Available Siding Types
Aluminum vs. Vinyl Siding
When it’s time to upgrade your siding, you have many different choices. Each material comes with its own pros and cons, so it can be tough to determine which one is right for you. While you can replace your siding with the same type that is already installed, it’s worth looking at the other available siding options.
Vinyl siding boasts a relatively low material cost in comparison to other materials. In addition to being a cost-effective solution, it is extremely versatile since it is available in a wide array of popular colors, profiles, and textures. Vinyl siding is also nearly maintenance-free, ensuring that you won’t be spending time and money on upkeep. Vinyl siding can last 50 years or more, and it is insect-resistant and weather-resistant.
Like vinyl siding, aluminum siding is extremely durable. And since it’s made from metal, it’s also dent-, insect- and fire-resistant. This siding will last 50 years or more, but it does require more maintenance than vinyl, especially since it can easily be scratched. Aluminum siding is also environmentally-friendly because it can be made from recycled material and also recycled.
Schedule a Free Siding Estimate
Not sure which type of siding will work best for your needs? Howard Roofing & Home Improvements has design specialists on hand that can help you narrow down your choices. Schedule a free estimate by calling us at (636) 296-1057, or you can fill out our online form to get in touch.