The overall appearance of your home's exterior depends on a number of key choices, including roofing material and color, color scheme, windows and doors, and siding. When choosing siding for a new project or renovation, many homeowners opt for vinyl siding. In fact, reports show that more than 30% of new homes feature vinyl siding, with the number constantly increasing.
But where does the appeal lie? Your first thought when you picture vinyl may not be a positive one. However, this modern material stands superior to many options on the market and meets the needs of thousands of American homeowners.
In this blog, we list 10 of the fundamental advantages of vinyl siding.
1. Affordable and Cost-Effective
Compared to other popular siding choices, especially cedar shakes and other wood varieties, vinyl siding costs less initially. Cedar shakes can cost more than two-and-a-half times more to purchase and install than vinyl.
Because vinyl also incurs few other expenses (as we'll discuss below), vinyl also represents a more costeffective option.
2. Durable Over Time
Vinyl siding can last as long as 50 years when installed correctly. The vinyl should withstand the test of time for this period even without high levels of maintenance, which accounts for the material's use on many rental properties.
Remember, durability relies directly on installation quality. If you have some experience installing s