In addition, to the massive aesthetic imporvement, new siding and gutters extend the life of your home dratically from their performace in drainage and protection from water intrusion, as well as a substanital increase in the value of their home. Statistics show that for every $1 invested into an exterior project, a homeonwer can expect $3 return in the equity on their home. We’re here to help make caring for your roof easy. Contact us today at (215)-774-2950 to learn more.
After contacting Umbrella Roof, we’ll schedule a time and day to visit the property with you and begin the process of providing you with a thorough analysis if a potential siding/gutter installation. Much like roofing it is very important to understand and pay attention to the details. Almost as important as the new install in understanding the components that are in place. These are just some of the details our experts will discuss with you:
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Siding is a protective material attached to the exterior of a building. It serves to shield the structure from the effects of weather, insulate, and enhance the aesthetic appeal of the property.
Common siding materials include vinyl, wood, fiber cement, metal (such as aluminum or steel), stucco, and brick. Each material has its own advantages and considerations in terms of durability, cost, and maintenance.
The lifespan of siding varies depending on the material. Generally, vinyl siding can last 20-40 years, wood siding around 20-30 years, and fiber cement siding can last 25-40 years. Regular inspections can help determine when replacement is necessary.
Regular cleaning, inspection for damage, and prompt repairs are key to maintaining siding. Cleaning methods vary based on the material, and specific care instructions from the manufacturer should be followed.
Gutters are essential for directing rainwater away from the foundation of a building. This helps prevent water damage, erosion, and basement flooding.
Gutters should be cleaned at least twice a year, typically in the spring and fall. However, if your property is surrounded by trees, more frequent cleaning may be necessary to prevent clogs.
Gutter guards are devices designed to prevent debris from entering and clogging gutters. They can be beneficial in reducing the frequency of gutter cleaning. However, they are not foolproof and may still require occasional maintenance.
Adequate insulation and ventilation in the attic can help prevent ice dams. Additionally, keeping gutters clean and installing heating cables can reduce the risk of ice buildup.
While installing basic gutter systems may be a DIY project for some homeowners, it’s recommended to consult with a professional for proper sizing, placement, and installation, especially for larger or more complex systems.
Signs of gutter issues include sagging, leaking, rust, peeling paint, or water overflow during rain. Regular visual inspections and addressing issues promptly can prevent more significant problems.
Yes, damaged or clogged gutters can lead to water pooling around the foundation, causing erosion and potential foundation damage. Properly functioning gutters are crucial for directing water away from the foundation.