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Different Siding Options for Your Home

Choosing the right siding can feel overwhelming. Here is a step by step guide of the various siding options available, their quality and benefits. 

When it comes to home improvement projects, siding is often one of the most cost-effective ways to update your home’s exterior.

Not only can new siding boost your home’s curb appeal, but it can also improve insulation and reduce energy costs. However, with so many siding options available on the market today, it can be hard to know which one is best for you.

In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the most popular siding materials available and discuss their benefits, costs, installation requirements, and return on investment (ROI).

Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding is one of the most common types of siding used in residential homes.

  1. It’s relatively inexpensive compared to other types of siding .

  2. It is easy to maintain – simply hose it off whenever necessary. Vinyl siding also does not require any painting or staining throughout its lifetime.

  3. Vinyl siding is available in a range of colors and styles that are sure to suit any homeowner’s taste.

  4. The installation cost for vinyl siding ranges from $3-7 per square foot installed

  5. ROI averages around 70%.

Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber cement siding is becoming increasingly popular.

  1. It is durable and low maintenance   Fiber cement resists damage from hail, wind, insects, moisture, fire and extreme temperatures. It also requires very little upkeep over its lifetime – all you need to do is hose it off once a year or paint it every few years if needed.

  2. The initial installation cost for fiber cement ranges from $5-10 per square foot installed

  3. ROI averages around 80%.

Engineered Wood Siding