# Often asked: How Much Siding Do I Need Calculator?

Contents

- 1 How much siding do I need for a 1500 square foot house?
- 2 How much siding do I need for a 2000 sq ft house?
- 3 How much siding is in a square?
- 4 How many boxes of vinyl siding do I need?
- 5 What is the cheapest way to side a house?
- 6 What color siding has the best resale value?
- 7 How do you price a siding job?
- 8 How do you calculate lap siding?
- 9 How do you price siding?
- 10 How many pieces of siding are in 2 square?
- 11 How much does it cost to side a 1000 square foot house?
- 12 How much is a box of siding at Lowe’s?
- 13 How large is 200 square feet?
- 14 How much does a box of vinyl siding cost?
- 15 How long is a piece of siding?

## How much siding do I need for a 1500 square foot house?

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 much siding do I need for a 2000 sq ft house?

In most cases, the cost of replacing siding on a 2,000 sq. ft. house is $7,095 – $10,248 for vinyl siding, and $13,895 – 20,071 for HardiePlank siding. However, there are many factors that can impact your total cost, such as removing old siding, installing more insulation, windows & doors copping, etc.

## How much siding is in a square?

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 many boxes of vinyl siding do I need?

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.

## What is the cheapest way to side a house?

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’s look is improving, too, with technological advancements in texture and colorfastness. You can also paint it if you want.

## 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.

## How do you price a siding job?

Siding installation prices vary on price per square foot by siding material type. Using $3 to $10 per installed square foot, a siding project can range in cost from $8,400 to $19,600. That estimate is for the siding installation only. If your home has old siding.

## How do you calculate lap siding?

Estimate the number of linear feet of siding needed by multiplying the width of the wall in feet by the number of courses. Boards are most commonly sold in 12′ lengths, though 16′ and 20′ lengths can often be ordered. Divide the linear footage by 12′ to find the number of boards needed to cover the wall.

## How do you price siding?

On average, siding a house costs $12 per square foot. For those choosing the most budget-friendly options, that cost may be reduced to $2 per square foot. More expensive materials can be priced at up to $50 per square foot. Common siding types include brick, wood, fiber cement, metal, vinyl and stone.

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

The length and width of the vinyl determine the number of pieces in a box. A carton of siding contains between 14 and 24 pieces and will cover 100 ft² or 200 ft².

## How much does it cost to side a 1000 square foot house?

Cost of Siding a House Per Square Foot

Exterior Square Feet | Ranch Style | 2-story+ |
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1,000 | $3,000 – $15,000 | $3,600 – $19,500 |

1,200 | $3,600 – $18,000 | $4,500 – $23,000 |

1,300 | $3,900 – $19,500 | $4,700 – $25,000 |

1,400 | $4,200 – $21,000 | $5,000 – $27,500 |

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## How much is a box of siding at Lowe’s?

Cost of Lowes Vinyl Siding

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

Basic | Better | |

Lowes Vinyl Siding – Material Prices | $120.00 – $192.00 | $168.00 – $252.00 |

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 |

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## How large is 200 square feet?

A 200 square foot space is about the size of a one-car garage. In other words, the average car could fit into 200 square foot place with a small amount of wiggle room. Imagine a space smaller than a bedroom for 100 square feet. A 100 square foot space is very small.

## How much does a box of vinyl siding cost?

Vinyl siding cost by box The standard box of vinyl siding contains 24 pieces, with each measuring 4 inches by 150 inches. One box of vinyl siding is enough to cover 100 square feet, and it costs around $160 per box, on average.

## How long is a piece of siding?

Standard sidings are usually 12′ to 12-1/2′ long. With standard siding panels, seams appear every two to three feet. Longer length sidings are typically offered in 16’8”, 20′ and 25′ ranges. The primary benefit of a longer length siding panel is that it reduces the number of seams on the wall.