Vinyl Siding vs. Fiber Cement: Which Is Right for Your Home? Choosing the right siding material for your home is a decision that's based on many factors, from good looks to cost. But as you're weighing the options, don't ignore important considerations like durability and ease of maintenance.
Fire-Resistant Siding. Made from plaster and cement, stucco is highly resistant to fire. Compared to options like wood siding, or even vinyl siding, stucco is much more effective at smoldering a fire and keeping a home from burning down. Durable Siding. It’s possible for stucco to last up to 50 years before it must be replaced.
Outfit the walls and exterior of your home with the help of siding and stone veneer from Lowe's. Lowe's offers vinyl siding, wood siding, cedar siding, stone veneer siding, fiber cement siding, stone veneer, fascia, siding shingles, soffit and more to give you better options to fit your overall style and desired look.
Although vinyl siding is most popular, vinyl shingles – vinyl shakes are also available. This house above has vinyl shingles on the top section and wood shingles on the lower portion. Notice how flat the vinyl shingles appear. The wood shingles, although in need of painting still provide better character to the home. The wood shingles are thicker for they produce a heavier shadow line.