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Metal vs. Vinyl

  • 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.

metal siding versus vinyl siding


  • 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.


  • 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.

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