FAQs Powell Exteriors KC

Have a exterior contracting-related question? We have the answer. Check out these FAQs and give us a call today for more information!

What services does Powell Exteriors KC provide?

While a majority of people call us when they're in need of a window replacement services, Powell Exteriors KC is equipped to handle a wide variety of tasks. For all of our projects, we use only the highest quality materials and will go the extra mile to ensure you're satisfied with the results. Some of the projects we're able to assist homeowners with include:

  • Siding
  • Windows
  • Roofing
  • Custom Decks
  • Entry Doors
  • Storm Doors
  • Garage Doors
  • Painting
  • Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Privacy Fences

What makes James Hardie siding better than other types of siding?

James Hardie siding is made of an incredibly strong fiber cement composite that is extremely impact-resistant and impervious to rotting and insect infestations. Fiber cement siding is one of the most durable, longest-lasting, siding materials available today. According to This Old House, fiber cement siding can last up to 50 years when installed by a reputable team of professionals. Powell Exteriors KC is the team people have depended upon for James Hardie siding installations and window replacements. Call us today to learn more about the benefits of James Hardi siding.

Does Powell Exteriors KC also install vinyl siding?

If you're in need of a window replacement or vinyl siding services, Powell Exteriors KC is the company you should call. We offer and install CertainTeed Monogram vinyl siding. If you're looking to learn more about the cost of this material, schedule a same-day estimate with our team.

What brand of windows does Powell Exteriors KC represent?

If you want to match existing windows, Powell Exteriors KC has access to any major brand on the market. When people schedule a window replacement and don't have a particular brand they wish to use, we choose to recommend Energy Star ProVia and Pella windows because of their quality and warranties. They will be installed with insulating foam and caulked to make them airtight. Your trim will then be replaced or reattached. The best part is our installers will vacuum up their work area like they were never there and clean your glass before they leave.

ProVia caters to a niche market that requires a high degree of customization along with superior quality. We define the custom windows that meet this demand as "professional-class." It's our belief that these are the best vinyl windows on the market. ProVia windows also carry a lifetime warranty that's transferable if you ever sell your home.

Pella has an entire line of windows made from vinyl, fiberglass composite, and wood. From double-hung windows to sliding windows, Pella has a decades-long reputation for producing quality products. Call us today to learn more about the available options.

Does Powell Exteriors KC build decks?

Powell Exteriors KC is one of the area's premiere deck builders. We build decks from simple to elaborate. We use treated wood, cedar, or extended-life composite products from Trex, Deckorators, and Timber Tech. We also use the latest offerings in aluminum railing.

We build custom decks of every size. Want your new deck screened? We can make your vision into reality. We also build pergolas and gazebos. Whenever you're looking to build a deck or you're in need of a window replacement, please don't hesitate to contact our team.

What brand of entry doors does Powell Exteriors KC carry and install?

While Powell Exteriors KC has access to any major brand on the market, we choose to offer ProVia and Pella entry doors and storm doors to customers looking for high-quality products. Both of these manufacturers have so much confidence in the quality of their products that they offer lifetime warranties. From a front door with sidelights and custom glass to sliding patio doors, we offer only the best.

The other part of our door offerings is our quality installers. We have crews with experienced carpenters who integrate your doors into your home with precision and craftsmanship. They'll even vacuum up their work area when the projects are completed. To schedule a door or window replacement, contact our team today!

What size of seamless guttering should I use on my house?

The size will depend on the type and pitch of your roof. The steeper the roof and the more repellent the roofing material is, the larger the gutter you'll need. For example, a steep metal roof or a steep larger area roof will require more volume to avoid cascading. Request a call back from Powell Exteriors KC to learn more about gutter sizes or to schedule a window replacement.

Does Powell Exteriors KC paint houses?

Powell Exteriors KC is a company you can rely on for house painting services. The first step is a power wash your home to remove mold, mildew, algae, and lichen. Once the surface is clean and prepped, we caulk all joints and cracks necessary to seal the home against water and the elements. Finally, we use only the best-quality Sherwin-Williams exterior paint for years of protection. To learn more about the painting process or if you're looking to schedule a window replacement, contact our team today and talk to one of our many experts.

What type of roofing products does Powell Exteriors KC offer?

Powell Exteriors KC offers asphalt, metal sheet, and metal resin coated products. For most homeowners, asphalt is the type of roof on your home. We use CertainTeed Landmark, CertainTeed Landmark Pro, GAF Timberline HD, and Timberline HDZ shingles. The Decra roofing product is much more expensive but has an expected lifetime of between 40 and 70 years. For more information on the differences in our roofing materials or to schedule a window replacement, contact our team today!

How can homeowners prepare for new siding?

Many steps need to occur for a home to be fully ready for new siding. The house must be stripped of all old siding, gutters, downspouts, and shutters. The most efficient way to prepare the exterior is to leave the labor-intensive, loud and messy stripping to Powell Exteriors KC. Homeowners can strip their interior walls of all decorative items and photos, so nothing falls to its ruin when work begins.

What is the lifespan of siding?

This is dependent on what material a client opts for on their home and its quality. Maintenance is also an important factor. Powell Exteriors KC uses top-of-the-line siding and skilled expertise in installation, as well as maintenance. In best case scenarios, the siding will last several decades.

How can I get a quote for siding services?

Call or click to schedule an appointment with our assessment team. After surveying your needs and measurements, we will offer you a no-commitment, free quote.

How can I get a quote for gutter services?

Call or click to schedule an appointment with our assessment team. After surveying your needs and measurements, we will offer you a no-commitment, free quote.

How can I find a siding and gutter company near me?

Either word of mouth or a Google search likely brought you to our company FAQ. We invite you to read about our services and reviews on our website or call for more information.

Is new siding a good investment for my home?

New siding definitely gives your home more value. Better curb appeal. The opportunity to add more insulation to lower energy costs. Protective features contribute to a proven high return on investment. Short answer: yes.

What kind of maintenance does siding require?

The most basic universal maintenance is to observe and inspect your siding on a regular occasion. Check for damage and look for cracks and color fading. Inquire about setting up a bi-annual maintenance contract with us!

Why are gutters important?

Gutters prevent rain and meltwater from pouring directly down your exterior walls, protecting your home from water damage. They carry water away from your foundation, preserving a home’s structural integrity. Properly functioning gutters are essential to your dry, safe home.

What are the benefits of gutter guards?

The purpose of a gutter guard is to keep anything from blocking your gutters and causing water to dam and overflow, such as leaves, sticks, debris, and pests. This protects the usefulness of your gutters and keeps them clear and cleaner.

How can I tell if my gutters aren’t draining?

Gutter sagging? It is likely holding weight. Gutter overflowing? There’s a blockage. Rusty or dirty drip marks down your siding? Old water is trickling or pouring down it. If you’re unsure, best give us a call and we’ll send one of our team members to inspect your gutters for you.

What are the different types of gutters?

Gutters come in different styles and can be made from a variety of materials. Most common styles are K-shaped, half-round, and box gutters in the most common materials of vinyl, aluminum, PVC, or stainless steel.

Book Your Siding and Gutter Consultation Today

The only thing more important than siding and gutters to us is you, our valued customer! We make sure you understand all options, costs, and labor. The job isn’t done until you are completely satisfied with your results. That’s our promise! Call (816) 656-1160 today for quality siding and gutter services.