Most Colorado Springs homeowners don’t give house siding a second thought. However, because it is one of the most important elements of the wall system standing between the weather and your family and belongings, it makes it worth taking a minute or two to see if it is showing any signs that it needs to be replaced.
Here are some factors to consider:
It Needs to Be Repainted – Often
Most siding types only have to be repainted every 6 to 8 years, so if you have to repaint yours more often than that, then it likely needs to be replaced.
You’re Paying a Lot for Heating and Cooling
If your siding isn’t adequately protecting your home’s walls, then you are likely paying more than you should when it comes to heating and cooling bills. We offer a variety of insulated siding types by top manufacturers like James Hardie and CertainTeed.
It is Dented, Warped, Rotted, Bubbled, or Cracked
Siding that is clearly dented, warped, rotted, bubbled, or cracked should definitely be replaced to protect the integrity of the walls. This is also true if it has actual holes in it.
Take a screwdriver to poke at the area underneath the damaged piece to determine how deep the problem is. If the underside is soft or unstable, then your siding should be replaced sooner rather than later.
You Notice Damage to the Walls Inside Your Home
Peeling paint and loose wallpaper are both signs that moisture is getting into your home. Therefore, this is a clear signal that your siding needs attention immediately. This type of damage leads to major structural issues and expenses if left unattended.
It is Growing Mold or Mildew
Mold, mildew, and fungus are all signs that your siding may be letting moisture in and it isn’t drying properly. Although it isn’t a certainty that these types of growths are directly related to siding issues, further inspection is recommended to ensure that this isn’t the case.
Want Us to Inspect Your Siding for You?
Seamless Choice Siding is committed to helping you protect your home’s exterior. That is why we offer a free consultation and estimate conducted by one of our skilled and knowledgeable Home Improvement Experts. Contact us at (719) 445-7888 to schedule your inspection today.