Updating Your Exterior: Why You Should Go Opt for Vinyl Siding

Updating Your Exterior: Why You Should Go Opt for Vinyl Siding

When you make the decision to update your old exterior siding with something new, you want to make sure that you choose the right type of new siding. You have a lot of different options at your fingertips, but there is one that seems to rule the world: vinyl siding. Here’s why:

Vinyl Siding Is Economical.

One of the great things about vinyl siding is its cost. Depending on your location, it will cost somewhere $2,500 and $8,750 to have 1,250 square feet of vinyl siding installed. However, for wood siding, you’re looking at between $6,500 and $10,000 for the same amount of square footage.

Vinyl Siding Is Versatile.

In today’s world, vinyl siding ca be purchased in a wide variety of colors, profiles and textures. This will allow you to design the perfect exterior that matches your personality. Maybe you want the appearance of cedar shakes or Victorian scallops, but you want the qualities of vinyl. Whatever the case may be, you can probably get it with vinyl siding.

Vinyl Siding Is Basically Maintenance-Free.

While you will need to do a simple annual cleaning in order to keep your vinyl siding in good condition, you won’t need to do much else in order to keep the exterior of your home looking fabulous. Vinyl siding is pest-resistant, rot-resistant and long-lasting.

Vinyl Siding Is Durable.

Unlike many other types of siding, vinyl siding is design to stand up to many natural elements, including hail and heavy winds, which is important here in Alabama. Vinyl is also moisture-resistant, which means that you won’t have to worry about long-term rotting or corrosion. In many instances, you will even receive a lifetime warranty on the siding in the rare event that something does happen. 

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