Vinyl vs Steel

Vinyl vs. Steel Comparision Chart
ABC Seamless Steel Box Steel Vinyl Fiber Cement Wood
Overall Rating 4.9 3.7 2.8 3.5 2.5
Appearance of Seams 5 1 1 3 3
Fade Resistance 5 5 2 4 3
Chalk Resistance 5 4 5 3 3
Dent Resistance 4 4 5 5 5
Long-Term Durability 5 4 2 3 2
Resistance to Bitterness
and Cold Weather
5 5 2 4 5
Prefinished Color Range 5 2 4 5 1
Ease of Maintenance 5 5 5 4 1
Warranty Coverage 5 3 4 3 1
Insect/Termite Resistance 5 2 2 5 1
Warp Resistance 5 5 1 3 1
Rot Resistance 5 5 5 4 1
Moisture Resistance 5 3 2 2 1
Thermal Expansion Resistance 5 5 1 4 5
Choice of Profiles 5 1 1 3 4
Health Risks 5 5 4 1 5
Fire Resistance 5 4 1 4 1