Siding Failures Common To The Boise Area
Water Damage: Swelling, Rotting, Cracking
Even in the dry Boise climate, exposure to water is one of the most common types of siding failures we see each day. Water can damage your home in ways that are sometimes hard to detect. It usually occurs gradually, and continues to get worse, eventually causing mold, swelling, bubbling, cracking, and color separation.
Heat Damage: Melting, Warping
Extreme heat or fire exposure will wreak havoc on wood, and warp or melt vinyl almost instantly. One of the many reasons why Siding Pros Of Idaho recommends James Hardie siding is because it will not ignite when exposed to a direct flame, nor will it contribute fuel to a fire. James Hardie products are non-combustible,and some home insurance providers will offer a discount if your home is covered with a protective layer of fiber cement siding.
Weather & Pest Damage:Extreme Weather: Cracks, Chips, Dents
At time, homes in the Treasure Valley are affected by extreme weather, insects, or other pests. Hail storms and blizzards are often strong enough to dent, chip or crack aluminum and vinyl siding. Insects and other animals can also do serious damage to wood composite siding materials. James Hardie siding fiber cement siding is not an inviting source of food or shelter for critters.