Signs It’s Time to Replace Your House’s Siding

Jan 22, 2024

Siding makes up a large portion of your home’s exterior and plays a huge role in protecting it from the elements. If you’ve started to notice some signs that it’s time to replace your house’s siding, have no fear—the expert team at Pure Home Restoration, Minnesota’s leading siding company, is here to guide you through the process. In this article, we’ll answer commonly asked questions about the signs you need new siding, the installation process, and product options for your siding replacement.

The Signs Your Home Needs New Siding

Homeowners should examine the exterior of their homes periodically for visible signs of damage. Here are a few signs that it’s time for a siding replacement:

Fading Colors and Peeling Paint

Over time, the vibrant colors of your house siding can fade due to exposure to the elements. Similarly, the paint can begin to chip or peel. Consider opting for a fresh, new look with our wide range of vinyl siding, steel siding, and engineered wood siding.

Warping or Rotting

Some types of siding—wood, especially—are susceptible to warping and rotting. If you see boards that are no longer straight or have soft spots, it’s time to consider a siding replacement. For those who like the look of wood siding but want something a little more durable, upgrading to engineered wood siding is a great solution.

High Energy Bills

Old or damaged siding can compromise your home’s insulation, leading to increased heating and cooling costs. If you’re looking for more energy-efficient options, you may want to explore insulated vinyl or steel siding.

Cracks and Holes

Visible cracks and holes in your siding are not just unsightly; they also allow moisture to seep through, potentially leading to structural damage. Invest in your home by choosing a durable siding material that resists cracks.

FAQs About House Siding and the Siding Replacement Process

If you haven’t had to hire a siding contractor before, you may have a lot of questions. Hopefully, you’ll find them answered here:

Q: How Many Siding Materials Are There?

A: There are many siding materials on the market today, including wood, vinyl, steel, aluminum, engineered wood, fiber cement, stone, and stucco.

Q: How Do I Choose the Right Siding Material?

A: Consider factors like value, durability, maintenance requirements, and aesthetics. The siding company you work with will have associates to walk you through your options and help you find the best one for your needs.

Q: How Long Does a Siding Replacement Take?

A: The timeline for a siding replacement largely depends on the size of your home and the type of siding you choose. Normally, the process takes around 7-14 days. Rest assured that our team works efficiently to minimize any disruptions to your daily routine.

Q: What Maintenance Is Required for New Siding?

A: One of the advantages of most modern siding materials is their low maintenance requirements. Periodic cleaning is enough for our vinyl, engineered wood, and steel siding to maintain their beauty for decades.

Ready to Take Your Home to the Next Level?

At Pure Home Restoration, we take pride in helping homeowners in the Lakeville, Minnesota, area enhance the curb appeal and functionality of their homes with new siding. Ready to get started? Reach out to Pure Home Restoration today for a consultation to discuss options for your siding replacement. Our team is ready to answer any more questions you may have and provide you with a personalized quote.

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 Pure Home Restoration replaced all of the windows on the north, east and west sides of my house including the picture window and sliding glass door in the kitchen. Don was great to work with. They took care of all of the claim/insurance company dealings which was very helpful. I haven't had to do much more than enjoy the new windows. 
 Don Darnell and the Pure Home team were incredibly professional and knowledgeable throughout our entire repair process. Don went above and beyond advocating for us with our insurance company. His attention to detail throughout the repair process was greatly appreciated which allowed for a seamless installation process. We would recommend Pure Home without hesitation and plan to work with them again if/when the need arises. 
 Pure Home was quick in responding to me, and worked directly with my insurance and mortgage companies to help guide me through the process of the claim. They had an onsite foreman each day to check the progress of both the roof and gutter replacements. They were professional and thorough. 
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