Common Vinyl Siding Myths and Misconceptions

Vinyl is one of the most popular siding options. However, there are some misconceptions about it that may make homeowners wary. Read on as the siding and metal roofing experts at Mass-Tech Roofing and Building Co.​ debunk common vinyl siding myths and misconceptions.

Common Vinyl Siding Myths And Misconceptions

Myth 1: Old Vinyl Siding Is Not Recyclable 

This is not true; over a billion pounds of vinyl siding are melted down and recycled each year. Vinyl siding that has been discarded can still be recycled by repurposing it into other products such as fencing, pipes, bottles, garden hoses, food wraps and blister packs. This makes vinyl one of the most sustainable siding materials available.

Myth 2: Vinyl Siding Looks Cheap 

This is also not true. Vinyl siding has come a long way in terms of aesthetics, with over 350 colors certified for color retention. Vinyl siding is available in Dutch lap, scallops, shakes and other designs, making it a versatile and attractive option for any style of home. You can even choose a wood-like texture for a more classic design. Just make sure to have your vinyl siding installed by a trusted and professional siding and roofing contractor.

Myth 3: Vinyl Siding Is Too Expensive 

Because of its attractiveness, vinyl siding looks expensive. However, a vinyl siding installation is actually much more affordable than other types of siding. While other siding materials usually require additional paints and stains, vinyl never needs upgrading or repainting, making it low maintenance as well as long-lasting.

If you need professional and efficient siding installation, make sure to hire one of the best siding and roofing companies in the area. Call Mass-Tech Roofing and Building Co.​ today at (781) 826-7663! You can also fill our online contact form to get started.

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