Let’s face it, remodeling trends come and go, and some materials lose their popularity as quickly as they gain them. But one material that has stood the test of time is prefinished siding. If you are thinking about updating your home’s exterior, here are three good reasons why you should consider prefinished siding as the material of choice.
Your home’s siding protects you from external elements, such as rain, wind, sunlight and snow. Aside from your roof, your siding also plays a big part in the external appearance and quality of your house. If there are any breaches to the integrity of your home’s siding, the subtle effects can be felt in time – like having higher electricity bills even though your lifestyle has not changed, having allergic reactions even though your window is closed and other often unseen effects. What factors contribute to the deterioration of your siding?
Preparation before any renovation or remodeling project can help keep hassles and delays, as well as post-installation clean-up, to a minimum. Here are some tips on how to prepare your home for a siding replacement project.read more
Many homeowners don’t consider replacing their siding unless the damage is fairly obvious. But there are other signs that indicate that you should update your siding, including the following:read more
If you have a siding installation project in the near future, you’re probably looking for ways to save on the project. Some homeowners think that taking the entire project on, on their own will pay off in the long run by saving on installation costs, but experts say that hiring a contractor is actually a better investment. Why is this the case? Read on to find out.read more
Flying debris carried by strong winds during a severe storm can wreak havoc on your home’s exterior. Aside from shattered window glass and torn roof shingles, punctures and dents may also become apparent on your siding. Given how it plays an integral role in your home’s curb appeal, you must know what to do if it suffered storm damage.read more
House wraps are a cause for confusion for many homeowners looking to install new siding largely because most people don’t really know their purpose. Do they prevent moisture and mold growth? Are they there to minimize drafts and leaks? In today’s post, Kerch Exteriors tries to shed light on house wraps so you can determine whether or not you should get them for your home.read more
Getting new siding might seem easy, but there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. After all, aside from the material itself, you’ll have to consider several other factors to make sure you’re choosing the right siding for your home. One of the factors to pay attention to is the siding profile. Unfortunately, some homeowners find it difficult to make the right decision.read more
Snow days and hailstorms are usually reason enough not to do any work on your siding in the middle of a Minnesotan winter. However, if you’re lucky enough to find several days of clear weather somewhere during the season, you’ll be happy to know that replacing your siding even during winter has some very surprising benefits.read more