Among numerous siding material options wood remains a favorite for its unparalleled beauty, versatile styles and longevity. High quality, well-maintained wood siding can last up to 100 years, but this premium material comes with a hefty price tag. Since wood is more expensive than both vinyl and fiber cement cement siding, its important for you to carefully weigh the cost effectiveness of this material over the long haul. Here are up-to-date material and installation costs for the most popular wood siding species and styles, along with tips on selecting the best material for your home. How Much Does Wood Siding… Read more »
Data summarizing vinyl siding prices and the cost of installing aluminum and fiber cement siding options. Also provides overview of steps to obtaining siding materials supplies from the supplier, quality and warranty considerations and general buying advice for homeowners.
Comprehensive Consumer guide to buying siding materials including vinyl and cement siding, aluminum, stone, and cedar shake siding.
We are happy to announce that we just did a slew of improvements and fixes to our online free siding estimator. We have also updated siding prices calculation algorithm to better reflect current (May 2012) siding prices for both materials and installation labor. House Siding Prices calculation: – Vinyl siding costs were adjusted to current (2012) levels for 3 vinyl siding materials. Since we originally designed the our calculator in 2010, the prices of vinyl siding (and to a much lesser degree, other siding materials) went up an average of 30-40% due to “oil price increase” … honestly this has… Read more »
If you are in search for a great looking, more durable, but cheaper alternative to wood siding, fiber cement siding is an option to consider. Fiber Cement siding is often called HardiPlank and HardiPanel as these are brand names for fiber cement siding manufactured by James Hardie Building Products. Because of the many benefits this material offers to homeowners in terms of price, durability, longevity and style options, fiber cement siding is quickly gaining in popularity. Learn more about the pros and cons of fiber cement siding to decide if this is the right siding material for your home. What… Read more »
If you are a homeowner looking for various vinyl siding options and are shopping around for the best match in quality and price, you can refer to this comprehensive list of vinyl siding manufactures. Alside Siding Founded in the late 1940s, Alside Siding is one of the top leading siding manufacturers today. Alside Siding products are known for their exceptional durability. They offer stronger, more rigid siding systems as well as a wide range of rich, long-lasting colors and textures that capture the authentic look of wood. Alside siding can be found in more than 90 supply centers and independent… Read more »
This article will show you how to install our Siding Calculator on your company’s website. If you are interested in Siding Calculator App for iPhone and Android phones / tablets, click here. With the recent update and improvements of siding calculator software (read more about it here) we now feel that siding calculator is ready for the prime-time or in other words to be available for installation on your website. We offer this free of charge, so now your clients will be able to estimate the siding materials and installation prices right on your site. How does it work? All… Read more »