One exterior wall material is designed to withstand the weather changes occur. This material was chosen because it is more robust against the weather and the colors are more options available in the market. Compared with these vinyls siding with gypsum certainly lighter and resistant when exposed to rain, while gypsum is more proper to use in the house. When compared with the material of aluminum vinyl siding installation turned out to be cheaper and easier. And when compared to vinyl siding wood materials are more durable, is equally as exposed to weather changes and rain the sun’s heat. But they possessed in common, namely flammability properties, then we need to be alert to fire when using this material.
Although in our country Indonesia, vinyl siding but is less popular overseas such as Europe and America many people use this material. In Indonesia, this material is less popular because of other materials such as wood, gypsum is still available and easy to obtain. Besides its human resources are highly skilled in processing and shaping wood, whereas with vinyl siding are not yet accustomed. In the UK people do not know the name of the vinyl siding, but there is known as u PVC Weather boarding.
With so many advantages of vinyl siding materials, it does not mean there are no negative sides of this. The first of its ingredients called vinyl chloride monomer and ethylene dichloride is polluting the environment, the effect may not be felt at this time but is contained within the human body and can eventually lead to cancer Fire hazards are also the biggest threat to the next because of the flammability of materials, in this substance was burned state produces smoke containing hundreds of poisons that can kill living things. So be careful in the use of vinyl siding in the construction of your home and be careful with fire.