Siding replacement is typically done to enhance a home’s curb appeal and protection against the elements. However, the right siding material can give you more than just a beautiful home exterior. It can also improve your indoor comfort and reduce the noise coming from outside.
How Siding Replacement Helps Reduce Noise
As a general rule, you should use a thicker siding material if you want to reduce the noise that penetrates your home. Vinyl, for instance, can effectively block noise below 4,000 hertz (Hz) while stone, brick and cement can reduce noise at 4,000 Hz and above. Thick and dense siding materials won’t easily absorb outdoor sounds, so they can reduce incoming noise effectively.
Other Benefits of Siding Replacement
Siding replacement can also keep outdoor temperatures from affecting your indoor comfort. By keeping your home airtight, heated or cooled air won’t escape your living spaces and any unwanted air won’t be able to enter. This means your HVAC system doesn’t have to work hard to ensure a comfortable temperature in any season, allowing you to save on energy bills year round.
Other Ways to Soundproof Your Home
Siding replacement alone may not be enough to prevent outdoor noise from reaching your indoor spaces. This means you may need to install new windows that can insulate sound. It also helps to have trees surrounding your house. These trees will also help dampen the noise from outside so that fewer sounds will reach your living spaces.
You can never go wrong working with a siding expert like Twin Cities Siding Professionals. With our attention to detail, you can expect superior workmanship and customer service. To schedule a consultation, call us at (651) 967-0873, or fill out this contact form.