When it’s first installed, your siding will feel like it’s going to last forever. Unfortunately, siding has a limited lifespan that can be shortened by nature, bad luck, climate, and material choice. You might choose to replace your siding when remodeling your home. If a remodel isn’t in the works, make sure you check for these signs that it’s time to replace your siding before any significant problems like wall or interior damage begin.
Skyrocketing Utility Bills
If your utility bills have suddenly jumped for no good reason, your siding may be at fault. Skyrocketing bills warrant a seasonal inspection of your home both inside and out. Use this warning to check for leaking pipes, functioning thermostats, missing roof tiles, and insulation, and missing or damaged siding.
Breaks or Falling Pieces
Vinyl siding will be the more common type of siding to show breakage since while highly resistant to moisture …