Top Tips to Help You Prepare For Your Siding Installation

Replacing your siding is one of the most important investments you can make for your home. New siding can transform your home’s exterior and improve its comfort and energy efficiency. Exterior Source is the leading home improvement company in our local area. We have over two decades of experience installing siding for homeowners. Here are a few tips for preparing for a siding replacement:

Select the Right Contractor for the Job

The contractor you choose for your siding installation has a major impact on your project’s success. You need to look for a reputable contractor with certifications, many years of experience, and good customer testimonials. Exterior Source meets those requirements. We are a CertainTeed 5-Star Contractor and an experienced James Hardie installer  Our customers also love what we do for them.


Aside from choosing the right contractor, you also need to learn more about the siding project. Research on your options for your vinyl siding project. By researching the details, you can better coordinate with the contractor regarding your siding project. Try to research the design, colors, and options that you want for your new siding. Provide us those details and we’ll recommend a matching product.

Prepare the Work Area

You need to trim any trees near the walls where we will install siding to prevent them from getting in the way and potentially damaging the siding. You also need to remove any furniture, lawn ornaments, or garden hoses from the job site.  Make sure to switch off the power to your outdoor lights and to put away your light fixtures.

Exterior Source is also an expert in windows, doors, roofing, and gutters. We are the number one choice for thousands of homeowners because of our excellent products, flawless craftsmanship, and great customer service. We’re proud that GuildQuality, a third-party customer satisfaction surveying company, awarded us with the 2016 GuildMaster Award for Service Excellence. We serve many areas including and Tidewater. Give us a call to learn more about preparing for a siding installation. We’ll be happy to provide you with a FREE Estimate.

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