Getting an accurate estimate for a siding replacement project can be tricky and time-consuming. Many factors need to be taken into account when making a siding estimate. In this article, Renovation Team lists five considerations for ensuring accurate siding estimates.
1. Size of the Home
The size of your home is a significant factor in estimating the cost of your exterior replacement project. Larger houses require more materials and labor costs, while smaller homes typically require less material and labor. That is why getting accurate measurements of your home is essential when getting bids from contractors for your siding replacement project.
2. Type of Siding Material and Installation Method
There are various types of siding materials you can choose from, which come at different prices as well. These include vinyl, aluminum, fiber cement, wood and stone veneer. When it comes to the installation method, you can choose between panel and lap siding. The labor cost depends on the size of your home and the number of windows and doors that need to be covered.
3. Cost of Installation
It’s important to get bids from multiple roofing and siding contractors to compare labor costs and material prices. Be sure to ask each contractor about their experience with siding replacement projects and inquire about any additional fees associated with the project, such as permits or cleanup services.
4. Contractor Proposals
When getting bids from multiple contractors for your siding replacement project, ask for detailed proposals outlining the cost of materials and labor. Doing so will help ensure that you get accurate pricing for all jobs and materials associated with the project.
5. Season and Weather
The season and weather can also affect the cost of your exterior replacement project. For example, colder months may require additional labor costs to install insulation or other weatherproofing materials, while warmer months may be more conducive to faster installation times. It’s essential to consider these factors when estimating the cost of your siding replacement project.
If you’re looking for a qualified contractor to handle your siding and roofing needs, look no further than Renovation Team. We are a locally owned and operated company with over 20 years of experience in providing roofing services and exterior replacement solutions. For estimates and consultations, call (636) 939-1061 or fill out our online form. We proudly serve homeowners in St. Louis, Creve Coeur and St. Charles, MO.