Gaining the admiration of friends and neighbors and putting down a sound long term investment in your home makes vinyl siding a smart choice for any homeowner. Vinyl siding can improve your home’s curb appeal in a big way. The cost effective, environmentally sound alternative to wood or cement fiber is easily installed and maintained.
Unless you’re a home improvement junkie with a particular craving for high wire acts you probably want to avoid working on your home’s siding when repairs are needed. The durable, lasting nature of vinyl siding makes repair sessions few and far between and even when you need to hire a specialist you won’t need to break the bank paying for maintenance.
Increased Curb Appeal
Increasing your curb appeal benefits you on many levels. The most glaring benefit of improving your home’s curb appeal is that you’ll be able to command a higher price when it’s time to sell. It also feels good to have a well manicured, tidy home for visitors to enjoy.
Whether you like it or not most foot traffic and drivers form a snap judgment of your home when they pass by. Having siding versus a wood-based facing which can weather and deteriorate makes your home look more appealing to potential buyers.
You likely don’t want to devote a few weekends each year to painting, chipping, caulking and other forms of upkeep. Having siding helps you free up your time to do what you truly want to do. Few people would choose to spend hours on end repairing and maintaining their home’s exterior.
High winds, tennis balls and any other form of potentially damaging influences have little impact on siding. Instead of worrying about whether your neighbor’s children are causing an imminent threat to your home with their wild waffle ball games you can rest easy. Dwelling on the lifestyle impact of siding alone can inspire you to choose this modern alternative to traditional wood-based facing.
Vinyl siding is a green option for people who want to take care of the environment. Siding is tremendously durable. You’ll also be able to keep your vinyl siding for years before replacing it with a new layer. You won’t be contributing to deforestation by using siding versus its common alternative.
Siding is also an energy efficient form of coating your home. Increased energy efficiency means less air conditioning in the summer time and less heating in the winter time. Cutting down on emissions helps preserve the environment and your bank account simultaneously. Why not pay less money to heat and cool your home while saving the environment?
Costs less Long Term
Saving on energy bills is just one financial benefit of having vinyl siding. Maintenance expenses and installation costs are lower than fiber cement or wood siding. Spend less time watching work being done to your home and less money paying people to handle installation or repairs. Choosing vinyl siding is a wise long term investment which places less strain on your pocketbook.