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Home Siding (Vinyl) delivers the warm, quality appearance of wood without the costly, time-consuming maintenance and repairs.

Vinyl won’t split, peel or rot. And because its color goes clear through the panel, it never needs to be scraped, stained or painted. The Home Doctor, a home siding contractor, offers vinyl siding that is manufactured with proprietary designs and ingredients to deliver greater durability, rigidity and wind resistance; more attractive, fade-resistant colors; more authentic touches and historical details. Vinyl Home Siding means eliminating the hassle and expense of repainting your house every five years or so. Besides saving work, vinyl siding can save you money with energy efficient options.

What should you look for when inspecting your Home siding?

 

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recommends using building materials that require “no additional finish resources to complete application on site” for green home builders as they reduce waste and materials used. Installing home siding – vinyl involves neither paint, stain, nor caulk and thus meets this NAHB requirement.

Red flags that indicate home siding may need to be replaced.

  • Blistering
  • Wavy siding
  • Loose seams
  • Buckling
  • Peeling paint
  • Paint oxidation
  • Uneven fading
  • Missing pieces
  • Un-insulated
  • Alligatoring
  • Mold spots
  • Mildew spots
  • Warped
  • Holes in stucco
  • Crumbling mortar
  • Dry rot
  • Termite damage
  • Aluminum
  • Rust
  • Color bleeding
  • Deteriorated caulking
  • Cracks

**Dry rot is a fungus that causes wood to crumble**

**Dry rot & termite damage is the most serious damages that can accrue and may eventually destroy your house**

**Alligatoring is a fine pattern of cracks resembling alligator skin, happens with multiple layers of paint**

If you have noticed any of the signs on the interior or exterior inspection mentioned above, your home siding could be failing. Have one of The Home Doctors siding specialists out to give you a FREE siding inspection.

Water may be leaking into your home causing dry rot, compromising the structural integrity, and causing mold/fungus growth. If this goes on for an extended period of time, the framing and exterior sheathing may need to be replaced and in some cases even the drywall, thus increasing the costs to the owner.

New home siding from The Home Doctor can bring a new, clean, crisp look and feel that can also match your homes current style.

The quality of vinyl home siding is superior to many other types of siding. It’s long lasting durability is fade resistant, scratch and dent resistant, and won’t crack or split during harsh winter months. It’s meant for performance and durability.

A common problem with leaking home siding is that it may go unnoticed for a long period of time. To prevent these additional costs and mold/fungus growth inside of your home, it is a good idea to have your siding inspected, and if needed replaced.

The Benefits of New Vinyl Home Siding:

We all know that replacement vinyl siding can add tremendous curb appeal, value, and beauty to your home. But there are many other benefits as well:

    • Change the appearance:
      Nothing spruces up a home and changes its desirability more than new siding.
    • Increase future resale value:
      New siding offers a benefit to home buyers because it extends the life of an exterior.
    • Lower utility bills:
      Adding insulation under siding provides a moisture barrier and prevents outside temperatures from disturbing the balance of interior climates.
    • Decrease maintenance costs:
      The life expectancy of, say, a new paint job is at least five years, and quality paints are touted by manufacturers to last 10 to 20 years. New siding requires little, if any, maintenance.
    • Change defective siding:
      When previously installed defective siding has allowed mushroom growth, crumbling, mildew or mold buildup.
    • Change your home’s color:
      No matter your reasoning, deciding the freshen the look of your home is a great reason to upgrade your home’s siding, especially with new colors becoming available all the time. Available in almost any color you can imagine.
    • Impact resistant:
      Insulated siding can give the exterior of your home exceptional impact resistance. Can help prevent your siding from getting brittle and cracking over time.
    • Impervious to termites:
      Vinyl siding is impervious to termites and all types of wood boring insects and pests.
    • Phenomenal Wind Rating:
      The Home Doctor’s Siding is designed to stay securely fastened to a home with no tearing or rattling, even in extreme winds.
    • Quieter home:
      Adding a layer of insulation to the exterior of your house provides a quieter experience inside by dampening exterior noises from sources such as a barking dog, the neighbor’s lawnmower, a busy roadway and more.
    • More breathable:
      Homeowners need a breathable siding product that slows the transfer of energy but also breathes.
    • Eliminates leaks:
      that may be damaging the structure of your home, causing mold, fungus, or dry-rot.

