Vinyl siding is like an outside shell of a house. This type of sidings are used mainly for decoration and waterproofing purpose, which stands as are reliable alternative to conventional wood siding or metallic siding like aluminum sidings or siding made of fiber cement material. It is an amalgamated products result of meticulous engineering and it is manufactured from PVC [Poly vinyl chloride] and thus called vinyl siding by its name. Other than in United States, mainly in New Zealand and UK, vinyl is also known in the name of uPVC
Vinyl House Sidings
By default, 80% of vinyl is made of PVC resin and rest 20% determines the color, gloss, flexibility, opacity, resistance, and durability and due to its multiple options Vinyl house sidings are accounted as one of the popularly used exterior house material for residential use purpose and vinyl sidings are most popular siding option in Canada and United States.
This product has some controversial factor on its use as environmentalists do not support the use of this product as they consider it contrary to green house norms as it may create hazard in disposal and processing of manufacturing. But each type vinyl sidings are taken in consideration as great choice of builders not only for its cost efficiency but also for its easy availability in different colorful options.
There are different advantages of using vinyl home siding; one of the prime advantages of vinyl home siding is its excellent durability. This factor of durability varies with the concerned climate although relentless research and development process is running on to improve the texture of vinyl sheets. However, if any one of the portion is broken of vinyl board, you have to replace the entire panel.
One of the biggest advantages of vinyl board is in least requirement of maintenance. It is not absolutely free from maintenance issue; however, it is mandatory to wash vinyl board at least once in a year. It is absolutely necessary to install additional insulation with the wall because vinyl panel cannot manage to provide adequate insulation.
Vinyl boards are available in different colors; new vinyl home sidings are more or less color less resistant. Depending on the quality of purchased vinyl board, the color of the board sustains or gets faded.
With the advancement of time and technology, the quality of vinyl has developed a lot and general acceptance for different type vinyl sidings has been increased and gradually it is gaining popularity.