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Comparing the Pros and Cons of Stucco and Brick Exteriors

Photo: wajan / Adobe Stock Stucco and brick siding are popular exterior property coverings and can increase curb appeal. Stucco is more budget-friendly and is available in a wider range of finishes, but brick has a higher-end look and has better fire and moisture resistance. Let’s look at some of the key differences between these…

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How to Choose the Best House Siding Options for Your Home

Photo: jhorrocks / iStock / Getty Images Whether you’re picking out siding for your new home or updating your current house, you’re probably weighing the pros and cons of each option. After all, the size and texture of your siding panels can greatly change your home’s aesthetic. Your exterior paint color and window types play…

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Cheap Vinyl Siding Buying & Installation Guide

How & Where to Get the Best Price on Cheap Vinyl Siding Affordable vinyl siding for homes typically costs $2 per square foot with insulated or textured styles at $3 and up per square foot. Most homeowners choose plain horizontal or vertical panels for their classic look at a low price. The total cost also…

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Cheap Faux Stone Siding Panels Buying & Installation Guide

How & Where to Get the Best Prices on Faux Stone Siding Panels Faux stone siding is rising in popularity due to its affordability and practicality. Many homeowners enjoy the classy and clean appearance of stone siding but dislike the price. Faux stone siding panels offer the same great look for a fraction of the…

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Cheap Wood Siding Buying & Installation Guide

How & Where to Get the Best Price on Cheap Wood Siding It can be difficult to sift through so many popular siding options when you’re on a budget. Though there are a lot of siding options, wood is an attractive and inexpensive option. Generally, wood siding costs $5 to $20 per square foot, installed….

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Cheap Siding Buying & Installation Guide

How & Where to Get the Best Prices on Siding Siding can be found in various styles, structures, and prices, but the cheapest siding costs between $1 to $9 per square foot with an average cost of $4 per square foot, not including installation. Beyond pricing, it can be helpful to consider durability, lifespan, style…

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Siding Calculator

Whether you’re using wood, metal, vinyl or Hardiplank siding, it’s a good idea to measure your exterior walls before calling an installer. Multiply height and width of each wall to calculate the total square footage to cover. With the help of our siding calculator, you can give your installer the information they need to provide…

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Best Trim Color for a House

Trim colors are an excellent way to highlight the architectural design of your home while creating a sense of balance and harmony. No matter what your home looks like, our guide can help you choose a trim color for your dark brown, yellow brick house or white-colored house. With our tips, you will find the…

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Best Siding for Houses

Having the best type of siding for your home will not only make it more beautiful, but it can also boost your resale value. But since it’s a major part the house, it’s worth giving it enough thought to make an informed decision. You will want to consider how long the material lasts, after how…

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Fiber Cement Siding vs. Vinyl: What Are the Differences?

Photo: Venerala / Adobe Stock When it comes to fiber cement siding versus vinyl, the biggest differences relate to their costs, aesthetics, and upkeep. Vinyl might be an affordable, low-maintenance option, but it doesn’t have the natural appearance of fiber cement (sometimes known as Hardie board). Breaking down the distinctive attributes of Hardie board versus…

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