Have you looked at the outside of your house lately–carefully, that is? Have you been wondering off and on how to know when to replace vinyl siding? Well, maybe that time is now. Vinyl siding lasts a long time; in fact, many people will live in their homes for decades without even thinking about replacing the siding, even though they’ve probably done other “major” replacements, such as the furnace or the roof.
So, what are the signs you really should pay attention to? And what will this sort of project cost? Keep reading and we’ll answer these questions and more.
Knowing When to Replace Vinyl Siding
You might have guessed already that your siding needs to be replaced just based on hunches. You’ve tried washing it and it still looks drab… your house just doesn’t look that good anymore.
“Over the years, manufacturers have improved the quality of vinyl products to the extent that they are now hard to distinguish from their metal and wooden counterparts. “So if it’s time for replacing vinyl siding on your home, you can feel confident that, when the job is complete, it will look much, much better. Here are the major signs of vinyl siding degradation homeowners should pay attention to: