Insulated Vinyl Siding

Top Insulated Vinyl Siding Brands

Posted on within We invented insulated vinyl siding at PFT over 20 years ago, and have partnered with all the major vinyl siding manufacturers to create many variations of insulated vinyl siding. With so many brands of  insulated vinyl siding available on the market these days, it can be difficult to determine which products are best for […]

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Insulated Vinyl Siding Cost: A Guide to Pricing, Estimates, and ROI

Posted on within One of the most common questions we receive from homeowners that are shopping for new siding is: How much does insulated vinyl siding cost?   This question is very difficult to answer because every home is different, and there are many options for material, profile, color, and brand on the market today. […]

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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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Definition of Insulated Vinyl Siding (in Under 100 Words)

Posted on within Insulated vinyl siding    ˈɪnsəˌleɪtəd ˈvaɪnəl ˈsaɪdɪŋ Noun: Vinyl siding with contoured, rigid insulation permanently adhered to the back Insulated vinyl siding is contoured rigid foam permanently adhered to vinyl siding. Insulated vinyl siding benefits include energy savings, low maintenance, and many design options. Expanded polystyrene (EPS) rigid insulation is contoured to fit […]

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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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