Should You Paint or Replace Your Siding?

There are many reasons why you would paint your siding rather than replace your siding. Each situation is unique. So, how do you decide? Here are factors to consider to help you make your decision.

  • The siding’s age: If your siding is going to be replaced in five or so years, don’t paint it; just go ahead and replace your siding.
  • Cost: If you have a unique shade or tent you want your home color to be, it may be less expensive to paint it then replacing the vinyl siding.
  • Condition of siding: if the siding has dents or holes or rotting sections; it’s best to replace the vinyl siding.
  • Warranty: know your warranty as painting your vinyl siding may void your warranty.
  • Time: if you are removing or replacing your vinyl siding, you’ll need to plan on it taking several days. Painting the vinyl siding can usually be done in less time.

Power washing your vinyl siding only works for a certain amount of time. At some point you’ll need to make the decision to paint or replace your vinyl siding. Knowing what to consider and investigating the current state of your vinyl siding will help you make your decision easier.

Once your siding’s protective coating wears off, you need to decide to replace it. Painting your vinyl siding can help protect it from the elements. When you add another layer of protection, you are prolonging its lifespan.

If you do decide to paint your vinyl siding, make sure that you pick a paint that will work, as not all paint is compatible with vinyl siding.

If you have questions about vinyl siding, call BB Roofing. BB Roofing will help you find what best suits your needs and budget and guide you through an easy and pain free installation or painting process. Call BB Roofing for a free, no obligation estimate today.

Ladder Leaning Against an Historic House with One Side Freshly Painted (Green) and the Other Side Not (Yellow)