The available options to reclad your house with wood will be largely depend on what your expectations are out of the wood you choose. High quality options such as thermally modified and charred wood will generally cost more than brick, stone, vinyl and fiber-cement composite. Choosing natural wood for the exterior of your home can be the right choice for you as long as you know that it does require more maintenance than other types of materials. While keeping in mind that often times the alternatives can’t offer the natural beauty over real wood.
Today’s wood siding options can offer a variety of colors and textures. Technology has advanced the durability and appearance providing consumers more options then every before. Thermally modified wood offers longevity due to the change in its molecular structure when it’s put through the process of thermal modification. Charred wood offers similar benefits by petrifying the woods surface during the burning process. Both are excellent options if your placing equal importance on both the longevity and final appearance.Pricing of these two wood siding options will vary based on the woods overall appearance and the cost associated with making the wood as durable as possible. It’s expected that the cost per square foot will range between $16.00 and $24.00 pending the scope and location of your project. Most companies will quote on a project-to-project basis. Often times price gets in the way of making your preferred choice due to budgets but it’s important that consumers take the time to weigh all the benefits vs budget as the two normally relate to one another. Thanks for reading and if you would like to check out some of our customers project pictures please visit our Instagram page.