Home Siding Replacement Options:

When considering a siding replacement on your home, there are several factors to consider.

With several different options, which one is the right choice? Let’s Compare using this table below ranking the products on a scale from 0-3.  3 being the best in the given category.

Features & Benefits

Wood

Vinyl

OSB

James Hardie

Ease of Maintenance

1

3

2

3

Product Warranty

0

3

2

3

Pre-Finish Warranty (If Applicable)

0

2

2

2

Hail Resistance

2

1

3

3

Fire Resistance

0

0

2

3

Moisture Resistance

0

3

2

3

Durability

1

1

2

3

 Appearance

3

1

2

3

Total Score

7

14

17

23

Conclusion – For our area, the best overall product is the James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding. Costs will vary substantially, from one product to another, so it is always a good idea to seek bids from qualified contractors before making your final decision. 

A few questions to ask yourself before you begin shopping:

How long do you plan to stay in your home?

Where is your home located?

What kind of weather do you experience?

What do you have on your home now?

What kind of siding is currently being used in your neighborhood?

Do you have a Home Owners Association? If so, what do they approve?

Josh Hazelton

Josh has over 20 years’ experience in the home remodeling business and joined the Rhoden Roofing team in 2017.

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