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5 Factors That Affect Your Siding’s Lifetime

People install siding so it can keep them safe no matter the season or the weather. This is mostly thanks to the siding material, but there are other factors at play here, too, including your choice of siding contractors.

Here are other things that can make or break any siding installation.

1. The Environment You Live In

Consider where you live and what the climate is like. Different states and towns need different siding to match. For example, vinyl siding contractors may provide better solutions for areas with intense sunlight instead of areas with strong winds.

2. The Level of Maintenance

How much work are you willing to put in to keep your siding clean? Different siding materials require different levels of maintenance. For example, vinyl siding can go months without being cleaned. On the other hand, materials like wood need regular care, especially if exposed to water all the time.

3. The Energy Efficiency Rating

Look for siding that can keep the heat out (in summer) and in (in winter). Ask your siding contractors for their expertise on this.

4. The Finish and Style

The right look will make a big difference in your home’s curb appeal. Other materials, like metal, do not have the diversity of style that vinyl does.

Looking for trusted siding contractors and the materials they offer is a good way to start your search. At DryTech Roofing LLC, for example, we offer James Hardie® fiber cement siding that looks great, lasts a long time and offers other benefits beyond the ordinary.

5. The Price Tag

While the most expensive doesn’t always mean the best, remember that you get what you pay for. Still, our best siding systems perform well without actually costing too much. We also offer different types of insulated vinyl and James Hardie® siding for long-lasting comfort at a price point that won’t break the bank.

DryTech Roofing provides siding and roofing services to homes in the state of Maryland. Call us at (240) 491-5600 or fill out our online form to request an estimate.