Siding is an essential part of a house. One choice to make is the type of siding you want for your house. Two options are Brick siding or vinyl siding. Brick siding usually lasts much longer than vinyl siding. While vinyl siding usually is cheaper than brick siding, it does not last as long and is more likely to need repairs than brick siding. When you choose for your house investing in brick siding is more sustainable and can be cheaper in the long run.
- Vinyl siding has deserved popularity, because it is relatively inexpensive, customizable, weather-resistant and available in an array of hues.
- Many homeowners find that vinyl siding is so simple to install that they do the work themselves, thereby saving more coin on labor costs.
- It is important to note, however, that brick siding has an innate value that remains the same over time, whereas vinyl can eventually bring down the value if the home.
“While other exterior siding materials can be costly to maintain because of weathering, heat damage and more, brick is maintenance-free.”