As winter approaches, homeowners typically begin to winterize different components of their homes. Sprinkler systems are at the top of the list, while many may forget about their home’s siding. Winterizing your siding can help extend the product life while ensuring a lifetime of protection for your Denver home. With proper maintenance and winterizing, your home will be better equipped to handle winter while helping lower your energy costs. Here are some tips on how to winterize your home’s siding.

How to Winterize Your Denver Home’s Siding

Unlike other exterior components, winterizing your home’s siding is mostly a preventative checklist. We recommend inspecting your home’s siding, looking for any potential issues. This preventative inspection can help ensure that there aren’t any cracks or weak spots that can lead to significant concerns when exposed to the winter elements. Even though most siding options are low maintenance, catching these problems before winter accelerates them can save you a lot of time or money. These inspections are particularly important for vinyl siding. Vinyl siding is more susceptible to cracking under extremely cold temperatures and can expand and contract during temperature change. Do a more thorough inspection to make sure your siding doesn’t have any damage that can be made worse by winter conditions.

Siding Options Engineered for Denver Weather

James Hardie fiber cement siding is actually engineered for our extreme weather variables, providing a durable option for homes throughout Denver. For homeowners concerned about their siding protection and would like to update to a material that offers strength all-year-round, James Hardie can provide that peace of mind. With ColorPlus technology, this is one of the lowest maintenance options that can offer a lifetime of durability and home comfort.

For more information regarding how to properly winterize your Denver home’s siding, please contact us!

Martin Faith

Martin Faith is the founder and owner of Scottish Home Improvements. In 2002, Martin became inspired to start his own siding company after he had a negative experience with a local contractor. His goal was to set a new standard for the industry by providing excellent customer service. Today, Scottish Home Improvements is the top Elite Preferred James Hardie contractor in the state of Colorado. Over the years, Martin's company has received numerous awards and recognitions including 12 consecutive gold stars and an A+ Rating from the BBB as well as the James Hardie President's Club Award.