It’s not just your imagination: Vinyl siding is everywhere. It used to be that only older homes had vinyl siding, but nowadays new homes often come with it. That’s because there are many good reasons for choosing vinyl.
In addition to its durability—vinyl can last up to 50 years—it’s versatile, with lots of color choices and various textures and profiles from which to choose. Plus, vinyl is easy to install once you’ve picked out the style you like.
But before you go out and purchase a hot pink house wrap and a bucket of spackle, there are some things you should know about choosing your new outer layer.