    **10 times the life expectancy of wood siding**

    **Many styles, patterns and color options allow you to create traditional or unique designs**

    Products:

    At The Home Doctor we only build partnerships with companies that stand behind their products. We have a package for everyone’s budget. We prefer our Performance Package, but we have an unlimited amount of options to meet your specific needs. We have Prodigy, Crane, Amherst, Charter Oak, and plenty more products. All of our products have been thoroughly tested by a 3rd party for performance and quality assurance.

    Performance Package:

    The Home Doctor prefers an advanced protection to your most valuable investment. The Performance Package gives you the dependability that prodigy siding can offer, which has made our siding the #1 brand in North America.


    A Comfortable Home Year-Round. Prodigy delivers outstanding all-weather protection and can reduce your energy costs, thanks to the exceptional R-value of its industry-leading thermal barrier – up to 1-1/2 thick insulation*, the thickest EPS foam available in a one-piece insulated siding system.


    With innovative features such as RigidLock and TrueForm, Prodigy creates a powerful blanket of insulation around your home. Most trim and accessories are also insulated to further reduce potential energy gaps.


    One-Piece Insulated Siding System. Precision-contoured insulation – up to 1-1/2″ thick – bonds securely to the siding panel, creating an integrated system that delivers remarkable strength and energy efficiency.


    Innovative locking mechanism features a tongue-and-groove coupling that seals the panels together and locks out air and moisture. This ensures your siding will be locked in, will have straight and even course lines, and will look great for a lifetime.


    Structurally Independent Wall System. Structural integrity and rigidly interlocking panels mean Prodigy stands tall on its own. The siding that stands on its own will stand up to almost anything.


    The Look of Hand-Installed Boards. Designed and expertly manufactured to capture the look of traditional single-plank siding. Available in 6″ and 7″ clapboard and 5″ dutch lap profiles.


    More Panel. Less Seams. 39% longer than a standard 12′ panel, the Prodigy Extended Length panel design yields a straighter, cleaner exterior appearance and fewer overlaps.


    Crisp, Clean and Subtle. The look and feel of finely milled wood attracts admiration without seeking attention. The understated look is timeless and genuine.


    Prodigy is designed to stay securely fastened, with no tearing or rattling, even in extreme winds. The vinyl surface repels downpours and the insulating layer breathes to help keep your home more comfortable.

    • Pure strength vinyl resin:
      Pure strength premium vinyl resin provides superior strength and weather resistance. It prevents moisture infiltration, so panels won’t rot, warp, shrink, or swell.
    • Ti-Shield Titanium Dioxide:
      Prevents ultraviolet degradation, so even hot summer sun won’t damage Prodigy’s beautiful surface.
    • Stay Right Vinyl Stabilizers:
      Help prevent heat degradation during manufacturing and for the life of your home.
    • True Shield Impact Modifiers:
      Give Prodigy exceptional impact resistance, helping it to stand up to the dents and dings of everyday living.
    • Protected by Preventol:
      Preventol discourages termites from nesting behind your siding, yet it’s environmentally friendly and safe for humans and pets.

    Solutions Made Simple By The Home Doctor – Home Siding Contractor:

    Getting new **HOME SIDING** shouldn’t be a grueling and frustrating process. So The Home Doctor has made it easy!

    • Our tailor fit siding package includes everything you need to provide reliable, air & water-tight protection for your home.
    • Our factory-certified installers eliminate the risk that your siding is not installed properly.
    • Our industry-leading warranties will provide you with the peace of mind you deserve.
    • Our start to finish customer service assures that the project is done to perfection, and there are no communication issues.
    • Our post inspection approval gives you the ease of mind that the siding was installed to specific guidelines.

    The Home Doctor makes solutions simple to ensure that you’re always making the right decision.


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