Seamless Choice is committed to helping you make fully informed, educated decisions about your home repair, remodeling, and renovation projects. Therefore, we have put together a list of our most frequently asked questions about siding and roofing, just in case you may have some of these too.
Why do I need to know anything about roofing and siding if I am hiring a professional?
While our skillful and experienced staff know more than enough about home building and repair to help you make the right decisions when it comes to high quality materials and products, the more you understand, the better your choice will be for your family, your home, and your budget. We can help lead you in the direction you want to go, it is ultimately up to you to make the final decision based on what matters most to you.
I have homeowner’s insurance, so why worry about hail damage?
Although your insurance may pay a portion of your expense associated with weather-related damage, you still have a deductible which means money out of your own pocket. There is also the inconvenience often associated with home repairs, such as dealing with the insurance company and arranging for estimates. Although we do our best to minimize these, they cannot be eliminated completely.
Can’t I just save money and do the work myself?
If you have knowledge and expertise in roofing and siding, then you can certainly do the work yourself. Otherwise, you’re better off leaving it to the professionals who know how to properly install your siding, roofing, doors, windows, and all of the other accents in a way that provides you the greatest protection for one of your most valuable assets.
Why choose seamless siding?
The average home has more than 150 seams in its siding. With winds and rain that we often get in the Colorado Springs area, this opens your home’s exterior to moisture-related issues that can often become costly to fix. Seamless siding resolves this, providing your home a greater level of protection.
How does seamless siding hold up to hail?
When it comes to hail damage, seamless siding has the fewest number of claims, proving just how durable it is against the elements. Our United States Seamless® steel siding options are finished with DuPont™ Teflon® adding an extra layer of protection.
What if I need a piece replaced? Is it possible? And if it is, how will it look?
Seamless siding can be replaced one piece at a time, if necessary. United States Seamless®, a superior seamless siding manufacturer. You won’t even be able to see which piece was replaced and which has been there for years.
Is seamless siding environmentally friendly?
Of all of the types of siding available, seamless siding is not only the most environmentally friendly, but it also lasts the longest, reducing its footprint on the earth. It is Energy Star compliant, which also means lower heating and cooling bills for you.
How much maintenance is required with vinyl siding?
Other than washing your vinyl siding once a year, there is relatively little maintenance involved with it. You don’t have to paint it which consumes most of the cost and time with exterior home upkeep.
How durable is vinyl siding?
Generally, vinyl siding warranty is 20 to 40 years, which says a lot about their durability. Additionally, they are certified to handle over 100 mile per hour winds, protecting you from the sometimes unpredictable Colorado Springs weather.
Is vinyl siding expensive?
Vinyl siding is one of the least expensive siding options available, both in materials and installation costs.
What factors can reduce the life of my roof?
The sun, wind, extreme temperatures, and moisture can all affect how long your roof lasts. Proper roofing installation matters too, which is why Seamless Choice only uses the best and most professional roofers in the area.
Do I have to completely replace my roof, or can you just put the new one over the old asphalt shingles?
Although it is possible in some circumstances to put new shingles over old ones, this is generally not advised as it increases the possibility of damage by both wind and hail.