3 Reasons To Consider Vinyl Siding

14 March 2016
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As you consider what types of siding to install on your house, chances are, you've come across the fact that vinyl siding is the most popular form of siding. These reasons run the gamut from the simple fact that it is easy to replace to it being so resilient and long lasting. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about a few of the reasons why you should consider vinyl siding.

Easy To Replace

Although vinyl's resilience lends itself to not damaging easily, if it is damaged, it can easily be replaced. Vinyl is so easy to replace because it is installed in isolated panels. If one panel is damaged, the entire structural integrity of the vinyl siding will remain sound and you will merely need to replace one of the solitary panels. This means that you will not have to spend an ample amount on repairs, but will simply have to pay the price for one matching panel.


The construction of vinyl lends itself to resilience and being able to brave rapid weather changes. Vinyl can easily survive during extreme temperatures ranging from high heat, intense snowfall or icy conditions, to even brutal wind storms. Vinyl also has the added factor of being long lasting; it does not convey the appearance of age as blatantly as other forms of sidings do. For example, while wood may rot and become subject to insect infestations like termites, well maintained and cared for vinyl siding can look as colorful and clean as the day it was installed.

Easy To Maintain

Other forms of siding sometimes take rigorous work to sufficiently clean. Cedar siding, for example, requires professional grade cleaning products to correct issues that might affect it, such as mildew formation. Vinyl siding requires no professional grade products during the cleaning process or special techniques that need to be performed on the siding. Simply hosing down the vinyl siding with a spray hose whenever you believe the siding to be a bit dirty will do the trick.

There are plenty of siding materials from which to choose. Hopefully, this brief article has shed a bit of light onto the subject and has perhaps put the idea of vinyl siding into your head. Whether you are attracted to its cost effectiveness, aesthetics, or simple sturdy quality, then vinyl may be the choice that is right for your home's siding. Contact a siding contractor, like Standard Roofing & Exteriors Ltd, for more help.