What used to be your beautiful Pittsburgh home is now becoming a maintenance project. The siding on the outside of your home is starting to crack. You are wondering “how do I know when it needs to be replaced?”. In this article, we are going to give you a few things to look out for on siding that is on your home. If they display these things, you will know it is time to replace or repair your siding.
When deciding to replace siding is it important to look at the damages on the siding. If the siding is starting to display cracks or it being loose, this is a sign that it may be time to replace it. If you are located in a place like Pittsburgh with its brutal winters & rainy season it can leave your individual boards with water damage.
Another thing to look out for when replacing siding is rotting. If it is not visible it is always important to take a screwdriver and gently insert it underneath to feel if any of the boards are soft.
Plants & Mold
Finally, if plants or mold have started to grow on or beneath your siding, it is important to replace it as soon as possible. Most fungus, mold and more are not dangerous. It is still important to keep your home sealed off from water. Leaving it in the state that it maybe can cause leakage. This means more money to spend on repairing your Pittsburgh home.
There are many more things to consider, this was just our rundown list of things to look out for when deciding on knowing when its time to replacing your siding. If you have run into a problem and you need help. Professionals at LOCO want to give you a high-quality project at a great price. For more information visit our website or call 412.214.8441