Homeowners looking for a siding repair or replacement often have a bunch of questions. Here are some of the most common questions.
1. How often should residential siding be replaced?
The lifespan of residential siding depends on the material and installation quality. However, as a general rule of thumb, siding should be replaced every 15 to 30 years.
2. What are the most common materials used for residential siding?
The most common materials used for residential siding include vinyl, fiber cement, wood, metal, and brick.
3. Can I install residential siding myself, or do I need a professional?
While some homeowners may be able to install siding themselves, it is generally recommended to hire a professional siding contractor. A professional contractor can ensure that the siding is properly installed, meets building codes and regulations, and has a warranty.
4. How much does residential siding installation cost?
The cost of residential siding installation varies depending on the type of material, the size of the home or building, and the location. It is best to obtain quotes from multiple contractors to get an accurate estimate of the cost.
5. How long does residential siding installation take?
The installation time for residential siding varies depending on the size of the home or building and the type of material being installed. However, most installations can be completed within a few days to a week.
6. How do I maintain residential siding?
The maintenance required for residential siding depends on the type of material. Generally, it is recommended to clean the siding annually using a mild detergent and a soft-bristled brush. Additionally, any damage or wear should be repaired promptly to prevent further damage.
MW Construction has the experience and expertise to work with you on your siding replacement or installation project. We have offices in Northfield and Somers Point and service most of the South Jersey area. Contact us today for further details or estimates.