New siding and insulation sound like good ideas for your home, but should these two things really go together? In a world where building materials continue to evolve and improve, hybrid items can be confusing. Fortunately, there is quality information available to help you understand how and where to use these materials. Here are some of the points to remember when remodeling with insulated siding.
What is insulated siding?
Insulated siding is a way to combine the properties of vinyl siding with the temperature benefits of insulation. While vinyl siding is highly popular in the United States, lauded for its large color selection, low-maintenance features, and high-moisture resistance. One drawback of this product, however, is that vinyl siding is very thin and prone to breakage. Insulated siding adds rigid polystyrene insulation to traditional vinyl combining the best of both worlds. The insulation permanently adheres. and contoured to the vinyl.
Benefits of Insulation
Insulation helps keep heat inside during cold climates and protects against heat and sun to cut cooling costs in warmer areas. Insulation can help to significantly cut down on your heating and cooling bills. The walls of your home make up a significant part of your surface area …