Vinyl Siding: The Energy-Efficient Choice
November 26, 2018
Siding is a great addition to any home, and it comes in a wide selection of materials, making it a top siding choice. Boasting great utility and versatility, it’s also an energy-efficient option.
Rapid Roofing, your local siding contractor, shares how installing vinyl siding can have a positive impact on the energy efficiency of your home.
Vinyl Siding: Adding Insulation
What sets vinyl siding apart is that it is available in insulated variants. While slightly pricier, this type of siding can increase the energy efficiency of your home. Its insulation acts as a blanket that keeps the wall studs warm during winter and cool during summer, and prevents sudden dips in temperature.
Insulated vinyl that’s properly installed also helps the roof naturally insulate the house. On top of that, it also reduces the moisture levels in the attic, preventing wood rot on the deck and leaks from forming.
Vinyl is also the most commonly used material for siding installation due to its versatile aesthetics. While wood remains the king of sheer aesthetics, vinyl has a wider color palette and isn’t restricted to wood stains and brown hues. This makes vinyl the practical choice for contemporary and ultra-modern homes. Some variants can even mimic the look of brick, wood and stone.
Vinyl is widely considered the direct upgrade from wood as, unlike its predecessor, it will not rot or split even when exposed to direct water damage. This siding’s higher durability also means its colors take a longer time to fade and will continue to insulate your home for a long time.
At Rapid Roofing, you can count on us to properly install your new vinyl siding so that you take full advantage of its benefits. We also offer window replacement services. Call us today at (734) 234-5900 to learn more about our services. We offer expert siding installation in Ann Arbor, MI.