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
When it comes to your home’s exteriors, you wouldn’t want to leave it in the hands of a subpar contractor that cuts corners when completing home improvement projects. Not only will it be a waste of your money, but it can also mean more problems for your home later on. This is why it pays to do proper research and vetting when considering a contractor for your siding project.
If you’re planning to spruce up your home this season, why not focus on its exterior? The siding, after all, is a highly visible design element that helps your home make a better impression from the curb. When your existing one is already old and failing, replace it with something newer and better. One option that’s fast gaining traction today is engineered wood siding. But what exactly is it, and how does it benefit you?
Your siding is an important part of your home as it not only improves your home’s curb appeal, but its energy efficiency as well. However, as time goes by, it can sustain damage that can be detrimental to your home’s appearance and performance. This leads homeowners to sometimes question if they should have their siding repaired or replaced.read more
Before you can choose which shake pattern, material or paint color to use on your siding replacement project, you first have to decide whether to hire a local siding contractor or go with a well-known national company.
LP® SmartSide® products feature the warmth and beauty of natural wood without the necessary maintenance. SmartSide trim and siding are available in 16-inch lengths, resulting in fewer seams on joints on your exterior. These products are more impact resistant than other materials like fiber cement and vinyl. They’re also lightweight, meaning they’re easy to install, and labor costs can be reduced.