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When it comes to replacing the siding on your home, the process may seem daunting and expensive. With so many options on the market to choose from, it can be hard to decide what type of material would be the best fit for your home and budget. Read on to learn more about vinyl siding, one of the most popular and affordable options available.

How to know if your Siding is bad

Siding is a key player when it comes to your home’s structural well-being. However, age, excessive moisture and extreme weather conditions can play a role in stressing out the exterior of your home. Even if your neighborhood has not recently been in the path of extreme weather conditions that would make replacing your siding an obvious need, there are still a number of signs that can show a homeowner that their siding is compromised. If you have recently noticed any swelling, warping, seam separation or moisture inside your home, chances are your siding is failing. Even though replacing the siding on your home may seem like just a cosmetic issue in most cases, replacing your siding can also ensure that your home is as energy efficient as possible.


Vinyl siding is not only praised for its versatility, but also its durability. The technical name for this kind of material is polyvinyl chloride. It’s proven to be an ideal exterior material because it stands up against corrosion, high winds and pests such as termites.

Maintenance After Installation

Vinyl siding requires little to no maintenance after installation. If your neighborhood does see extreme weather conditions and a board, or a few, need to be replaced, the process is simple. Vinyl siding also comes in both horizontal and vertical applications. To keep the paint color looking fresh you won’t have to spend an arm and a leg. All it takes to keep your paint looking like new is to wash the siding at least once a year.


When compared to other siding options, vinyl is typically the most affordable option. Of course, there are a number of variables that play into the final cost such as the manufactured thickness, style, labor and overall size of your home. The value added advantages of vinyl include its fast installation process and its low maintenance qualities.

Contact ERD

Our contractors at Exterior Remodel & Design are experienced in installing vinyl siding and can help you with every last detail. We can examine your home and damages, write-up an estimate, and even walk you through the insurance process to help ensure that you get all of the repair and replacement costs covered.

If you need new siding in Omaha or Lincoln, you can trust Exterior Remodel & Design for the highest quality installation or repair. To receive a free estimate, contact our team today by phone at (402) 861-0000, by email, or by contact form.