Energy efficiency might be a big concern for you, especially during the winter months. One of the best ways to achieve this is by investing in good siding material that helps insulate your home. This is important especially if your siding is starting to show its age and needs a replacement, and if you have it done by a trusted contractor in exterior renovation services, then you can have a more energy-efficient home.
How Good Siding Improves Energy Efficiency
Your home’s siding is the first line of defense against the natural elements. It’s also an insulator that keeps undesirable temperatures and inclement weather from impacting the people and things inside your home. But when you delay replacing your old siding, your home’s insulation won’t be that effective.
Having old siding also means having poor insulation, allowing the warm air to escape from inside your home and let the cold air from the outside seep in. This makes your home less comfortable as well as forces your HVAC system to work harder than it should. This will lead to higher energy bills, which isn’t very efficient.
The Best Siding Materials for Energy Efficiency
As a reputable siding and deck contractor, we understand how important it is to choose the right material for your home’s exterior. With new siding replacement, you won’t need to expend unnecessary energy just to ensure the comfort of your family. Here are some of the most ideal siding materials for your home:
- Vinyl – This material is known for its ability to withstand harsh elements, and it has options that mimic the look of many types of cladding including wood, stone, and slate, at a more affordable price. Vinyl siding is also a great choice if you want to increase the energy efficiency of your home.
- Fiber Cement – This is made of wood fibers that have been mixed with sand and cement. This is thicker than most other siding materials and has the ability to withstand extreme weather such as strong wind and hail. The paint lasts longer from the time of installation, so you won’t have to worry about refreshing for years to come.
When it comes to siding and replacement window services, Maris Home Improvements is the name you can trust. Call us at (636) 778-4343, or you can fill out our online contact form. Schedule your appointment today!