At this point we’re faced with a situation: do we replace the siding or should we paint it?

Throughout this article we’re going to run through the pros and cons of painting vs. replacing the siding. We’re going to talk about the right way to paint siding and the factors that would steer you toward replacing your siding rather than simply painting it.

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Choosing Between Vertical and Horizontal Siding Installation: Which is Right for You?

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Just when you thought you already had too many decisions to make when it comes to residing your house, we’re going to add another – vertical or horizontal siding?

Yes, you’ve been racking your brain on what type of material to use – wood, fiber cement, vinyl or cedar – and you’ve probably tossed around colors and shapes, as well. But now you have another option, and you need to know the advantages and disadvantages of horizontal and vertical siding.

Vertical siding: pros and cons

The pros of going vertical

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Five Things you Need to Know Before Hiring a Siding Contractor

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With all the horror stories about construction projects that go wrong because something the contractor did, it’s no wonder that homeowners become so stressed out when it comes time to bring in a contractor to do the job right, on time and for a fair price.

When it comes to siding your home, there can be no room for error, as siding is perhaps one of the most important protective layers on your home. What can you do to make sure you’re bringing in a trusted professional to do it right?

1) Ask friends, family and co-workers for recommendations

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The Advantages of Installing New Vinyl Siding

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Replacing siding is one of the most impactful home improvement projects a homeowner can undertake. However, with so many choices of siding on the marketing today, and from so many vendors, the project can be intimidating and difficult to plan. However, a smart place to start is vinyl siding. It is among the most used siding materials, and there are many reason for that.

Homeowners’ first appeal to vinyl siding is related to cost – it’s among the least expensive siding materials on the market. Even for homeowners who have more extravagant budgets, vinyl siding might win out over other ...

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Top 8 Causes of Siding Problems and How to Avoid Them

Algae on vinyl siding

One of the most important elements protecting everything within your home is the siding. Sure, it’s not the most exciting home renovation project to think about, but it’s vitally important, especially considering siding has a life span that will vary depending on what it has been through.

The following are things you should consider that can limit the lifespan of your siding:

1) Pests

pests damaged wood

Wood siding is particularly vulnerable to pests. They range from woodpeckers searching for a meal to bugs and carpenter bees looking ...

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