Lowe's siding brands and prices
In the market for new siding for your home? Lowe's is an excellent resource
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Since its founding as a popular North Carolina hardware store in 1946, Lowe's has grown to become one of the nation's leading supplliers of home improvement products and services. If you've been considering adding, replacing or upgrading siding on your home, Lowe's siding brands and prices will fit any budget or performance expectations.
The most common siding type in Lowe's inventory also happens to be the most commonly used exterior covering for homes in the country -- vinyl siding. Lowe's currently carries two major brands of vinyl siding for your home: Durabuilt and Georgia-Pacific. Both brands are available in a range of colors to provide the customer with the precise look desired, running the range from a simple white to a traditional Cape Blue. There are also a number of vinyl siding styles available to choose from, with some of the siding molded to simulate the look of wood siding for an old-fashioned appearance. Vinyl siding costs at Lowe's begin at about $10 for small 10-inch square sections, to over $240, for 14-inch sections crafted to resemble stone tiles.
Those looking for an alternative to vinyl will find several fiber cement options available at Lowe's. Fiber cement siding is a popular choice for contractors. The installation process for fiber cement siding is similar to that used with vinyl, though fiber cement siding offers many performance advantages. At Lowe's, the primary brands of fiber cement siding they offer are Nichiha USA and James Hardie. Overall, the siding prices at Lowe's stores for fiber cement tend to be less than that for vinyl, with entire panels of fiber cement siding beginning at $34 per section to $63.
The third type of siding available from Lowe's is the more traditional wood siding. Wood siding tends to be found on older homes and Lowe's offers additional assistance for homeowners looking to repair or match existing wooden siding. Wooden siding may be the least expensive type available from the store, with those looking at Lowe's brands and prices for the material discovering sections that begin at $7 a plank to just over $33. Two of the leading varities of wooden siding are SmartSide® from Louisiana-Pacific (LP) and Plytanium® from Georgia-Pacific. Most store also carry varities of treated-wood siding as well as untreated versions.
Lowe's strives to offer customers local solutions to their home improvement challenges and as such, each store may have slight variations in the availability of certain brands or styles of home siding options. Costs may also vary from region to region and state to state. Lowe's features a growing number of online services designed to help you make a better buyig decision when you visit a Lowe's store. Click here to locate the Lowe's nearest to you and to see what brands and styles of siding for your home this Lowe's features.
While all three siding types are designed to be DIY friendly, in order to meet housing inspection requirements, it's generally best to have the siding installed by a professional siding contractor. Reply! can assist you in this endeavor by connecting you to local siding contractors who can help you evaluate all the siding brands and styles available from Lowe's stores and which siding option will work best for you.