Vinyl Installation Cost
How do you determine your total vinyl siding installation cost? The easiest way is to find a local contractor either through a trusted referral or one whose work you have viewed in person and request a free estimate. Make sure you are comparing apples to apples. Often a vinyl siding installation cost given verbally is subject to interpretation and important info is left out. How can you compare the vinyl siding installation cost from contractor "A" if contractor "B" is using a far inferior product, or plans on charging for lots of extras such as permitting, Accessories or Gutters? In short, anyone who purports to give you a typical vinyl siding installation cost should put it in writing with the scope of the work, include in their estimate that they will pull a permit and be both licensed and insured.
Many consumers fear the face to face getting a custom quote. We suggest that you make an appointment to review the job in person with a 5 minute meeting with your contractor so that they can make any suggestions or discuss the job with you. Then let them go back to their office and prepare a written estimate of the TOTAL vinyl siding installation cost. There should be no add-ons. Make it clear to them if you are not prepared to sign on the dotted line right away, or if the project cannot be started in the next month. Vinyl siding prices roughly track over time the demand and the price of oil, so anything over 1 month may require a new or revised vinyl siding installation cost estimate.
Lastly, if you are on a tight budget you can try to save some money by getting a free estimate with each component line-itemed. What is the vinyl siding installation cost? What is the window replacement cost. What would you save if you kept your gutters or decided to keep your decorative wood trim and corbels? If like most consumers, your goal is to get the best quality installation, while keeping your vinyl siding installation cost low, the more information you request, the better your results will be.