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8 Top Exterior Siding Options: Pros and Cons

Choosing your home exterior material is a BIG deal! Not only is it one of the most expensive line items when building a home, but your exterior is also everyone’s first impression of your home … and I know you want to make a traffic-stopping great first impression! If you are confused about your exterior siding options and pricing … or unsure where to even start in choosing materials for your home exterior, this post is for YOU!

Below is an overview of eight of the most popular types of siding (as well as pros and cons of each) so you can confidently make a decision for your own home build! 

Top Exterior Siding Options Pros and Cons

WHY EXTERIOR SIDING SELECTION IS IMPORTANT

Exterior siding material is one of the most expensive line items when building a home, so it’s important to understand your options and what fits best with your desired aesthetic (design and curb

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Exterior Doors – The Pros and Cons of Wood, Steel and Fiberglass

A front entry door is a big part of the curb appeal of your home. Replacing it cannot only kick it up a notch, it’s a solid investment that provides a pretty good payback!

In fact, if you choose and energy efficient exterior door, you can trim up to 10% off of your annual energy bill. With utility bills averaging about $2200 dollars annually, that can mean as much as an extra $220 in your pocket.

How do you choose the perfect exterior door for you? Let’s compare the three main materials available for exterior doors: Wood, Steel, and Fiberglass.

Wood Exterior Doors

Wood is the material of choice for high-end remodeling projects. Nothing looks as luxurious and it’s substantial weight can’t be duplicated by either fiberglass or steel. If you’re looking to make a stunning statement before your guests enter your home, wood is the material for you.

Wood

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