Wondering if replacing your home’s siding is worth the investment? Simply put, the answer is yes. This single home improvement project will add beauty and resale value to your home and save you money on energy costs. In addition to all these great benefits, you can expect almost an 81% return on your investment!
New siding can dramatically improve the first impression of your house. It’s a great way to create a new looks by changing the color or switching to a whole new style of siding. If you have an older home with faded, worn out siding, replacing it can make the house look like new again.
Unless you’re planning to live in your home forever, resale value is an important consideration. New siding is a great benefit to buyers especially if it’s low-maintenance or adds fire resistance, like with fiber cement styles. It also shows pride of ownership that can be reassuring to the next person who may own your home.
The exterior materials should protect your home against the harsh elements here in the Midwest. Strong, durable siding that can withstand hail, wind, strong sunlight and freezing temperatures will help prevent costly structural damage, mold or mildew.
Depending on the type you choose, new siding may require little to no maintenance. Replacing old wood siding with new vinyl, steel, fiber cement or smart board siding eliminates the need for scraping and painting every few years because they’re so durable. And, they often come pre-finished in the color of your choice.
New siding wraps your home in additional layer that helps the inside stay cooler in summer and warmer in winter without driving up your utility bills. Each siding product has different energy efficiency ratings, so compare all of your options. Think about adding a moisture barrier to keep wind and moisture out of your home while still allowing it to breathe.
Precision Windows and Doors offers replacement siding for homeowners in the Kansas City metro area. To request a free estimate, call us at 816-524-8999 or 913-649-1199.