Choosing the Right Vinyl Siding Contractor

You’ve decided add new siding to your home.  You have an idea of what you want as far as style and color.  Now you need the right siding contractor.

Siding is a big investment.  It can change the appearance and value of your home.  So, choosing a siding contractor involves much more than just your cost.

A contractor that improperly installs siding by taking shortcuts may void the manufacturer’s warranty.  Checking your contractor’s references and evaluating their siding education and history is important in ensuring you get the best result.  Don’t be afraid to ask your contractor questions.

VSI Siding Installer LogoOne way to ensure you will get the best results and your siding will be installed correctly is to hire a Certified Vinyl Siding Installer.  This accreditation is achieved by successfully completing and passing an examination by the Vinyl Siding Institute.

Choose a contractor who is knowledgeable in all aspects of vinyl siding.  Choose a Certified Vinyl Siding Installer.

You can find a Certified Vinyl Siding Installer in your area by visiting www.vinylsiding.org/vsi-certified-installers

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16 comments

  1. It’s interesting that a contractor that installs the siding improperly could potentially void the warranty. It’s important to me that everything is done correctly, hiring a reliable contractor for installation is important. It’s definitely something to remember when looking to replace the siding.

  2. I have decided that I want my home to be a dark gray. The only way I know I can get the color I want is to get vinyl siding. My husband wants to do it himself, but I think otherwise. As you said, to get the best results it needs to be correctly installed.

  3. Shad Morris says:

    We have been thinking about getting new siding for our house, but weren’t sure who to have install it. I really like that you say to hire a certified vinyl installer. I know that I would want to make sure that the siding is going to stay on the entire time.

  4. Some of the siding was damaged during a storm not too long ago, and we were thinking about hiring someone to fix it up once the weather cleared up. I really like that you say to hire someone that is knowledgeable about the aspects of siding. It might also be nice to check their work by getting references from past clients that they have worked with.

  5. I have heard that vinyl siding can greatly improve the value of your home in today’s age. I agree that, if you want a good job done, you should check and make sure your contractor is insured. As a customer, you should feel comfortable asking them questions about the work on your home as well. Thanks for your thoughts on finding a quality contractor.

  6. You made a good point that it’s worth it to hire a contractor that will properly install your vinyl siding. I would think that there are a lot of different contractors out there, so it’s critical to find the right one. If I wanted some vinyl siding, I would make sure to do that.

  7. Marcus Coons says:

    I appreciate you mentioning how you need to look for certifications when looking for the best siding contractor. It makes total sense to think that taking the time to do this can help you avoid bad experiences and provide your home with the protection it needs. Personally, I would want to make sure I find a contractor who can help me choose the best and most durable type of siding for my house and who can install it so it lasts.

  8. Thanks for going over some things to think about when trying to find a siding contractor. I appreciate that you mentioned it could be beneficial to look at their references. Going along with that, it could be really good to be able to talk to past clients to see what their experience is like when working with them.

  9. Jordan Miner says:

    I’ve been looking for some siding services for my parents, and I think that being able to get some tips would be good. I’m glad you talked about being able to invest in siding, and how it can be a big investment. I’m going to have to do some looking and see what siding we like!

  10. Hazel Owens says:

    Thanks for the tip about checking to see if a contractor is a Certified Vinyl Siding Installer since that shows they passed and complete the institute for it. My house needs new vinyl siding installed and I’ve been trying to figure out how to find the right contractor. I’ll have to look around to find if there’s a contractor near me that is certified so I know the job will be done right.

  11. Katie Wilson says:

    I agree that you want to find a certified siding contractor. It would be good to check their certifications because it would show they are qualified. My husband and I are looking for a siding contractor, so we’ll have to check their certifications first.

  12. Duncan Lance says:

    I agree, if you’re going to hire a professional siding contractor then you’ll want to make sure that they are certified. After all, you will be relying on them to properly install the siding on your home. Because of this, you will want t make sure that they have been properly trained and educated on how to do it.

  13. Ellie Davis says:

    Thank you for pointing out that siding can change the appearance of your home. My husband and I have decided that we need to get new siding on our house and want to find the best roofer to install it for us. I’ll have to do some research and find the right roofer in our area.

  14. Gary Puntman says:

    I want to build a new home next year. I think that vinyl siding could be a good choice for me. It’s good to know that it’s very important to choose the right person to install the siding though. I’m sure taking shortcuts in the installation process could end up costing you, like you said.

  15. Katie Wilson says:

    Thanks for these tips about finding a siding contractor. Checking their certifications is a great tip as well. My husband and I are looking for a siding service, so we’ll have to check their certifications first.

  16. Sam Li says:

    I love your advice about not being afraid to ask your siding contractor questions. Vinyl siding has many benefits, namely its durability and its ability to be cleaned easily. If I were to need new siding, I would make sure to contact a contractor that is known for their substantial knowledge.

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