vinyl siding

13 Facts About Vinyl Siding

Today’s blog post is all about vinyl siding. Although we offer all kinds of siding, vinyl siding is the most popular choice not only in the Culpeper area but all over the United States. The vinyl siding options that we offer are Vortex Extreme, Nottingham, and Victoria Harbor. You can choose from a variety of textures, lines, and colors to achieve the look you want for your home.  Anyways, because vinyl siding is so popular, it’s safe to say that learning about vinyl siding is important in order to keep your siding in good shape.

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So let’s get jump right into it and let’s take a look at this list of facts about vinyl siding.

  1. Vinyl is so great that the manufacturer’s warranty is usually lifelong.
  2. Although we offer many types of siding in all different materials, there are a little bit more than 15 options of siding all over the United States.
  3. Vinyl siding is more affordable to replace in comparison to wood and aluminum.
  4. Unlike wooden siding, vinyl does not rot or get damaged easily.
  5. Vinyl siding requires minimum maintenance such as cleaning and removing mold, but it is easier to care for than the rest of the options.
  6. Vinyl siding usually comes in thicknesses of .035 to .055 inches thick, and the thicker, the better.
  7. Most siding installation is rated to resist winds up to 110mph.
  8. If the wind damages your vinyl siding, it is easier to fix than other types of siding.
  9. You can power wash your vinyl siding.
  10. But you can also wash it with a garden hose or a soft-bristled brush.
  11. When replacing your siding with new vinyl siding, it can be completely removed, or it can be installed on top of the existing one.
  12. Vinyl siding used to come in light colors only; now it comes in a wide variety of shades.
  13. The color on vinyl siding can fade, but it lasts longer than the paint on the exterior of your home.

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We hope that this post gave you a bit more understanding on vinyl siding and why it is so popular. And if you are ready to replace your siding, you know how to call! Culpeper Window & Siding is your #1 choice for your window, siding and gutter needs.