Why It’s Best to Replace All Your Siding at Once
Can your siding be replaced in sections, or is it better to replace it all at once? Technically, it’s possible to do a piecemeal siding replacement. But generally, it’s more practical and cost-effective to replace all of the siding panels at once.
The siding and roof repair contractors at Sprague Roofing and Restoration elaborate further below:
The Problem With Piecemeal Siding Replacement
When you replace your siding in sections, new siding panels won’t have the same appearance as older siding panels because they won’t have been exposed to the elements yet. As such, newer standing panels stand out from the rest of your exterior, and not in a good way. This mismatched look could lower your home’s curb appeal. When it comes to exterior design, consistency is key.
If you’re planning to replace your siding all at once, here’s a tip: It’s best to stick to just one brand. Using the same brand of siding will help ensure your siding’s performance remains consistent, as well as its looks.
Choosing the Right Siding
When taking advantage of restoration services, you should also consider whether your current siding can handle your local climate. Here’s a quick overview of the most common types of siding:
Vinyl siding – Thanks to its low-maintenance nature, vinyl siding is a smart choice for homeowners who don’t have a lot of time for maintenance tasks.
Fiber cement siding – Fiber cement siding is a more durable alternative to wood siding. Unlike wood, fiber cement doesn’t expand or contract when exposed to abrupt changes in the temperature.
To learn more about your siding options, consult a local contractor. Since they’re more familiar with the local climate and building codes, they can make better recommendations.
Sprague Construction Roofing offers a wide range of professional exterior services, including siding replacement and gutter repair. To request a free estimate, call us at (970) 514-4415, (307) 578-8765, or (406) 534-1222. You can also fill out this form. We serve homeowners in Billings, MT, and Cody, WY.