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5 different Types of Siding to Consider for Your Home

When it comes to exterior home improvement, siding is a big decision. The material, color, and style make up the overall appearance of your home. There are many different types of siding to choose from, and each one comes with its own set of pros and cons. In this article, we will discuss five of the most popular types of siding and their respective pros and cons. Homeowners should consider all of the options before making a final decision. Which type of siding is right for you?

Grey vinyl siding on a house

Vinyl Siding

Vinyl siding, sometimes referred to as standard siding, is the most popular choice for homeowners. 

Wood Siding

Wood Siding

Wood siding is a classic choice that has been used for centuries. It is available in a few siding types including planks [pictured left], boards or panels, and shingles (also known as shaker siding). 

board and batten siding

Board and Batten Siding

Board and batten siding has been growing in popularity and is now one of the most in-demand siding types in the US.

Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber cement siding is a newer option that is becoming more popular among homeowners.

Stone/Brick Siding

Stone/Brick Siding

Stone and brick sidings are timeless choices. While there are some price and maintenance differences between them, the advantages and disadvantages of these types of siding are very similar. 

These are just a few of the most popular types of siding. Homeowners should consider several types of siding before making a final decision. The right type of siding will depend on your budget, the climate/weather where you live, and your personal preferences. Do some research and talk to a professional before you make your final decision. With so many options available, you’re sure to find the perfect siding for your home!

If you need siding repairs or want to upgrade your home with new siding, contact us at If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office and we will be happy to help you choose the right siding material for your home. Thank you for reading!