July 12, 2016

Vinyl Siding Info| Central Alberta

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What is Vinyl Siding?

Vinyl siding is the most commonly installed exterior cladding for residential construction in Canada.  It is made up of approximately 80 % pvc resin.  The other 20 % is chemicals that make up for the colour and Duribilty.  Vinyl siding was introduced to the siding market in the late 1950s as a replacement for aluminum siding.

Benefits of Vinyl Siding

  • Lots of Variety in profiles
  • Cheaper than fiber cement siding
  • Many colours to choose from
  • Can get insulated vinyl siding
  • Low maintenance
  • Up to a 50 year warranty

Disadvantages of Vinyl Siding

  • Not very impact resistant during a hailstorm
  • Fading
  • Gets brittle with age
  • Fire, vinyl siding is flamable

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For all your vinyl siding and hardie siding projects.
10-31342 Rge Rd 43A
P.O. Box: Box 5 Site 2 RR1
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