With so many siding options available, the task of choosing the right siding type for your home and style can be daunting. If you are specifically torn between vinyl and aluminum siding, here are some things to keep in mind…

Appearance:
Quality vinyl siding has many styles, colors and textures to choose from. Insulated siding, lap siding, vertical siding or shakes and shingle style vinyl siding is available to customize siding to your style. Mastic even makes a vinyl siding that looks identical to wood siding!
Aluminum siding is also available in many styles and colors, however, all styles will have a more industrial, metallic appearance and the material is more prone to fading. If you are looking for a more wood-like appearance aluminum is not the way to go.

Durability:
Vinyl siding is extremely durable. Our go-to vinyl is Mastic Carvedwood 44 which features wind speed ratings up to 200 MPH, premium thickness and a V.I.P Limited Lifetime Warranty!
Aluminum is durable in the sense that it resists cracking and bending. It is however, more easily dented and scratched than vinyl siding.

Maintenance:
Vinyl is final! Once you’ve installed vinyl siding the most maintenance you will endure is a power-washing when necessary.
Aluminum siding on the other hand, oxidizes over time and will need to be re-painted every 10 years or so.

Based on appearance, durability and maintenance-free qualities, vinyl siding is definitely the better bang for your buck! Learn more about the benefits of vinyl siding by reading our blog 4 W’s of Vinyl Siding blog. Ready to make your house a Care Free home? Contact us today for a free quote!