3 Types of House Siding to Transform Your Home Exterior

Beautiful assortment of multiple siding variations including stone, wood, and concrete

There are many types of house siding on the market and all of them have the capability to drastically alter the way your home looks. If you’re looking to make a change that boosts your curb appeal, replacing siding can give you a whole new look. It may be time to go with a change. Here are 3 types of house siding that will add to your home’s visual prowess:

Shingle Siding

Vinyl house siding
Vinyl house siding installation

Shingle siding can give your home a Cape Cod style. In the Midwest, that can give your home a distinct look within the neighborhood. A cedar shingle offers a fresh, elegant look for your home with reduced exterior maintenance.

Wood shingles will draw out the natural beauty of your home. It can form a deeper visual connection with the Earth if done right.

Vertical Siding

The clean lines associated with vertical siding make it a clear choice to give your home a distinct, contemporary design. It’s a stylish way to stand out without being trendy. This type of siding is a bold way to draw out some of the architectural elements of the home or can easily be used to cover the whole surface.

Vertical siding can give your home a powerful new look. It is an excellent choice for adding impact to dramatic doorways and porches.

Lap Siding

House siding options
Bright yellow siding.

While this is the most traditional look for a North American home, it can still be completed in an elegant and timeless manner that will enhance the look of your home. There is a wide range of styles and textures to create a fresh appeal.

Our favorite is the innovative and elegant HardiePlank® lap siding by James Hardie. With a wide array of stunning colors and styles, this durable product will redefine curb appeal.

Transform Your Home Exterior

It may be time to update the look of your home’s exterior. Small changes can provide a fresh look, but nothing enhances the curb appeal like replacing your siding. We can help you find the types of house siding that will work best on your home.

If you have any questions, contact us today at (630) 866-6888 or visit our offices in Carol Stream, IL.

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