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Characteristics:
Aluminum
Vinyl
Wood Clad
Wood
Durability Durable Very Durable

Vinyl Clad:
Very Durable

Aluminum Clad: Durable

Damage associated with moisture is more of a concern
Sturdiness Four times that of Vinyl and 23 times Wood Considerably Strong

Exterior Frame: Quite Strong

Interior Frame: Slightly Weaker

Slightly Weaker
Energy Efficiency Energy efficiency is of concern due to aluminum's ability to conduct heat and cold Quite Efficient Wood Clad is energy efficient Terrific Insulator
Maintenance Fairly Low Maintenance Typically Maintenance Free Low Maintenance Regular maintenance is required
The Design A pleasing palate of colors that will accentuate your home Flexible and streamlined, but with more limited color options

Exterior: The designs are based on aluminum or vinyl

Interior: Designs determined by natural wood choice

Singular designs & natural beauty of wood provide limitless options
Cost Lowest Cost Medium Priced Medium to High Priced Medium to High Priced

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