Insulated Vinyl Siding

What is Insulated Vinyl Siding? Materials, Pros, Cons, and Installation

Posted on within Choosing new siding for your home is a big decision, one that you will likely make only once or twice in a lifetime. There are many types of siding to choose from in the market today, including fiber cement, engineered wood, and insulated vinyl siding, each with their own unique features and […]

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Tip of the Week: How to Cut Insulated Siding

PFT installation expert Jared explains the right way to cut insulated vinyl siding. Typical vinyl siding is cut using either vinyl snips or a circular saw. Insulated vinyl siding must be to be cut with a circular saw, and today we’re going to show you how to do that. There are two different blades you can […]

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This Winter, Keep Heat Inside Where it Belongs

Insulated siding can improve a home’s energy efficiency. Most exterior walls have insulation in between the wall studs, but allow significant energy loss through the studs themselves. Wall studs, both wood and metal, are poor insulators ? when they come in contact with the exterior cladding, they allow heat to pass through them (which is […]

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A Harsh Winter May Be On the Way, But Insulated Siding Can Help

Last winter, many people across the country became familiar with the phrase “polar vortex” as they battled subzero temperatures, heavy snows, and a longer-than-normal winter season. Depending on what source you reference for weather predictions, the 2014-2015 winter may not be better: “With its traditionally 80% accurate weather forecasts, The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts that […]

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How Insulated Siding Can Lower Your Utility Bills

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New Standard for Insulated Vinyl Siding Protects Homeowners and Ensures Product Performance

ASTM International, a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards, has recently published ASTM D7793-12 Standard Specification for Insulated Vinyl Siding. This comes after years of hard work by the Vinyl Siding Institute (VSI), Progressive Foam, and others. You may wonder, ?why do we need standards?? Today, over 12,000 […]

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Updated LCA Report Proves Vinyl Siding Is Still One of the Most Environmentally-Friendly Siding Products

Updated LCA Report Proves Vinyl Siding Is Still One of the Most Environmentally-Friendly Siding Products A recent life cycle assessment (LCA) released by the Vinyl Siding Institute (VSI) confirms that vinyl still ranks as one of the most environmentally friendly exterior claddings. The full LCA report (found here), extensively covers the impact that siding products […]

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Study Shows Insulated Vinyl Siding Out Performs Other Exterior Cladding In Impact on Health & the Environment

Vinyl siding is currently the number one exterior cladding across the United States and Canada, with many people choosing it for their homes due to its affordability, design versatility, durability and low maintenance. But have you ever wondered how vinyl siding compares to other siding options when it comes to it’s impact on health and […]

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Study Shows Insulated Siding Reduces Air Infiltration

A recent study conducted by Newport Ventures shows that installing new insulated vinyl siding and a weather resistive barrier on existing homes reduces air infiltration by 12% on average. Reduced air infiltration can contribute to increasing a residential structure’s energy efficiency. While the insulating properties of insulated vinyl siding are becoming increasingly recognized in new […]

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How Much Does Siding Insulation Cost?

When people are considering making improvements to their home, one of the most important questions they ask is ?How much will it cost?? This also tends to be one of the most difficult questions to answer, primarily because each home is unique and every homeowner’s preferences are different. When it comes to siding insulation, there […]

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