What is the best siding for houses?

Home siding comes in a wide variety of colors, styles, textures, and finishes to suit your unique home style.

The type of siding material you choose will not only determine the look of your home, but also how much effort and money it will take to install and maintain that appearance. Siding for houses provides both aesthetic and functional benefits. The good news is that you don’t have to give up functionality and durability to get a nice look on your home. There a numerous style choices within each type of home siding. Before you make your final decision on what to clad or side your home with, make sure you consider the following:

What are the maintenance requirements of the siding? Some home siding products need more maintenance than others. Product maintenance can include cleaning, caulking, painting, and even ease of replacement or repair if damage should occur. For instance, vinyl siding and stone siding require the least amount of time and money for maintenance, while wood siding requires the most being susceptible to weather effects, fading and possible pest damage.

What is the long term durability of the siding? Exterior siding that is easily damaged may need to be repaired frequently or possibly replaced. Natural products, such as wood siding, may rot or crack, while some vinyl siding products may fade over time, particularly the darker shades. You need to understand how the various products may change with time, environmental conditions, and day-to-day wear and tear.

What is the fire rating for home siding? All home siding, regardless of which type you choose, will burn, given the right temperature. Make sure you understand what the fire ratings are various siding products.

When selecting the best siding for YOUR house, consider the factors listed above.  Often, you may find that the least expensive option initially may not be the least expensive in the long term, when durability, maintenance, and replacement costs are considered. The final decision will depend on your style and, of course, your budget. Find out how much siding cost.

Our job at JTI Siding is to help you navigate the world of exterior siding.

Call us today at 844-616-9373 or request a quote.

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VINYL SIDING

made from plastic, lots of colors and tons of options

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WOOD SIDING

made from natural wood, very aesthetic but not as durable

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FIBER CEMENT SIDING

a composite material made from sand, cement and cellulose fibers; offers the look of wood without the expense

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VENEER SIDING

made of partial rock or brick, it is a budget-friendly way to get the look of rock or brick

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STUCCO

made of many different mixtures but mostly of cement with added sand or lime; has a flat look and can be painted any color

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METAL SIDING

while not as aesthetically pleasing as vinyl or wood siding, metal siding is the best material to protect your home from water

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STONE or ROCK SIDING

heaver and denser than veneer, stone gives you a high-end look  and is the most expenses siding option; stones are cut to size to achieve a specific look

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BRICK SIDING

solid brick is very structural sound and can last for hundreds of years