In previous years, vinyl siding was reported to face significant problems, including cracking, fading, and sagging. Over the years, its quality in terms of manufacturing and installation has improved.
Today, it has a positive reputation, considering that it is extremely durable and is fade and insect resistant. Here, we discuss the top 5 most common myths and the truth surrounding vinyl siding.
Warps and Buckles
When the siding is wrongly installed, buckling and warping may occur. The temperature largely influences the expansion and contraction of the siding. During summer, the temperatures are high and can cause the siding to expand. In the winter, it contracts because the temperatures are low.
When installing, vinyl siding needs to be fasted properly, leaving enough room for movement. Ensure that it moves about half an inch on both sides. If it fails to move, it needs to be reinstalled. Warping and buckling can also …