Vinyl Siding vs. Other Cladding AlternativesAs the leading exterior cladding, vinyl siding takes it share of criticism from representatives of competing products. Unfortunately, much of what they claim about vinyl siding is outdated, inaccurate or misleading.
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*Other Includes cinder block, stone and other types (beginning in 2008 fiber cement is tracked separately going back to 2005). Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
The reasons why vinyl siding is used so often become apparent when you compare it to other cladding materials. Take a moment to review the side-by-side, "apples to apples" comparisons provided here. If you have further questions, don't hesitate to contact a VSI member manufacturer.