# FAQ: How To Estimate Siding?

Contents

- 1 How much does it cost to side a 1500 sq ft house?
- 2 How do I estimate the cost of vinyl siding?
- 3 How do you figure square footage for siding?
- 4 What color siding has the best resale value?
- 5 Does residing your house add value?
- 6 What is the average labor cost to install vinyl siding?
- 7 How much does Lowes charge to install siding?
- 8 How many pieces of siding are in a 2 square box?
- 9 How much does a box of siding cover?
- 10 How much siding do I need for a 24×24 garage?
- 11 What is the standard size of vinyl siding?
- 12 How long does siding a house take?
- 13 What is the cheapest house siding?
- 14 How many boxes of siding do I need?

## How much does it cost to side a 1500 sq ft house?

Aluminum siding costs An average 1,500 square foot house would cost around $7,700 for standard aluminum siding and upwards of $11,000 for custom grades after labor and material costs.

## How do I estimate the cost of vinyl siding?

Start by measuring the height and width of each wall of the building. Multiply each length and height measurement to find the square footage of each wall, then add them together to find the total square footage. Divide the total by 100 to find the number of squares of vinyl siding to order.

## How do you figure square footage for siding?

Start with all square and rectangular walls, measuring height and width. Siding is ordered in “squares”. One square equals 100 square feet, so multiply height x width, then divide by 100 for total “squares”.

## What color siding has the best resale value?

A tan or wheat colored siding is a great pick if you want to get the most money for your home at resale. Light neutrals are a solid choice because the colors go great with white trim and other darker colors.

## Does residing your house add value?

Adding new vinyl siding to your home can increase the value by approximately 76.7% of the project cost, according to Remodeling Magazine. One key thing to consider is whether the siding you select will maintain that value after it has been subjected to mother nature, or the neighbor’s baseball.

## What is the average labor cost to install vinyl siding?

The labor cost to install vinyl siding is $3.70 per square foot, with most people spending between $2.15 and $5.25 per square foot. Installing 1,200 square feet of vinyl siding costs $4,440 in labor.

## How much does Lowes charge to install siding?

Cost of Lowes Vinyl Siding

Lowes Vinyl Siding Costs | Zip Code | Sq. ft. |
---|---|---|

Basic | Better | |

Lowes Vinyl Siding – Installation Cost | $252.00 – $384.00 | $360.00 – $516.00 |

Lowes Vinyl Siding – Total | $372.00 – $576.00 | $528.00 – $768.00 |

Lowes Vinyl Siding – Total Average Cost per square foot | $3.95 | $5.40 |

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## How many pieces of siding are in a 2 square box?

The number of pieces of vinyl siding in a box depends on the width and length of the pieces. A carton typically contains between 14 and 24 panels and covers 100 ft² or 200 ft², or 1 or 2 squares, and will cost from $90 to $250 a square.

## How much does a box of siding cover?

Box Contents A box of vinyl siding contains two “squares.” A square in construction lingo equals 100 square feet, so a box of vinyl siding will cover 200 square feet.

## How much siding do I need for a 24×24 garage?

Multiply the two dimensions together to determine the area of the wall. For example, a 24-feet-long side that is 8 feet high equals 192 square feet of siding for that wall.

## What is the standard size of vinyl siding?

Overall, horizontal panel sizes typically run between 6 and 10 inches in width. Standard length for horizontal vinyl siding panels is 12 feet.

## How long does siding a house take?

Project Specifications Therefore, you can expect installation to take an average of 10 to 12 days. If the siding needs painting, expect the job to last an additional five days.

## What is the cheapest house siding?

Vinyl Siding

- Vinyl siding is cheap, ranking among one of the least expensive ways to side your home.
- Many homeowners are happy with the look of vinyl siding.
- Vinyl siding can be a quick fix for a home with poor siding since it goes up rapidly and covers 100-percent of the old siding.

## How many boxes of siding do I need?

To find the number of squares of siding needed for an installation, measure each walls width and height in feet. Multiply the width and height to get the area of the wall in square feet. Divide the square footage by 100 to get the number of squares needed for the wall.