The main purpose of your homes siding is to be an exterior layer of installation that protects all the elements within it. It helps regulate your heating and cooling while keeping moisture away from your foundation and interior walls, lowering the risk of mold and mildew. Your homes siding also give a beautiful face life to your home if done right. If you are considering new siding or your current siding needs repaired, call your local siding experts at L & D Wilson’s for an estimate and to get started today!
Vinyl has slowly become the most popular siding material. It not only the most affordable, but it also comes in a variety of colors that allow you to style your home the way you want at the fraction of the cost. It is designed to be water repellent and low maintenance. It should only need power washing occasionally. Vinyl siding is lightweight and easy to install and is the most economical option. Contact our team if you have any questions about our vinyl siding services.
This part of your home is just as, if not more, important than your siding. Your soffit is the siding that is underneath your roofs overhang and your fascia is the exposed board on the front of the overhang. Their purpose is to provide vital airflow between your roof and attic while also holding in and giving support for your last row of shingles. They are foundation elements that are needed if your home is to be healthy and functional.
Ensuring that your homes siding is damage free is vital for a strong, healthy home. But how are you supposed to know if your siding needs repaired without knowing the warning signs? Before you assume that everything is okay, or before you speak with one of our professionals at L & D Wilson’s, please pay attention to the warning signs that are listed below.
Warped siding is an indication of serious damage to your home. Often warping can mean that there is rotting in the material underneath. Any irregularities you see on your home should be dealt with as soon as possible.
If your home has wood paneling, its recommended that you check for brittle or powdery sections that may be crumbling. If any moisture had gotten inside, your paneling is going to break down and lose its strength. If this begins to happen, call an expert immediately to avoid further decay.
The earliest and easiest sign of damage. These openings are key entry points for insects or moisture and can threaten the material behind your siding and can become a health concern for the walls, interiors and those who live in your home. Depending on the extent of the cracks, you may be able to patch repair or the panel might need replaced.
Any moisture, mold or mildew you find inside your home should be an immediate call to your local service team. If moisture is intruding on your home’s interior, you might need all new siding and possible new installation based on the amount of water damage your home had sustained.
In some instances, siding damage can be nearly impossible to see. However, if you have seen a random increase on your energy bills without making any changes, that should be a clear indicator. This can be one of two things, your widows or siding, regardless, you should call one of our experts out immediately.
It may be difficult to see, but insects and birds love to get up and under your siding. They like to burrow through to get inside your home. We recommend that you keep an eye out for mobs of insects filing around or if you often see insects coming from one area of your home. This is usually an easy patch-up fix, but to be successful it needs to be done immediately to prevent further damage to your property.
Whether you are in the market for new siding to update your home, or you have noticed damage and need instant repairs, our team is here to help. Located in O’Fallon Illinois, we also service the local metro-east community in towns such as Belleville, Collinsville, Granite City, Edwardsville, and more! Regardless of your home’s placement, our team will be there to assist you in fixing your home’s damage or assist you in turning your old home into an incredible value for resale. There is nothing we cannot do.
If you are interested or in need of any of our siding repair or installation services and live in O’Fallon, Illinois, or other surrounding areas, please give us a call and we can be ready with an estimate. Our team works in a quick and efficient manner and is ready to help lift the extra stress off your shoulders or make your remodeling dreams come true. Call us, today!