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Old 05-13-2008, 05:03 PM   #1
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Ballpark figures for siding/soffit/window trim


I have a 2 story colonial with 34 year old aluminum siding. We are in the process of getting estimates for vinyl siding. We are looking at certainteed monogram 46 siding. Pro's/con's??? The Contractor we are looking to go with was just going to install tyvek wrap under the vinyl siding? Should I ask for the blue/pink r1? insulation? Is this overkill? What is the price diff? We need 27 sq of siding. Is 15K in the ballpark? High or Low?
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i can't answer your question.. but i have a comparable house that needed siding.

can say i just orderd board and batten (vertical wood siding) including several hundred feet of wood trim, all pre-painted, guaranteed for 15 years (and 50 yrs against rot), 100lbs of stainless steel colour matched nails shipped to my door with taxes in, for $11K. installation not included.

so i think your estimate is high... especially since it is plastic (albeit maintenance free for 25yrs)

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I'm assuming the 15k estimate included labor? If that's the case it sounds like a pretty good estimate to me. I did mine myself, paid $65/square for panels, trim/accessories worked out to probably $15/square, Tyvek is a whopping $100/ 50' roll. Haven't gotten soffit/fascia done yet, but I'm figuring that to almost match the cost of siding material. Plus if the house has a complex roof, i.e. dormers, gables, etc., this adds a ton of labor.
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