Seasons are changing in Ohio, and with this, we believe it’s time for the exterior of your house to experience its own spring renewal. If your home is starting to show signs of wear or feeling a little outdated you might be thinking it is time for a change. If moving is not the right choice for you, perhaps a new exterior for your house might be an excellent idea for achieving the change you want.
When Should You Consider an Exterior Makeover?
An exterior makeover can give you that new house feeling without the expense of buying a new home. Often the age and condition of your house will dictate the need for an upgrade. Over time, many areas of your home’s exterior may begin to deteriorate and can potentially create problems for you.
If you notice any of these issues, it is time to consider an exterior makeover.
- The siding might be loose, missing or even cracked. Improper fitting of the siding and any missing pieces can lead to excessive moisture inside your home and a decrease in energy efficiency.
- Holes in the siding may mean that insects have eaten through it allowing moisture to make its way inside your interior and allowing pests inside your home.
- Cracks and bulges in the brick foundation walls.
- Diagonal cracks appearing in the steps and stairs.
- Loose bricks
- Ridging, Blistering, and Splitting
- Shrinkage can cause cracks and raise the upper layer of the roofing
Which Is the Best Material for Window Frames?
There will come a time when your windows will not work the way they are supposed to This situation calls for an upgrade. Replacing windows provides a number of benefits including an increase in the efficiency of your home energy system and improving the appearance of your home’s exterior.
Vinyl frames are the modern choice for window frames and are the most popular due in part to their ability to withstand the effects of harsh UV light exposure. The material is relatively durable and not too costly. An additional benefit of vinyl is the insulation it can provide.
How Can You Freshen Up Your Home’s Exterior?
Choosing and deciding on an exterior makeover is not an easy task, and can be quite intimidating. Maybe you don’t need a major makeover but could use an easy way to freshen up your home. You might consider giving your exterior a new coat of paint. When choosing the correct paint, focus on quality paint that will provide protection against fading, see the potential of the paint to hold up against temperature changes.
The roof and gutters play an important role in maintaining the integrity of your home. It might be time to replace the gutters with something that requires a little less maintenance. If you need to replace your roof, consider a high quality roofing shingle offered by Able Roofing to give your home more curb appeal.
Choosing to take on a makeover for your exterior is an important decision. Contact Able Roof with any queries that you have regarding your new exterior makeover project.