Exterior options

Wood siding

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CedarAluminum sidingVinyl
Cost$5 – $10 per square foot$3 – $6 per square foot$2 – $12 per square foot

The goodGood for extreme weather fluctuation Natural resistance to insects
Smells awesome
I like the patina it gets
Low maintenance

The badExpensive
Needs to be washed once a year

Not considered are inflexible and heavy materials, like brick.

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