Wood siding has been around since colonial times and is typically made from Easter White Pine, Redwood or Cedar because of their natural resistance to nature's elements. Wooden siding is quite versitile in both style and color, giving homeowners many options to suite their fancy. Clapboard consists of horizontally overlapping rows of wood which are commonly refered to as courses. Wood shingles or shake are also used commonly and lead to the shingle style and Queen Anne style architecture of the late 1800's.
With simple installation and repair, wood siding also has the most maintanence associated with it, and must be treated on a regular basis to protect against the weather and damaging insects. If wood siding is your choice be sure to choose an expert shingle siding contractor in the field.
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