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What type of siding requires the most maintenance?

Wood
91%
Fiber-Cement
2%
There is no difference
2%
Not sure
2%
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Question: What type of siding requires the most maintenance?
Top Answer (91% of 34 votes): Wood.

Answer: Wood
Explanation: To maintain a nice and clean appearance wood needs to be sealed every 5-7 years and should have a fresh clear coat applied every 2-3 years depending on weather conditions.
J&R Construction
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Maintenance on wood siding can be costly. With the average paint job costing about 3500 bucks and paint cycles lasting about five years.
R&R Kustom Exteriors
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Needs the regular painting
Realexteriors
ProMatcher
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Wood siding is suject to dry rot and bus infestation.
Exteriors Inc
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Yearly painting
Estridge Carpentry
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I think they all should be maintenance at least once a year
Custom Sunrooms & Home Improvements
ProMatcher
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Natural siding products such as cedar requires staining, caulking and painting to make sure no water leakage happens.
ECO Home Exteriors
Answer: There is no difference
Explanation: Each kind of product has it is kind of maintenance.
Aten Construction Services
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Wood is more apt to rot and swelling,so it had to be painted and or sealed to keep moisture from damaging product
woodpecker construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Wood you have to keep painted or stained or it will rot. So If you want maintenance free I suggest Fiber Cement , Composite , or vinyl.
North West Indiana Remodeling
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Regular painting, staining, etc
Regal Siding & Carpentry
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Weather conditions and paint qualities lead to higher maintenance of wood siding compared with others.
Hoffman Weber Construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Wood
Explanation: needs to be protected with good paint and painted every 4-6 yrs depending where you live
A HOMEOWNER'S HELPER
Answer: Wood
Explanation: about every two years wood should be treated.
Robbie Lee Construction
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Wood requires additional sealing and staining where vinyl or metal would not
First General Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Wood siding is vulnerable to more climatic distress than other exterior claddings.
Proztogo
Answer: Wood
Explanation: Has to be painted
Whites Flooring
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