Siding may be a big-ticket project, but it is necessary to maintain the longevity and beauty of your home. A new, quality siding can completely transform your home’s look, adding to its value and curb appeal, and provide a fresh change for you as a homeowner.
Not only is siding one of the first things about your home that people see, it is also the first line of defense against weathering and other impacts. The right siding can add more value and a beautiful look while simultaneously saving you money by protecting and insulating your home, thus lowering your maintenance and air conditioning bills.
There are many factors involved in choosing siding, such as appearance, cost, environmental friendliness, durability, lifespan, and ease of installation. Of these six factors, the three most important to consider our opinion, are appearance, cost, and durability. As a homeowner, you want to be sure that your siding gives you the look you want at the best price and can stand up to the weather in your area.
The most popular siding materials vary regionally due to predominant housing styles, local contractors, and typical climates. Though many types of siding are available everywhere, the most popular in Midwest residential buildings are wood, engineered wood, vinyl, metal, and cement fiber.
This article will weigh the pros and cons of the most popular siding options for Midwest homeowners like you, to assist you in the process of choosing the right siding for your home.