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Dutch Lap Siding Prices

Dutch lap siding prices range from $2.75 to $8 psf completely installed - including the cost of the panels, all additional materials and the installation. Dutch lap siding is one of the most popular styles of panels or boards due to the strong shadow lines and visual interest that it can add to a home.

-- Price Range: $2.75 to $8.50 psf installed --


Dutch Lap Siding Basics

Dutch lap boards are built to appear as if you took a flat board and rotated out the bottom edge a half inch or inch from the wall. Another way to think of it is that the top edge is cut thinner than the bottom edge so that the top edge tucks slightly up under the board on top of it. This differs from completely flat boards that is often associated with clapboard siding or with the boards used in a board and batten style (the battens project out from the wall, but the wider boards are perfectly straight).

Dutch lap provides an excellent way to insure that no water gets trapped behind the boards of the home, which could then eventually lead to mold or mildew issues. In addition, they add nice visual interest to the home by creating shadow lines in much the same way as beaded siding does (although the look of dutch lap is quite different).


Sizes And Options

Dutch lap comes in all different materials, including vinyl, fiber cement, composites and traditional wood siding. The boards are available in multiple lengths, the most popular of which are 8', 12' and 16'. They are also available in a number of different profiles, the most popular of which are 4" wide, 4.5" wide, 5" wide and 6" wide.


Dutch Lap Board Pricing


ABTCO TimberCrest

The ABTCO Timberline is an insulated vinyl siding that received a 78 out of 100 from Consumer Reports.

-- Price Range: $1.50 to $1.75 psf (product only) --


Durabuilt 440 Series

The Durabuilt 440 Series siding uses a rough-sawn texture on the boards and is available in 4 profiles, including a 4" lap or 4" dutchlap and a 5" lap or 5" dutch lap. The boards have a 9/16" panel projection and consumers can choose from 13 unique colors, including 3 premium dark Durabuilt color options.

-- Price Range: $.75 to $1 psf (product only) --


Gentek Concord

The Gentek Concord is an entry level cladding that is .042″ in thickness, available in 5 unique profiles and comes in 16 colors. The Concord can also be ordered as a board and batten which is more expensive but will have a slightly thicker panel.

-- Retail Cost: $0.60 to $0.90 psf (boards only) --


Royal Duraplank

The Royal Duraplank is a double hem, foam backed or insulated vinyl siding with a .054 thickness. It received an 80 out of 100 rating from Consumer Reports (the second highest rated product during their testing). The cladding is available in 3 distinct profiles and is available in 12 color selections.

-- Retail Cost: $2.10 psf (boards only) --


HardiePlank Select Cedarmill (Primed)

The Hardie Select Cedarmill is a fiber cement siding with a .313 thickness. The product received a 73 out of 100 from Consumer Reports and was one of their recommended fiber cement products, along with the Nichiha primed Sierra Premium Smooth.

-- Retail Cost: $2 to $2.50 psf --


Additional Materials

Siding projects will require more than just the panels - Contractors bid out projects and include their cost for f and j channels, corner posts, trim and soffits, gable vents, sheathing or housewrap, collated nails, starter courses, etc. On average, these additional materials will run $1 to $2 per square foot.

-- Additional Materials: $1 to $2 psf --


Installation Pricing

Installation pricing will vary project, where you live, the experience and rate of the installation company or contractor, the time of the year you schedule the install, etc. Expect to pay $1 to $4 per square foot, depending on the boards, materials and installation requirements.

-- Installation Pricing: $1 to $4 psf


Complete Project Cost

Completed projects will run anywhere from $2.75 to $8.50 per square foot, with the cost of the product and the additional materials being the main factors for whether you will pay at the bottom or the top of this price range. Find additional siding costs per sq. ft. here.

-- Project Cost: $2.75 to $8.50 psf fully installed --