How Long Will Siding On Your Home Last?

Siding is important to the construction of the exterior  of the home.

A house is made of many parts, and all these different components serve different purposes, such as protecting or enhancing the home’s look.  Siding, is one of the most crucial parts of a house that serves both purposes.

What Is Siding? 

Siding is the material that covers and protects the exterior architecture of the home. 


How Long Is It Supposed To Last? 

Under the best circumstances, siding can last from 20 - 50+ years. However, there are many different things that can impact how long it will last. 


Different Types  Of Materials  React Differently

Different kinds of siding are  more resistant to certain types  of weather. For instance, fiber cement siding can resist heat and fire, while vinyl is prone to cracking on cold winter days.


3 Things To Consider  

Here are things to consider when choosing siding for  your home. 

1. Climate

3. Style of Home

2. Budget 

Installation Is Key 

The installation of the siding itself is also vital. If you opt for durable siding but isn't correctly placed, the chances of it being effective are slim to none. That's why you need someone who knows their way around properly installing home siding to get the most  out of it.


When Is It Time  For New Siding?   

Here are some indicators that it might be time to replace your siding. 

1. Cracked or Warped Siding

3. Color Fading or Paint Peeling

2. Fungus Growth

Who Do You Call When You Need  New Siding? 

JP Roofing

Proudly serving the Pittsburgh area,  JP Roofing has multiple services the bring you the best quality of roof.  Our professionals are ready to  give you a roof that is worth  your investment!