The green side of vinyl siding

| by Jerome Zenoby
The green side of vinyl siding

Builders and remodelers have long forgotten the notion that vinyl siding is “plastic”, and therefore bad for the environment. Truth is, vinyl made from a Super Polymer formulation is low-maintenance and requires no staining, painting or caulking. That alone significantly reduces the short and long-term environmental impact. Vinyl siding also resists fading, cracking and thermal expansion and contraction. And according to Builders for Environmental and Economic Sustainability (BEES®) studies show vinyl outperforms most other claddings by a substantial margin.  Among the worst environmental performers are brick, stucco and fiber cement siding. Vinyl siding is available in a wide range of patterns and colors to complement a home’s surroundings.

Topics: Exteriors, Remodeling, Siding

Companies: ProVia

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