Homes in the Des Moines, IA area are subjected to a lot of wear and tear. All of this can be detrimental to the siding on your home. The hot, bright sunshine in the summer months can fade siding. High winds, hail, and thunderstorms during the spring and fall months can damage the siding. And cold temperatures, ice, snow, and temperature changes can cause the siding to become brittle and crack. Even the animals that frequent the Midwest can cause siding issues--raccoons, squirrels, and mice often burrow behind the siding to make their nests.
Old siding with cracks, warping, and fading can cause problems for you as a homeowner. Cracks and warping or twisting can let in air or moisture, causing mold growth or damage to your home.
So how do you know for sure when it's time for new siding? There are a few key factors that you can look for in your Des Moines, IA area home. If you notice these issues with your siding, it's probably time to call a professional siding installer and get it replaced:
But you might not want to just replace your siding anytime. what time of the year is best for siding replacement? There are, of course, some perks and downfalls to every time of year, but here is a basic rundown of when you should replace your siding, and when you should NOT replace your siding (as well as why):
If you want to talk to our expert siding installers in the Des Moines, Iowa area, give us a call at 515-289-0100 today!
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