Clean the Vinyl Siding of Your Home

Keeping your home looking its best, both inside and out, presents its challenges. Such is true for making sure the exterior of your home carries a fresh, clean look.

If you’re still struggling with all the challenges associated with maintaining that old, weather-beaten wood siding, including the seemingly endless scraping, sanding and painting, the professionals at Meredith Home Improvement can help you choose the right Vinyl Siding for your home. After working with home and business owners in the Pittsburgh and Allegheny County area for three decades, Meredith Home Improvement has the experience you can trust to get the job done right.

If you’ve already traded up to Vinyl Siding with the help of the expert staff at Meredith Home Improvement, then you already know the benefits of making the switch, including increased insulation value, higher resistance to the elements and of course, no more exterior painting!

In the latter case, you’re already ahead of the game, but there are a few things you need to know before sprucing up your siding. While siding requires very little maintenance, it is constantly exposed to the weather and because of this fact it can become dirty and give your home a dingy appearance.

  • To eliminate built up dust, dirt or other substances from your Vinyl Siding, start with a soft brush or cloth and a bucket filled with a soap and water mixture. Carefully scrub away at the impurities and use a garden hose to rinse it all away. Begin the cleaning job at the bottom of the home and work your way up to the roof, but be sure to rinse all washed surfaces as quickly as possible so that the soap will not dry.
  • In the event that you encounter an especially tough stain that is resistant to hand-cleaning, using a pressure washer can cut through the grime. Always educate yourself on the use of the equipment before getting started, and make sure you do not expose the siding to this high-pressure rinsing for longer than necessary to avoid potential damage.
  • If you would prefer to use a cleaner that is specifically manufactured for use with Vinyl Siding, call Meredith Home Improvement and speak to the staff there about the suitable options that are available on the market.
  • Never attempt to repair any siding that is damaged, weakened or compromised in any way. Instead call Meredith Home Improvement to find out more about obtaining a new panel and getting that new piece installed by a professional.

With these tips in mind and the tools you need to finish the job, the exterior of your home will be just as beautiful as it was the day your Vinyl Siding was installed. Whether you’re still considering a switch to Vinyl Siding for your home, or you have questions about the continued maintenance of existing siding, the experienced team at Meredith Home Improvement can help!