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Another benefit is durability. Vinyl siding is made from polyvinyl chloride, a material that is rigid, strong and resists damage. The color goes all the way through each piece, so if it chips or scratches, the damage is virtually undetectable. That is great news for homeowners, because vinyl siding never needs to be repainted.

house-siding-vinyl-metal-aluminum-cedar-wood-build-diy-how-to-install-sidingDesign and Style

Vinyl siding also allows you to add a bit of personality to your home. It is available in a wide array of colors and forms. Styles include scallops, shingles, and fish scales. Traditional or Dutch lap installations allow you to create the look of old-fashioned horizontal clapboard, or you can choose a vertical design for a more modern appearance.

Cheap Vinyl Siding

It is important to do your homework when shopping for vinyl siding, as it is available in several different grades. This is one time you don't want the bargain basement cost. It is well worth the investment to select a higher grade. Cheap vinyl siding does not offer the attractive appearance of higher grades, but more importantly, it does not hold up as well in windstorms and temperature changes. Another benefit of opting for a higher grade is that all important lifetime warranty. Lower grades are usually only available with a five-year warranty. A final thought: low-grade vinyl siding costs the same to install!

house-siding-vinyl-metal-aluminum-cedar-wood-build-diy-how-to-install-sidingDIY Vinyl Siding

Despite your frequent trips to Home Depot and regular viewing of Trading Spaces, vinyl siding installation is not a do-it-yourself job. For proper installation, you will need to hire licensed industry experts. Keep in mind that, vinyl siding reacts by shifting to changes in temperatures. If it is not properly installed, it will develop blisters and waves.

Restrictions

When consulting with an industry expert, be sure to have these facts on hand. Vinyl does not have the insulating properties that wood, steel and aluminum provide. It should not be installed over old cladding without addressing any water damage or rot underneath. If you don't fix those problems before installation, they will worsen over time. It is often better to remove old cladding, put down an insulation layer and then install your vinyl siding. How to build a composite deck design ideas with outdoor composite decks, siding, and outdoor deck pictures.

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house-siding-vinyl-metal-aluminum-cedar-wood-build-diy-how-to-install-sidingVinyl Siding Installation

In today's weak housing market, many people are taking this opportunity to reinvest in their existing homes. That's why, in many cities around the country, small, relatively inexpensive home improvements are getting big returns. Topping the list for small improvements with big results? Vinyl siding. In fact, the National Association of Realtors says that home improvements that boost curb appeal are the number one way to recoup your money at the selling table. Why is Vinyl Siding So Hot? Vinyl siding offers numerous benefits to homeowners that make it a worthwhile investment.

How to Install Vinyl Siding on your House


how-to-vinyl-fence-diy-pictures-vinyl-pvc-fencingBeauty of Vinyl Fencing

Robert Frost said, “Good fences make good neighbors,” and he was right. But, he didn’t specify between wood fences and vinyl fences so how are people supposed to know what to go with? Basically, vinyl fencing is an outstanding option and if Frost had it to do all over again he might say that good vinyl fences make good neighbors. However, even though vinyl fences are outstanding they do have some drawbacks as well. So, the pros and cons of vinyl fencing will be discussed to give you an idea of whether vinyl fencing is for you.

Pro's and Con's of using Vinyl


 

 

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