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What to Consider when Choosing Siding Materials

Siding replacement is one of the most common home improvement projects that homeowners undertake. It’s a worthy project to undertake with all the aesthetic appeal and functional benefits it brings. With the many siding options available on the market, however, it’s fairly easy to fall victim to option paralysis and lose track of what you want in the first place.

Here are some tips to remember when looking at siding options.


Ask how well siding materials perform against inclement weather as well as issues such as staining, painting, and chalking. Also ask your home improvement contractor about the maintenance requirements of the siding material you are considering.



Always look at the expected life span of materials. This general rule includes siding materials. Investing in an exterior siding that lasts through the changing seasons is still the better option to choosing more affordable alternatives that you’ll need to replace in just a few years.


It’s important to consider how easily your home improvement contractor can install the siding material. Make sure you choose one that’s workable so you can avoid unnecessary delays during the installation procedure. In addition, you might also want to consider eco-friendliness for a much greener alternative.


Lastly, does the siding option come in various finishes and colors? Don’t let siding types limit your choices. More than the aesthetic aspect, however, it’s also important to check if a siding material can perform well under varying weather conditions. This could come in handy for areas with unpredictable weather.

You can always count on Perdue Builders and Supply to provide you with exceptional siding replacement products. Our keen understanding of weather types helps us to recommend the best siding for you. We serve various areas in Washington, including Bothell and Seattle, WA. Call us today at (425) 398-8609 so we can set up a free, no-obligation quote at a convenient time for you.

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