Want to spruce up the house before the holidays? Fall is prime time for vinyl siding installation in the South Shore. Here’s what you should know if you’re thinking about upgrading your home’s exterior.
The best vinyl siding lasts 20+ years. This is important information if you’re in your forever home. Maximize your budget and preserve the appearance and integrity of your home by investing in a high-quality vinyl siding. Look beyond the samples you can see at the local home improvement stores. Professional builders recommend better products based on the performance they see working on South Shore homes. The price difference is fairly small: you can get a much better vinyl siding without spending a lot more money if you work with an expert siding contractor.
Exuberant color is for every home. After decades and decades of white and beige being the top selling vinyl siding colors, these traditional favorites are giving way to vivid colors. Blues and greens are among the top new favorite home trends, while warm browns and dramatic black are also gaining popularity. One of the advantages of choosing vinyl siding for your colorful home is that vinyl needs so much less maintenance than painted wooden siding. Choose vinyl, and all you need to do is have the house power-washed occassionally.
New siding can also increase your home’s energy efficiency. As climate change and extreme weather events continue to occupy everyone’s attention, it’s important to do what we can to reduce our home’s carbon footprint. Combined with the proper home insulation choices and expert installation, having vinyl siding installed on your South Shore home can result in you being able to keep your home warm for less money. For the ultimate in energy efficient upgrades, you’ll want to talk to your contractor about replacement windows and doors as well. Entranceways and windows are responsible for a significant amount of energy loss in the typical home. Upgrading can make a serious improvement in household efficiency levels.