Siding is one of the most important aspects when it comes to the exterior aesthetics of your home, and updating your siding can boost your home’s curb appeal and give it personality and charm. But siding is not just about looks. In today’s post, siding and roof repair specialists Ken Morton & Sons, LLC shares a few other factors to consider before deciding on what kind of siding to get.… Continue Reading
Your siding is one of the most exposed parts of your home’s roofing system. It protects your home from weather damage and penetration, keeping all of the occupants safe. It plays a key part in increasing your home’s energy efficiency and curb appeal as well. However, once it gets damaged, should you have it repaired or replaced?
Local roofing and siding contractors often find themselves having to compete with larger national contractors. That said, local roofing and siding replacement contractors have more than one edge that their countrywide competitors do not. Here are some of the biggest advantages you can have when hiring a local siding contractor.
The American Craftsman is a popular style of home that was birthed by the 19th century Arts and Crafts movement. Furniture maker Gustav Sickley designed the style originally and went out to found the Craftsman magazine. His designs put attention to functionality, identifying most Craftsman homes with low pitched rooflines and low, overhanging eaves that expose rafters and decorative beams. The porches attached to these homes are covered with roofs supported by square columns with bases that touch the ground. The interiors normally incorporate wood-based furniture, especially with built-in storages.
Like the other components of your home’s exterior, your siding can get damaged because of harsh weather and extreme outdoor temperatures. You won’t have to worry if you regularly maintain it, but if you see surface cracks, loose panels, or fading, it’s a must that you fix the issue immediately…. Continue Reading