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Top 3 Indications a Home Needs Siding Repair September 24, 2019

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Top 3 Indications a Home Needs Siding Repair, Newark, Ohio

You rely on your siding to protect your home against the elements, but what happens when siding starts to fail? Because many of the earliest signs of siding trouble are subtle, many people overlook the issues until damage has started to permeate the home. Here are a few aspects that signal your siding needs repair. 

Signs You Need Siding Repair

1. Difficult Maintenance 

How difficult is it to take care of the siding you have? If it tends to get dirty easily or has dry rot, you may be better off replacing the panels completely. Keep in mind that many new varieties of siding are designed to be low-maintenance, saving you time and money. 

2. Visible Damage 

sidingWhen you look at your siding, does it appear straight, flat, and parallel; or are the panels chipped, warped, or uneven? Vinyl siding panels can become warped because of improper installation, since securing the panels too tight against the side of the house doesn’t allow them to expand and contract properly. Wood siding can accumulate moisture from the elements, and metal siding panels can become scratched, dented, or rusted because of rainfall. 

3. Increased Power Bill

In addition to protecting your home from the elements, siding should also provide an added layer of insulation. If your gas and power bills start to become more expensive over the years, you may need new siding—there could be imperfections in the siding causing air transfer.


If you suspect that your home could use some updated siding, turn to Mike's Roofing in Newark, OH. For more than 23 years, this experienced team of professionals has been helping home and business owners throughout Licking County to repair or replace roofs, doors, and windows. To find out more about how they can help, visit their website, or give their team a call at (740) 763-2867.

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