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What’s the Connection Between Siding and R-value?

Today, almost every new home built is insulated in some manner. Insulation prevents air from moving out of the home, and you may have heard the term “R-value” used to describe its performance. However, R-value doesn’t just come down to insulation –  the type and qualify of siding also plays a role in determining the amount of energy required for heating and cooling to maintain the comfort of your home — as well as the cost of doing so. If you’re interested in improving your home’s energy efficiency, this breakdown from Bellari Home Remodeling can help clarify why understanding the connection between siding and R-value should be a top priority.

Insulated Vinyl Siding

When most people think of insulation, they picture the fiberglass insulation inside their walls or the foam insulation up in the attic. But even with these barriers in place, air can still escape. That’s where insulated vinyl siding comes in.

Insulated vinyl siding has a high R-value, which allows it to reduce energy loss through the walls. R-value is defined as the capacity of an insulating material to resist heat flow. When building or updating your home, you want to look for products like this that have a high R-value. That’s because by replacing your old products with energy-efficient ones, you can actually save on costs in the long run.

Additionally, high-quality insulated siding requires minimal maintenance and is designed to last for years. Once installed in your North, Central or South Jersey home, you’ll be able to enjoy the beautiful new exterior of your house while feeling good about making a more sustainable choice.

Update your Siding with Bellari Home Remodeling

Insulated vinyl siding is one of the most popular options among New Jersey homeowners. Bellari carries siding from the industry-leading brands —including ProVia, CertainTeed, Mid America and JamesHardie all of which produce top-rated insulated vinyl siding. Our customers get to choose from a range of colors to suit their house and enjoy all the benefits of the siding’s good looks and durability. So you won’t just enjoy a more comfortable home and improved energy efficiency – you’ll boost curb appeal as well.

Plus, all of our siding products are backed by a limited lifetime warranty, so you can trust you’re getting the service you deserve.

Find Out More Today

Interested in learning more about the relationship between siding and R-value? Reach out to the team at Bellari Home Remodeling, the siding experts serving homeowners all throughout New Jersey. We’ll help you find the type of siding that’s perfect for your home. Give us a call today at 908-725-8401, and a representative from our Branchburg, NJ headquarters can discuss siding options and available financing, as well as answer any of your questions.

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