New England opts for vinyl
Vinyl is the most common siding for new US homes – as well as the preferred choice for new construction in New England.1 According to the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction:
- Vinyl was used on 27% of new homes nationally‚ followed by stucco (25%)‚ brick (21%)‚ and fiber cement (20%).
- In New England‚ vinyl was applied to 72% of new homes‚ besting the #2 choice: wood (20%).
- Stucco rules on the West Coast; brick dominates throughout most of the South.
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