# Readers ask: How To Figure Siding For A House?

Contents

- 1 How much siding do I need for a 2000 square foot house?
- 2 How much does it cost to side a 1500 sq ft house?
- 3 How much siding do I need for a 1200 square foot house?
- 4 How much siding is in a square?
- 5 How much does Lowes charge to install siding?
- 6 What color siding has the best resale value?
- 7 Does residing a house add value?
- 8 What is the cheapest siding option?
- 9 How many pieces of siding are in a 2 square box?
- 10 What is the average labor cost to install vinyl siding?
- 11 How do you estimate vinyl siding?
- 12 Is Insulated Siding worth the extra cost?
- 13 How many squares of siding do I need for a 24×24 garage?
- 14 How do I calculate how much soffit I need?

## How much siding do I need for a 2000 square foot 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. 3

## 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 much siding do I need for a 1200 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 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 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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## 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 a 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 cheapest siding option?

Vinyl – most economical and versatile Vinyl siding continues to be the Number 1 siding material installed on homes across the US and Canada. Its so overwhelmingly popular because this is the most affordable siding type, which even the most budget-conscious homeowner can install.

## 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.

## 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 do you estimate 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.

## Is Insulated Siding worth the extra cost?

Insulated vinyl siding also provides significant energy savings. While vinyl siding manufacturers tend to charge around 50 percent more their insulated products than their non- insulated options, homeowners recoup this additional cost over time through cheaper energy costs.

## How many squares of 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.

## How do I calculate how much soffit I need?

Multiply the total length by the width to obtain the area of soffit needed to fill the gap. For example, if the total eaves length is 110 feet, and the width is 2 feet, multiply 110 by 2. The result, 220 in this example, is the number of square feet of soffit required.