On a one time basis the answer is probably “yes.” But if you plan to stay in your home for a number of years, the calculations begin to heavily favor vinyl siding. Compare the ongoing costs of painting every three to five years to a one-time investment in new vinyl siding. For most homeowners the conclusion is obvious – vinyl siding is by far the better long-term value.
And, if your home has special problems, for example, warped clapboards that have to be replaced or lead-based paint that has to be scraped and sanded off, the cost of painting can become truly staggering.
According to Remodeling magazine, investing in new siding can prove to be an excellent choice in terms of payback. In the West, a homeowner can recoup 65% of the cost of siding in terms of resale value added to the home. In the East, the payback is 76%. In the South, it’s 84%. And in the Midwest and Cincinnati area, the cost recouped is 69%.
If you are considering vinyl siding for your home, give us a call at (513) 821-5095 for a free, no-pressure price.