Is Your Siding Protecting Your Home?

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Your siding is designed to protect your home, but damaged or improperly installed siding can increase the risk of damage to your home. Recognizing the signs of faulty siding can help you know when it’s time to have new siding installed, so we put together a list of some of the most common signs that you need to replace your siding.

Is Your Siding Protecting Your Home?

  • Bubbling- Siding that doesn’t look quite right is typically not protective. A common sign of damaged siding is bubbling beneath the siding’s surface. This bubbling is most often the result of moisture damage, which can be a serious issue.
  • Mould or Mildew Growth– Mould and mildew thrive where there’s moisture, so another sign that there’s moisture damage on or behind your siding is mould and mildew growth. This type of growth is usually seen around the seams of your siding, so make sure to pay special attention to those areas.
  • Fading– The appearance of your siding may not be your biggest concern, but your siding beginning to fade is important to note even if you aren’t worried about aesthetics. Siding can maintain a vibrant appearance for a long time, so once it’s begun to fade, you know that your siding is nearing the end of its life expectancy. Older siding isn’t as effective at keeping water out of your home, so you should look into replacing your faded siding.

Do you need new siding for your home? If so, we can help. We do more than gutter work here at Gorilla Gutters and are well-equipped to provide you with the excellent home siding you can rely on. Call us today if your home’s siding has got to go.