The refreshing curb appeal that replacement siding can add to your home is to be expected. You finally get that updated home exterior you’ve desired. Adding trim and accents with vibrant color contrasts creates a stunning difference that makes your home stand out.
But there are also some hidden benefits you’ll be thrilled to enjoy once you choose to have your siding replaced. Here are some of our favorites:
Bonus Benefits of New Siding
Why not go ahead and make the switch to new siding?
1. Make the most of your property value
Real estate pros will be quick to tell homeowners who want to sell their property in the near future that siding replacement is a stellar way to maximize your property’s market value. It’s one of the top upgrades homeowners opt for before listing. When you invest in your home, you actually get paid back when it sells. New fiber cement siding increases your home value by over 73% of your siding’s price (one of the top remodeling ROIs). The updated look, fresh paint, and no need to repair or replace siding draw motivated home buyers quickly.
2. Uncover hidden damage
When you reside your home exterior, your current siding is removed, often exposing damage due to moisture intrusion such as wood rot. The longer moisture damage goes undetected, the greater the need for repairs. If left concealed, water infiltration from your current siding could even create costly structural damage. Once you reside your home, you ensure future homebuyers that there are no surprises (like unhealthy mold and mildew growth) under the surface of your siding—giving them confidence in their investment.
3. Maximize your home’s indoor comfort level
New siding increases your home’s insulation, making it more comfortable inside with less energy usage—yielding lower utility bills. Installation includes a layer of house wrap (to prevent moisture intrusion) and sealing any areas that may have been leaking. Your siding itself adds insulation, particularly if it is thick (like fiber cement).
4. Rest at ease that your home is protected even during harsh weather
Siding replacement will give you peace of mind even when severe storms come to the area. New siding resists water infiltration and high winds, ensuring your biggest investment is well protected.
5. Enjoy the assurance that your home’s structural integrity is sound
When worn-out siding becomes compromised and allows water into your home without your knowledge of it, your home’s structural integrity can become susceptible to costly problems. Siding replacement removes the possibility of your home’s structural integrity becoming impacted, giving you assurance your home is sound and trustworthy.
6. Free up your time to do the things you love most
If you’ve ever had wood siding, you know how tedious its maintenance requirements are. You’ve got to:
- Keep bushes and trees trimmed back from touching it (to prevent moisture infiltration)
- Clean your gutters regularly (to direct water away from your wood siding)
- Re-caulk around doors and windows (to prevent water intrusion)
- Clean dirt and mildew off your siding annually
- Repaint it every few years (to keep it sealed)
With new vinyl, stone, fiber cement, or James Hardie siding, you will have minimal maintenance, freeing up your time to do the things you love most!
America’s Favorite Siding Material
Fiber cement siding lasts up to 50 years when it is properly installed and well-maintained. Its durability, fire resistance, and pest resistance are just some of the reasons this is America’s number-one choice in siding. James Hardie is the top manufacturer of fiber cement siding in the U.S. with over 8,000,000 homes covered in their durable siding.
Stunning Siding Sets Your Home Apart
Don’t allow your current siding to dim your curb appeal, create hidden water infiltration, and leave your California home uncomfortably under-insulated. Get the siding renovation you’ve been dreaming of, and love coming home to an attractive mold-free home that you know is healthy to live in.
At Approved Contractor, we know you want the job done right the first time, which is why we’ve put an emphasis on training and have certifications to show we’ve mastered the manufacturer’s best practices, ensuring you get the optimal performance you deserve out of your new siding for your Los Angeles or San Diego area home. Get a free siding estimate.