Vinyl Siding: Things to Consider Before Selecting Your Siding

Vinyl siding has become one of the most popular materials on the market for exterior renovations. And it’s easy to see why.

Initially introduced in the 1950s, vinyl siding has improved by leaps and bounds over the ensuing decades. Modern vinyl siding options are more:

  • Versatile
  • Personalized
  • Durable

Because of this wave of advancements for vinyl siding, you’ll quickly find when it comes to choosing your siding for your upcoming renovation, and there are a lot of deciding factors to consider first.

With multiple options for styles, thickness, colors, and details, the final look and aesthetic of your siding is completely customizable, with limitless variations that can work well with your specific residence and neighborhood.

So what do you need to decide before you pick out the vinyl siding for your upcoming exterior renovation? Here are a few considerations to keep in mind.

1. Thickness

The thickness of your vinyl siding can vary widely and is tied to both the overall cost and durability of your renovation.

Generally speaking, vinyl comes in a thickness of .04” inches which is a great starting point, but thicker siding is also available if you want material that is more resistant to fading, and more durable for the long term.

2. Styles

Again, the overall style is another factor that is connected to cost, and there are plenty of options in this arena as well! Traditional plain vinyl siding remains one of the most popular and cost-effective options.

However, homeowners who want to revitalize their home’s appearance can also opt for textured vinyl that wonderfully resembles wood, stones, or other natural and more elaborate materials.

3. Color

Though vinyl doesn’t handle paint as well as other siding options, such as Hardie Plank which can last for 15 years or more, it can come in a wide array of color options which means that you may never have to paint again!

Consider your color combinations wisely and get ready to be overwhelmed by the possibilities. Modern vinyl is so versatile that virtually every color in the rainbow is represented.

4. Details

Details make all the difference when it comes to your home’s overall appearance and eye-catching appeal, and there’s a lot to consider when it comes to vinyl siding.

  • Do you want to add an assortment of moldings, vents, soffits, and other both functional and aesthetic features?
  • What complimentary colors will you need, and where should these details be placed?

Consider the little things when it comes to your exterior to get a better big picture of how your overall project will proceed.

Remember, You Don’t Have to Go It Alone!

When you schedule your consultation with Amazing Exteriors, we’ll review all of these little details and so much more to determine the best options for your budget, expectations, and overall ideas of what your dream home will look like.

We’re experts at narrowing down your seemingly endless choices to a design that works best for you, and with Amazing Exteriors, you can look forward to a beautiful exterior that exceeds expectations.

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Vinyl Siding: Things to Consider Before Selecting Your Siding
When it comes to vinyl siding, there are endless modern options! Take a closer look at your choices and what you’ll need to consider before your exterior renovation project.