Whether you’re investing in roof replacement or siding installation, it’s important to learn as much as you can before starting any home improvement project. One of the things you should learn about is the material options available to you.
Vinyl siding is one of the most popular siding material options. However, some people are still hesitant to choose it for their homes because of some myths and misconceptions.
Myth #1: Vinyl Siding Is Not Durable
It’s true that vinyl siding was not very durable when it was first introduced on the market in the late 1950s. However, over the years, it has seen great manufacturing improvements that has made it more durable. In fact, some vinyl siding products are rated to resist wind speeds of up to 110 miles per hour. Furthermore, vinyl siding can last a long time even with minimal maintenance.
Myth #2: Vinyl Siding Looks Cheap
Vinyl siding is practically the most affordable siding option available today. However, do not think for a second it looks cheap. Vinyl siding manufacturing technologies have come a long way to make products that look more and more high-end and authentic. Vinyl siding also comes in a wide variety of styles and colors.
Myth #3: Vinyl Siding Is Not Eco-Friendly
Some think that the manufacture of vinyl siding makes it unfriendly to the environment. However, you should keep in mind that reliable manufacturers follow strict environmental guidelines to ensure that they cause little to no harm to the environment. Furthermore, insulated vinyl siding helps make a home energy-efficient, lowering its carbon footprint. Vinyl siding can also be recycled.
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