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Old-Home Owners: 5 Signs it is Time for New Siding

If you’ve got an old home, the chances are it might be time to replace your siding. These warning signs let you know you need to think about a replacement.

It’s Discolored

You can usually get siding clean by using a combination of a pressure washer and a cleaner designed for siding. If you can’t get your siding clean anymore, it might be time to replace it.


The Siding Is Breaking

Cracked siding is a sign of too much weather affecting it. Companies like Drey Roofing see this all the time in older homes. If your home is old and your siding starts cracking, you might need to take measures to fix or replace it. A professional company can help you figure out the right way to fix it.


You Have to Keep Fixing It

If you have to keep trying to fix your siding, it’s probably best to just get new siding. Even though you can keep fixing it, you’ll need to replace it eventually. Simply replacing it could actually save you money instead of having to constantly dump your money into the repairs it needs to get it working the right way again. It’s sometimes better to just replace instead of doing constant costly repairs.


It’s Outdated

If your siding is outdated, you can do things to make it better. In fact there are types of siding that are made for modern homes and siding that’s made for old homes. The siding choices you have made it easy for you to figure out what will work best in your old house. The options can also make it easier for you to choose what’s going to work for your home.

It Doesn’t Match Your Home

Siding that doesn’t match can make your home look sloppy. Even if the rest of your house looks old, your siding doesn’t have to. Keep all of this in mind when you’re thinking about new siding. The right siding can have a huge impact on the way your home looks and the way it feels because of how siding is beneficial to keeping your home weatherized.


Between problems with the functionality of siding and the way your house looks, it could be time to replace your siding. If you’re thinking about replacing your siding, always make sure you have ti done the right way to ensure it lasts for as long as you’re in your home.

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