Metal vs. Vinyl Siding
Metal/Steel is a “CLEAN” Material.
Metal is among the most recycled materials on the planet.
Well-crafted steel siding exhibits excellent fade resistance.
Metal offers exceptional fire resistance.
Metal simulates the look of wood siding.
Metal maintains its attractive appearance and color.
Metal has an exceptionally long life.
Metal maintains its natural look, with colors that won’t fade or crack.
Vinyl is manufactured primarily from polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a toxic chemical containing plastic.
Vinyl siding ends its life cycle in a landfill.
Vinyl siding colors exhibit sun fading over time.
Vinyl, will warp and melt emitting dioxin, chlorine gas, & other chemicals.
Vinyl siding has an unnatural, plastic appearance.
Vinyl/plastic siding expands and contracts due to temperature fluctuations, causing the vinyl to crack and chip.
Vinyl, can warp from heat, and will crack or break from impacts of hail, rocks thrown by lawnmowers & more.
Vinyl is manufactured from a plastic PVC material that will fade, bow or breakdown over time.
In a Nutshell:
Metal is: more Durable than vinyl – no melting, breaking or cracking.
Metals appearance imitates wood grain for a more natural look.
Metal is a Clean Material, easily recycled unlike vinyl.
Metal is Fade Resistant & Fire Resistant.