Aesthetics

  1. Wide variety of styles, textures and finishes.
  2. Modern, traditional and contemporary design
  3. Interior and exterior

Characteristics

  1. Fairly easy to repair.
  2. Requires an exterior finish such as paint or stain.
  3. Can be damaged by rot, insects, warping or splitting.

Maintenance

  1. Painted finishes tend to require higher maintenance
  2. Wood siding is prone to paint problems if the home is not properly ventilated.
  3. Stained finishes usually require lower maintenance.
  4. Most of the time needs primed or pre-finished