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While it may be true that money isn’t everything, it would be a mistake to undermine the importance of finances in our daily lives, especially during times of economic difficulty. These days, high-quality products almost always have a substantial price tag attached.

part one: cost

Fortunately, vinyl siding has become an exception to that rule. Not only does this siding material have a myriad of advantages, it is also one of the most cost-effective home cladding solutions in the market. Take a brief look at how vinyl siding compares against other common siding materials in terms of cost:

  • Vinyl Siding: Costs anywhere between $2 and $7 per square foot. Cost to install on an average-sized two-story home is between $6,000 to $13,000.
  • Wood Siding: Costs anywhere between $5 and $8 per square foot. Cost to install on an average-sized two-story home is between $14,000 to $23,000.
  • Engineered Wood Siding: Costs anywhere between $3 and $5 per square foot. Cost to install on an average-sized two-story home is between $7,000 to $12,000.
  • Stucco Siding: Costs anywhere between $6 and $9 per square foot. Cost to install on an average-sized two-story home is between $12,000 to $22,000.

Not only is vinyl siding one of the cheapest siding materials available, but it is also easy to install, reducing labor costs.

Moreover, if you consider maintenance costs over the lifespan of the siding, you’ll find that since the material is highly durable, the cost to maintain the siding will be low.

If you take everything into consideration, vinyl siding is hands down the most cost-effective siding material on the market today, making it the perfect choice for most types of homes.

 

In the next post, we’ll talk about vinyl siding’s versatility. Stay tuned to learn more about the benefits of vinyl siding!