When it comes to deciding on the type of siding, it is important to choose a material that fits the style of your house and your lifestyle.  Here are some of the most popular options.

Seamless Steel  

Very strong and resists shrinking, custom fit to the exact measurements of your home, wood like texture or corrugated looks available

Vinyl 

Won’t rot or flake and is usually less expensive, but it can crack and fade

Stucco 

Durable and relatively low maintenance, add a tint and you may never have to paint  

Cedar Shingle 

Also called “shakes” – often stained brown, gray or other earth tones; blending nicely with wooded landscapes

 

Aluminum 

Easy to maintain, durable and fireproof, but it can dent and fade

Engineered Wood 

OSB, hardboard, veneered plywood are examples, fairly inexpensive to install, does not look exactly like wood, but more natural than vinyl or aluminum

Wood Clapboard

With periodic care, solid wood (usually cedar, pine, spruce, redwood, cypress or Douglas fir) siding maintain their beauty for a long time

Cement Fiber 

Can have the appearance of wood, stucco or masonry, very durable and natural looking

Stone Veneer 

Granite, limestone, slate and others are beautiful and pretty much unaffected by weather, but they are on the expensive side, precast stone veneers are more affordable and can look pretty authentic

Brick

Available in a wide variety of nice earthy colors, lasts for centuries, but it is more expensive