Definition of Vinyl Siding: In Under 100 Words

Posted on September 13, 2018 within

Noun: An exterior cladding for homes and commercial buildings, made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC)


Vinyl siding is an exterior cladding for homes and commercial buildings. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other ingredients give vinyl siding color, flexibility, and durability. It is the most commonly used siding product in the United States and Canada.


Vinyl siding is low maintenance and comes in many colors and shapes, such as clapboard, dutchlap, board and batten, and shake. Energy-saving versions are also available with contoured insulation attached to the siding panel.


According to the Remodeling Magazine Cost vs. Value report,  a siding replacement costs roughly $15,072

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