Why Wood is an Excellent Choice for Home Exteriors

Choosing the right home exterior is quite a challenge. There are so many choices –vinyl siding, wood, fiber panels brick. While all of these materials have merit, wood is an excellent choice for many homeowners. Here are some of the top reasons why you should consider it.

  • Wood is an excellent insulator, meaning that you’ll have lower heating bills when you use it on the exterior of your home.
  • Wood is a more affordable option than many home exterior materials. If you ever want to make modifications to your home, it is also less expensive to renovate wooden homes than those made from other materials.
  • While using wood does cause trees to be cut down, it does create fewer harmful emissions than manufacturing synthetic materials.
  • As homes age, foundations tend to shift and settle slightly. Unlike some other materials, the wood is able to bend a little bit in order to adapt to these shifts. Other materials sometimes crack rather than bend.
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