Vinyl Siding vs. Insulated Vinyl Siding: The Ultimate Comparison

December 20, 2017

Posted on within   As the inventors of insulated vinyl siding, you may be surprised to hear us say that insulated vinyl siding isn’t for everyone. As much as we think insulated vinyl siding is the best product for most applications, there may be some situations where other products could be a better fit. We […]

Read More

How to Install Insulated Vinyl Siding in 9 Steps

December 13, 2017
install insulated vinyl siding

Posted on within As the inventors of insulated vinyl siding, we frequently field questions from contractors and homeowners interested in the details of how to install insulated vinyl siding. Luckily, if you know how to install traditional hollow vinyl siding, you can install insulated vinyl siding.   The majority of the installation steps below are applicable […]

Read More

Is Insulated Vinyl Siding Right for You?

December 7, 2017
is insulated vinyl siding right for you

Posted on within Is insulated vinyl siding right for you? If you’re considering new siding, you’re preparing to make a big investment in your home that most people make only once or twice in a lifetime. New siding can dramatically improve the appearance of your home’s exterior and make you feel like you have a […]

Read More

Top Insulated Vinyl Siding Brands

December 4, 2017

Posted on within We invented insulated vinyl siding at PFT over 20 years ago, and have partnered with all the major vinyl siding manufacturers to create many variations of insulated vinyl siding. With so many brands of  insulated vinyl siding available on the market these days, it can be difficult to determine which products are best for […]

Read More

Insulated Vinyl Siding Cost: A Guide to Pricing, Estimates, and ROI

November 15, 2017

Posted on within One of the most common questions we receive from homeowners that are shopping for new siding is: How much does insulated vinyl siding cost?   This question is very difficult to answer because every home is different, and there are many options for material, profile, color, and brand on the market today. […]

Read More

What is Insulated Vinyl Siding? Materials, Pros, Cons, and Installation

November 6, 2017

Posted on within Choosing new siding for your home is a big decision, one that you will likely make only once or twice in a lifetime. There are many types of siding to choose from in the market today, including fiber cement, engineered wood, and insulated vinyl siding, each with their own unique features and […]

Read More

Definition of Insulated Vinyl Siding (in Under 100 Words)

October 17, 2017

Posted on within Insulated vinyl siding    ˈɪnsəˌleɪtəd ˈvaɪnəl ˈsaɪdɪŋ Noun: Vinyl siding with contoured, rigid insulation permanently adhered to the back Insulated vinyl siding is contoured rigid foam permanently adhered to vinyl siding. Insulated vinyl siding benefits include energy savings, low maintenance, and many design options. Expanded polystyrene (EPS) rigid insulation is contoured to fit […]

Read More

Definition of Closed Cell Foam (in Under 100 Words)

October 17, 2017

Posted on within Closed cell foam is made of uniform cells that maintain their shape. Because the cells have their own cell walls, they are rigid and trap a large amount of air. This makes for more sturdy insulation products.   Closed cell foam differs from open cell foam, which is made of irregularly shaped […]

Read More

Tip of the Week: Using a Heat Demo Box

September 6, 2017

PFT Installation Expert Jared shows our hot box demo tool, and a few tips on how to use it. The hot box dramatically shows energy efficiency versus energy wasting. Inside the hot box is a red heat lamp. The left side has a piece of traditional fiber cement siding. The right side has insulated vinyl siding. […]

Read More

How to Measure For New Siding

July 25, 2017

Posted on within   Measuring for new siding is critical to accurately quoting a job. PFT Installation expert Jared explains how to correctly measure a home for new siding, using our Estimate Worksheet to help make the process easier.   Measuring Walls  Start with all square and rectangular walls, measuring height and width. Siding is ordered […]

Read More

The Right Way Topics

Popular Posts

insulated vinyl siding guide