Siding Articles

Our vinyl siding articles section is a great tool for homeowners trying to learn more about house siding. We frequently add additional vinyl siding articles so bookmark us  and check back every to see new articles and updated news from the industry.

Vinyl Siding Basics – Re-doing the siding on your home can be a big undertaking. Our “basics” article is a good place to get your feet wet when it comes to exterior cladding.

10 Reasons To Consider Vinyl Siding – Explore everything from durability and maintenance requirements to prices and aesthetic features about the type of exterior cladding to choose for their homes.

Best Consumer Reports Siding – Explore the best Consumer Reports picks and ratings for vinyl siding, shingles and fiber cement siding products and options. Check out our easy to use list of the best products from Consumer Reports that lists company name and product, retail cost and ratings from CR.

Best Vinyl Siding – It can be hard to choose the best product for your home. They each have different strengths and weaknesses, so there is guaranteed to be one that fits your needs. Understanding what each brand has to offer helps you to narrow down your options.

Buying Vinyl Siding – This is a practical and economical material that can be quickly and cleanly applied. The following top 10 suggestions can help you cover many issues when buying vinyl siding.

Vinyl Siding And Home Values – This is one home improvement project that can greatly add to the value of your home. In fact, a recent report by HGTV put this at the top of the list when it comes to projects with the greatest return on investment or ROI.

Vinyl Siding Contractors – Choosing a contractor can be a rather daunting task. Of course, everyone wants to find the best contractors to perform their siding installation – but how do you know which contractor is really best for the job.

Getting Estimates – This is an important first step in getting the best possible cladding for your home. We’ll take you step-by-step through the process.

Vinyl Siding ThicknessThis is an important factor to consider when it comes to gauging the quality and durability of vinyl siding. The thicker the vinyl, the stronger and more durable the product is.

Vinyl Siding Ratings – While a rating can’t help you decide which product to purchase in and of itself, ratings will at least help you determine which siding offers you the quality you seek.

Vinyl Panel Fading – Some amount of fading is inevitable with long term expsoure to the sun and UV rays. However, most manufacturers include fading clauses in their warranties that protects the consumer from excessive fading.

Vinyl Siding Warranty – These are often actually comprised of two separate warranties – a product warranty from the siding manufacturer and an installation warranty from the company responsible for installing the siding on your home.

Vinyl Siding Calculator – Find ballpark pricing using this calculator based on type of siding, size of project, budget and zip code.