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Five Benefits of Vinyl Siding

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Is it time to paint your home, again? Stop painting old shingles and consider the benefits of adding new vinyl siding to your home. There are many advantages to using vinyl siding that make it worth the investment. Here are five of the main benefits of investing in new vinyl siding.

  1. Never paint again. Vinyl siding does not need painting, yet it will look like new for decades. A quick cleaning and it looks new again. The painting aspect can pay for your vinyl siding over the years, saving you time and money off keeping your home looking great.
  2. Easy maintenance. Vinyl siding is not as porous as other siding materials, allowing it to stay cleaner longer. Mold and mildew are less likely to grow on vinyl, but any growth or debris can be easily washed off for simple, quick maintenance.
  3. Energy efficiency. New vinyl siding can be installed with a foam backing that offers better insulation qualities for your home. This helps reduce energy costs and makes your home more efficient.
  4. Damage resistance. Hail and other impact forces can damage many types of siding. Vinyl siding is durable and dent resistant, reducing replacement costs after hail storms or impact from other sources.
  5. Cost effective. Vinyl siding can last longer, require less maintenance expense and can require a small initial investment than many other types of siding.

If you want to keep your home looking great with less maintenance and cost, consider remodeling the exterior of your home with vinyl siding. There are many colors and textures to choose from to give your home a new look that will last for decades.

Posted on behalf of:
Atwood Home Builders
227 W 8th Ave
Homestead, PA 15120
(412) 638-1262


Stop Painting Your Home- Save Money With New Siding

Is it time to paint your home- again? This summer, instead of spending more money on another paint job, consider investing in new siding. There are several benefits to having vinyl siding added to your home that can add value to your home while making it more efficient.

Five Reasons to Choose Vinyl Siding

If you have wood shingles or old aluminum siding on your home, you are probably resigned to fact that you will need to paint or do repairs every few years. While both have their merits, neither can compare to the benefits that vinyl siding can offer. Before you spend another penny on maintaining your existing siding, consider these five benefits to owning vinyl siding:

  1. Low maintenance. Vinyl siding is easy to maintain. It cleans easy with mild soap and water, rarely needs paint and lasts for decades.
  2. Energy efficient. Vinyl insulates your home better than most other options, helping reduce energy bills in both winter and summer.
  3. Durable. Do you have dings in your old siding from the last hail storm? Vinyl siding is durable and will resist dents and dings.
  4. Aesthetics. Vinyl siding is beautiful, increasing the value and curb appeal of your home. There are many color and design options to choose from, making it a great choice for any home.
  5. Green living. For less impact on the environment, vinyl siding is an excellent choice. It is energy efficient, needs no paint or chemicals for maintenance and is recyclable, making it a green choice for your home.

If you are ready to give up calling the painter or repair man every few years for your siding, it is time to install new vinyl siding. Talk to your local home contractor about adding new siding to your home this summer.

Posted on behalf of:
Atwood Home Builders
227 W 8th Ave
Homestead, PA 15120
(412) 638-1262

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