Choosing Your New Siding And A Good Time To Have It Installed

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Getting new siding installed is a big step because siding has a huge impact on the appearance of your home. Once you realize your old siding needs to be replaced, start comparing your options for siding installation so you have time to plan and make a wise choice. Here's a look at a good time to have new siding installed and selecting the right type of siding for your home.

Choose A Good Season For Installing New Siding

Talk to a siding contractor about the right time of year to install the particular type of siding you're thinking of buying. You may need to work around the hottest days of summer and the coldest days of winter when you're having vinyl siding installed. If your siding is in bad shape, then you probably don't want to delay having it replaced. However, if you have time to wait, you may want to have it installed in the fall of the year when the peak season for installations has passed. Having siding installed in the off season might save you some money. Local temperatures and climate also factor into the best time of year to have the particular type of siding you want installed.

Select The Right Siding For Your Property

It's always good to undertake home improvement projects with resale value and potential in mind. While you want siding you love and enjoy owning, you may also want to consider what future buyers might like. Siding comes in many colors, and you might like something bold and different. However, basic and traditional colors might blend in better with your neighborhood. It's often a good idea to blend in rather than stand out in a neighborhood when it's time to sell your house. Another thing to think about is the amount of maintenance the siding will require. Wood siding that needs a lot of care could be a burden for you and a turn-off for potential buyers who want to avoid a home with an exterior that needs a lot of maintenance.

Also, consider if you like to change your home's colors frequently. If so, you want siding that accepts paint so you can change the color when you like. This allows you to have a unique and eye-catching color while you live in the house and the ability to change the color to something neutral when it's time to put your home on the market.

When you're ready for your new siding to be installed, talk to a contractor about your options and get a quote for the job. Once you've agreed to the price and the supplies have been ordered and delivered, work can begin. Expect it to take several days for the work to be done depending on the type of old siding you have and the type of new siding you're having installed.


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