CAN VINYL SIDING HELP WITH ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN MY IOWA HOME?

Date December 29, 2018

Vinyl Siding and Energy Efficiency

Today energy efficiency is one of most important considerations for many homeowners. With energy costs climbing and environmental concerns, energy efficient products are on the rise. When choosing siding for your home, consider vinyl siding. It is both energy efficient and low maintenance. It is one of the best choices for siding. Some of the reasons it is one of the best choices include:

  • Keeps your Home Warm – Vinyl siding has two layers. One to protect from fading and UV wear and tear, the other for durability and strength. These two layers help reduce the passage of heat between the inside and outside, meaning it keeps the heat in during the winter and the heat out during the summer. It will help keep your home at a comfortable temperature all year round.
  • Inexpensive Option – Compared to other siding options, such as fiber cement or brick, it is significantly cheaper. While brick may be physically thicker and provide good insulation, modern advances have given vinyl siding equal potential to protect and insulate your home.
  • Keeps your Home Dry – Vinyl siding is known to be incredibly resistant to all types of weather. Rain, snow, and hail will not penetrate vinyl siding, protecting your home from water and hail damage, as well as mold and mildew growth on the interior of your home.
  • Low Maintenance – Vinyl siding is basically maintenance free. Every once in a while you should wash it down with a hose in order to clean it. No paint or chemicals should be used as it can harm the siding.
  • Keeps the Environment Clean – By choosing siding, you choose a siding that will last. Vinyl siding is known to last for at least 20 years, and if you choose a thicker variety, it lasts even longer. By having a durable siding that lasts, it reduces waste made during replacement.

Farm & Home Vinyl Siding Options in Des Moines

Vinyl siding has the best of everything. It is energy efficient, a strong insulator, a durable siding, and a cheap, low maintenance choice. Farm & Home in Des Moines offers a few types of vinyl with a variety of color choices. We provide siding installation for your convenience. We also offer roofing and window and door replacement and installation. Contact us today for more information on our services. Our service area covers areas within 75 miles of Des Moines. Give us a call today!

 

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