Definition

A synthetic plastic made from ethylene and chlorine. Vinyl has many applications in the construction industry and it is widely used in sidings, window frames, roofing and gutters, among others.

Things you need to know

Vinyl is strong, durable, and resistant to moisture and humidity. It has a long lifespan and is recyclable.

Also known as

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Resin

Cost Considerations

Vinyl is quite economical compared to many other construction materials. Most sheet vinyl runs between $0.50 to $2 per square foot.

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