The siding of your home cracking and crumbling is one of the first signs that you need to repair it. This can be due to water damage. It might also simply be due to the age of the home. If not taken care of at the earliest possible time, this can lead to even greater problems, including the crumbling of your home’s foundation. This is something you want to avoid at all possible costs, as it is pricey to repair, and it requires far more work and time to complete these services, as opposed to just having to repair the siding.
When the time comes to repair your home’s siding or to replace it, we are the licensed, bonded, and insured specialists to call. We offer Middletown Hardie Board Siding, which is more durable than traditional cement for replacing and repairing the damage to the current siding in your home.
If you’re wondering what Middletown Hardie Board Siding is, it’s a combination of cement, cellulose wood, water, and fiber, to create the siding material which is applied to the exterior of your home’s surface. It is not only more durable than cement alone, or other siding materials on their own, it is also far more appealing to the eye, and will greatly improve the aesthetic appeal of your home upon application instantaneously. The innovative product is easy to install onto the home, and we can use it for both general repair to a particular area of the home, or we can utilize it if we are going to replace all of the siding on your home.
When you hire us to repair or replace your home’s siding, we are going to begin every service call with an assessment of your home. We will inspect the roof, the siding, flooring, the foundation, as well as other structural beams or posts around the home. We will make sure nothing is being uprooted, or that there isn’t extensive damage which is hidden below the surface.
Check the interior and perimeter of your propertyMake sure to look for hidden damage, water damage, mold and mildew damageLook at other peripheral surfaces including gutters or beams, which can cause structural damageLook for obstructions, roots, or other items below ground which might be dampening the base and causing damage
We will do a complete inspection of your home, to ensure we get a full picture of what is going on. It might look like a small area of the siding is cracking or crumbling. But, only upon a full inspection can we really get a deeper picture of what is going on, what has to be done, and which steps we are going to have to take, in order to repair the siding or replace it.
Only after we inspect your property can we provide you with a detailed quote of our findings, and help you decide if we can repair or if we need to replace the siding of your home all together.
After completion of our inspection and visit, we will provide you with a service quote for repair work if we believe this is a viable solution. We will only do repairs in cases where
It is safe and will not cause further damage to the siding or foundationDoesn’t compromise your home’s integrityIs safe for you and your family and will ensure your property is structurally intactWe can work on an entire area/patch or side of the home
We want to make sure repair services are done properly and that they are going to last. If we feel that general repair work is not going to do much good, or is going to compromise your home any further, we are going to suggest installation of new siding, or repairing an entire area of the home rather than just the small area where we have found the chipping and cracking have started to take place.
In other cases, we might find that replacement of the home’s siding is the optimal approach and the safest way for us to undertake the work you want to complete. We will
Remove the siding, damage, and interior structural damageWork around wiring and electrical lines to ensure they aren’t compromisedWork on the foundation if we not any damage and structural issues with beams, steps, or other surfaces nearby
Once we remove the walls or the area where we are going to replace the siding, we can install the new, structurally sound, Middletown Hardie Board Siding on your home. Not only is it going to instantly help stabilize your home, it is going to give it an entirely new shine and help improve the overall appearance from the moment we apply it to the perimeter of your home.
If we choose to replace one area, we might want to do the entire home. This is to ensure all surfaces are structurally sound, can withstand the pressure evenly, and also so your home has the same appearance on all surfaces where we are installing the new siding onto the exterior of your home. No two jobs are the same, so we want to get a full understanding of the level of damage we are going to be working with, which is what we will do during our first site visit and inspection of your home during our visit.
When the time comes to replace your home’s siding, one of the many options you have available to you as a homeowner is Middletown Hardie Board Siding. It is not only structurally stronger than cement, it is also more visually and aesthetically pleasing as well. If the time has come to replace the siding, do general repair work, or if you want us to remove and replace all siding on your home, we can help. Give us a call so we can schedule the initial consultation with you and discuss the areas we need to address around your property.
* For qualified buyers. $116 represents an average roof replacement. Your monthly payment may be more or less depending on the size of your roof.
Replacing a residential roof is a labor-intensive project and, depending on the type of roof, could take anywhere from a one day to a few days or more depending on the size and complexity. The time involved is substantially affected by the weather, as well.
Asphalt shingles can be installed properly during cold weather (late fall and winter) only if additional, costly measures are taken. Most asphalt shingle manufactures require that a specialized adhesive is manually applied the each shingle if temperatures are below 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Manufacturers of asphalt shingles recommend a pitch of 4/12 or more, but the absolute minimum pitch is 2/12. Pitch is measured in inches of vertical rise of the roof over one foot (12 inches) of horizontal run. So a 4/12 pitch roof rises 4 inchesfor every 12 inches of horizontal run.
Architectural asphalt — These products last about 30 years on average. Wood shingles and shakes — Wood roofing has a target lifetime of 30 years, but it can last much longer under moderate weather conditions.
|Wood Shake||14-20 years|
|Asphalt Shingle||10-30 years (20 is the norm)|
|Built-Up (BUR)||25-30 years|
This may surprise you — metal roofing is often quieter than an asphalt shingle roof. When installed with solid sheathing, a metal roof on your home will actually silence noise from rain, hail and bad weather better than other roofing materials.
The concern about metal roofs attracting lightning strikes is most likely associated with the fact that metal can be an electrical conductor. Even so, metal roofs do not attract lightning and are not struck any more frequently than other roofing materials.
If you have insurance and insurance is paying it is always your deductible, plus upgrades if any.
While a lot of people think that a leaking roof needs to be replaced, this may not be the case unless the roof is old. Missing, cracked, broken, and curling shingles can be repaired and replaced to stop a leak, while older roofs or roofs with multiple leaks or widespread issues should be replaced.
Costs vary greatly depending on the pitch of your roof, the type of shingles you have, what condition the roof is in, and how many layers of shingles you have. The best way to find out the cost is to have a free quote done.