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House Siding: You've Got Options...Or Not
Plywood Siding

Plywood Siding

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House siding is one of the biggest--if not the biggest--exterior home purchase you will make. And, because siding is typically installed by contractors, labor costs drive up the total price. So, find out your siding options before a contractor does this for you.

Plywood Siding

Option?

Yes.

Plywood goes up fast and it's cheap. On the downside, it's not considered a premium siding.

  • Cost-effective siding option.
  • Especially cost-effective when you side only the facade (front) of the house with premium materials, such as masonry, leaving plywood on the sides and back.
  • Plywood is a dimensionally stable wood, so it resists major expansion, contraction, warping and swelling.
  • Available in large sheets of 8' or longer, so installation goes faster.
  • Vertical grooving on plywood gives the impression of multiple boards rather than one large board--more pleasing to the eye.
  • Plytanium® from Georgia-Pacific is one representative brand.
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