What is Vinyl Siding?

Thinking of adding vinyl siding to your home? It may be helpful to know a bit about this popular siding option. To put it in the simplest terms possible, vinyl siding is any siding that is made of vinyl which is an incredibly versatile and easy to use plastic.

Vinyl siding can take the form of many different things. In most cases, vinyl siding is going to be very simplistic, it is going to be an injection molded piece of siding that snaps or affixes to the side of your home with the aid of tracks or hangers. There are also several different options in overall look for vinyl siding.

You can purchase siding that is typical and that is one solid color with no real design aspects or added flair. You can also buy siding that has been molded and colored to look like wood siding. This is going to be a bit more expensive than regular siding but it does give you a much more expensive look without the added cost and upkeep that wood siding offers.

There are some distinct benefits to vinyl siding, the first is upkeep. Generally you will only need to wash this type of siding once or twice a year and you can use a pressure washer to do so. This means that cleaning is simple. You are also not going to have to seal the vinyl, worry about weathering, and other elements. On top of that, installation is fast and easy and if one piece becomes damaged you can simply replace that piece rather than redoing your entire home.

Vinyl siding is a wonderful option and can help update a home and make it look brand new with very little work. Vinyl can also be installed on top of just about any existing siding making it a very versatile option that works on many different levels especially for those that want a quick and long lasting fix. You need a professional roofing contractor to get the job done right, and if you live in Oakland County, contact the experts at Paramount Building