Should You Replace or Repair Siding?

An example of damaged siding

Should You Replace or Repair Siding?

Your siding is an important part of your building. Whether you own a business or a home, you need to take care of your siding. Not only is damaged siding unsightly, but it can also become a bigger problem over time. Damaged siding does not provide protection to your home from the elements. In the short-term, damaged siding will increase your energy bill by increasing the energy needed to heat or cool your building. Damaged siding can also allow pests to easily enter your home. But eventually damaged siding can compromise your building’s structural integrity. But, when your siding is damaged, a common question is whether it is better to replace it entirely or repair it.

Benefits Of Repairing Siding

The chief benefit of keeping your current siding and simply replacing the broken parts is that it is cost-effective. Replacing your siding is ideal in two scenarios: the damage to your siding is minimal, your siding is designed for easy replacement. if you have a siding type like vinyl siding or some wood sidings, it can be convenient to simply remove the damaged area of the siding and replace it with new siding. This process is inexpensive and it is good for small infrequent repairs. However, if you have had the same siding for a long period of time, it took extensive amounts of damage, or you would like to upgrade your siding, you may consider using the damage to your siding as a reason to replace your siding.

Benefits of Replacing Siding

The biggest benefit of replacing your siding is that new siding provides better protection. New siding is an investment that pays for itself over time. The first thing you need to consider is what siding is best for your house or business. Based on your budget, the location of your property, the local environment, and a few other factors, an exterior contractor can recommend siding to you that provides the best protection. Beyond protection, new siding can make your property look better and comes in a variety of styles and options that any property owner would be happy with the results.

Get A Siding Recommendation From Novus Exteriors

Based on your budget and your specific siding needs, our team would be happy to recommend siding options. Repairing siding is cost-effective in the short term, but in some cases, it is better to completely replace your siding because of the longer-term benefits involved. Our team would be happy to answer any questions, provide quotes, and help recommend siding options. To get started, contact us online via our contact form.

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