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Comparing Both Sides: Vertical and Horizontal Siding
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When you’re looking to have the sidings of your home replaced, it is important to know which type of siding fits the aesthetic purpose of your home. First impressions really count, so when it comes to siding, there are a number of things to consider. It can be as simple as whether your siding should be vertical or horizontal. As a leader in siding and roofing replacement companies, we can give you a clear idea on which siding best fits your home. 

Vertical Siding

In most cases, this type of siding can be seen in commercial buildings. But if you want a more distinctive look for your renovation project, then a vertical siding replacement can be a good choice. This kind of siding can make your home look more elongated, which can be appealing to some homeowners. If you live in a neighborhood with most of the sided homes having horizontal siding, then this is a good option to stand out  and look visually striking. 

Vertical siding is also not susceptible to water damage, because the rain water just runs off it. So it’s easier to clean compared to horizontal siding, which can save time and money. This is also apparent if you choose the board and batten style panels, where the filler strips hide your vertical siding’s seams. If you also have fiberglass shingles on the roof of your home, then this type of siding fits well together.

Horizontal Siding

This type of siding is more common for homeowners, due to several reasons. It’s the least expensive, so it’s an ideal option if you need to replace your siding while on a budget. The style is also a popular choice in residential homes because most homeowners just prefer horizontal siding than vertical siding. Most contractors are more familiar with this type of siding so it’s easier to install. In most cases, it only takes around half the time to install compared to a similar vertical siding installation project. 

With PJ Sullivan Exteriors, you don’t have to make a choice between style and durability. We employ the best siding contractors to make sure your home exteriors are renovated according to your specifications. Give us a call at (201) 857-0600 or (914) 768-3002 for a free estimate. You can also fill our online contact form to set an appointment.

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