Over the past 50 years, vinyl has undergone more changes than perhaps any other commonly used building material. What was once known as a cheap, unattractive, and damage prone choice for siding now has a reputation for offering a better value than any and all of its alternatives. To learn about the advantages that make vinyl siding a great choice for new homeowners, continue reading below.


On a per-square-foot basis, vinyl siding tends to be cheaper than wood, metal, and fiber-cement. Even first-rate vinyl siding options can be affordable for homeowners who are on a budget, a boon that few cash-strapped homeowners expect to encounter when designing and shopping for materials for their home exteriors.


When properly installed, vinyl siding can hold up for anywhere between two and five decades. Unlike other siding materials, vinyl will not rot, crack, rust, or buckle, or fade.

Ease of Maintenance

The strength and durability of vinyl make it an easy building material to care for. Unlike wood, it does not need to be repainted every few years in order to continually impress passersby. Since vinyl panels are attached to the exterior of a home only loosely with nails, it is easy for singles to be singled out individually for repair or replacement.

Aesthetic Appeal

Vinyl siding comes in an array of colors and styles, making it one of the most versatile elements of a home’s décor. Once you find the perfect design for your home, you can have it installed and observe as the curb value of the home increases.

Are you looking for a project that can boost your home’s curb appeal for the long run? Hiring a professional roofer to apply attractive, cost-effective vinyl siding to your home’s exterior may just do the trick. To speak with a courteous, experienced, and skilled roofing and siding professional serving homeowners and businesses in Glenview, Naperville, and Northbrook, call Apex Exteriors at (888) 884-1328.

Last Updated on August 3, 2023 by


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