Siding: Giving You an Edge Against the Competition

Last Updated on March 2, 2022 by Kravelv

What is the benefit of investing in new siding for your commercial property? After all, you intend to earn from your commercial properties, not spend too much money on them, right? However, if you were to seriously consider the benefits of having commercial siding installed, you would realize that investing in the right type of siding can be a worthwhile investment, after all.

What are some benefits of siding your commercial property?

First  , siding can increase the market value of your property. A sided property is more aesthetically pleasing, thus giving you the market edge by being more attractive and, therefore, more desirable. With the level of real estate competition being what it is nowadays, you’ll want to have that edge! Investing in siding considerably boosts the value of your property, providing a healthy return on your investment. People – renters, shoppers — judge a property by its façade! This is what is known as “curb appeal,” – and it can spell the difference between having a desirable, successful commercial property and one that simply won’t make any sort of impact on the market.

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People want to spend time in a place that is warm and welcoming even from the outside. A sided property has a charm and appeal that brings warmth and class – and effective simplicity – with it; this makes it a lot more desirable than would a similar property with a straight, dull, cold, bland surface. Anything with a high level of attractiveness radiates the same to its surroundings. People tend to associate their personality with the objects they own, so people will definitely want to consider buying or renting a home or property that will make them appear simple, warm, and classy.

Still not convinced?

Just take a good look at these images and see for yourself what siding installation can do for your property. Wouldn’t the latter property be so much more appealing to live in?

Apart from that, siding also provides a significant amount of durability and added protection. A sided finish technically gives your property an added layer of surface protection, so it’s not just all aesthetics that you have to consider! It makes your entire structure stronger, which translates to less heavy maintenance required on your part.

The exterior of any property is its least protected part, and the most exposed to natural wear and tear. It is the part which requires the highest amount of maintenance. Without siding, your exteriors will need to be constantly painted, sanded, etc. to keep it from looking old and worn. Siding is much easier to replace and repair; its thicker layer helps protect the surface from damage caused by insects or rodents, among other things.

And so, installing siding also saves you money over the long run because it means that you don’t need to annually have your walls repainted or re-done!

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New siding could also help you save on energy, depending on which type of siding finish you install; it does this by helping regulate the temperature inside. To learn more about different siding finishes, check out

Finally, when you have decided to have some siding work done to improve the curb appeal of your commercial property, make sure to hire the best local construction company for the job. It will certainly be one of the smartest investments you’ll make!

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Author Bio:

Steve Rumpf is founder and owner of Erin Isle Construction and has spent the last 25+ years working to improve local homes & commercial properties using expert design and installation techniques. Steve and the Erin Isle team are known for their delivery of quality siding, window, and deck projects in Portland, Oregon and the surrounding areas.


Kravelv is a full time digital marketer and part time furniture and cabinet maker. During his free time he would like to create something out of recycled woods, this varies from toys, furnitures plant boxes etc. Follow him on Twitter | Pinterest | Facebook