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Vinyl Siding Prices And Installation Cost

Vinyl siding prices depend on a few factors. Cost and pricing vary with thickness and more.

Adding a protective siding to the exterior of your property can be a good idea, both for decorative purposes and also weatherproofing your home. There are a number of materials that can be used for this. While wood was the traditional material used, vinyl siding has also become popular and is now the number one material used. If you consider installing this on your property then you will need to consider vinyl siding prices.

How is it Manufactured?

Vinyl siding is typically manufactured from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and is one of the most common materials used for this purpose. It has been around since the 1950’s although did not really become popular until manufacturing techniques improved in the 1970’s. It is available from basic to premium grade with the higher quality material typically being more durable and better looking. Vinyl siding prices will obviously be affected by the grade of material selected.

Production Companies

There are a number of companies that produce vinyl siding and some of the manufacturers and products they produce include the following. Alcoa produces Mastic Vinyl Siding, Variform Incorporated manufacture Napco vinyl products and Royal Building Products produce Royal Dura Plank and Agri Vinyl Panel. These and other manufacturers produce a variety of vinyl sidings in different styles. This provides home owners with a range of choices for protecting the exterior of their home.

Pricing

Vinyl siding prices will depend on a few factors. The panel thickness of the vinyl is one of these and typically the thicker the material the more expensive it will be. Basic builder grade vinyl siding is usually around 0.4mm in thickness and this can increase to 0.5mm and above in the higher super thick grade material available. Other factors which can impact on price include the brand name and the manufacturer. The final cost will obviously depend on the material selected and the area to be covered.

Where to Find More Information/Buy

The internet can be a good place to look for information about vinyl siding and there are a few websites which provide details. The manufacturer’s websites are some of the best places to look for information about the specification of their products and how to buy these. There are also a few general websites that provide information about vinyl siding. These include Siding4U which has a useful vinyl siding price calculator. Entering the exterior square foot measurement of your home will give an indication of the prices of covering this with vinyl siding. It shows details of costs for basic to high quality materials. Using this can be a good way of gaining an initial idea of the cost of installing vinyl siding on your property.

Vinyl siding is the most common method of protecting the exterior of a property these days. It comes in a number of decorative styles and colors and can be a good addition to your home. Vinyl siding prices will depend on a variety of factors and if you decide to install it on your home it is common sense to get 3 to 4 estimates from different companies. This way you can ensure you are getting the best quality product for the most affordable cost.

For more information, there are a variety of videos out there comparing different types of vinyl siding. Here is one good one.