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Clapboard Siding Calculator

Our clapboard siding calculator can help you find industry average pricing for clapboard, lap or bevel cladding. Clapboard siding prices will typically run $3 to $6 per square foot fully installed, which includes the cost of the clapboard, removal of the existing cladding, all additional materials and the price of the installation itself.

-- Completed Project: $3 to $6 per square foot --

Clapboard Panel Pricing

Clapboard panels will typically run $.50 to $2 per square foot, depending on the materials used. At the lower end of this price range will be vinyl boards and plywood, the mid range will include fiber cement and pricier wood species such as pine or spruce. At the upper end of the price range will include composite boards and insulated vinyl siding panels.

-- Price Range: $.50 to $2 psf (boards only) --

Removal Costs

It is always important to remove the existing cladding from the home before installing the new panels or boards. This ensures that there is no wood rot or issues of moisture trapped inside the walls. In addition, it provides an excellent opportunity to use new house wrap, which provides excellent insulation for the walls. Removing existing siding will typically run $.50 to $1 per square foot.

-- Price Range: $.50 to $1 psf --

Additional Materials

Most siding projects involve more than just slapping up the panels. They may require items such as soffits, facia, trim boards, collated nails, corner posts, F channels and J panels. While all cladding projects are unique and will involve a different set of materials, typically the cost for this portion of the project will run $1 per square foot.

-- Price Range: $1 per square foot --

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Installation Costs

Installation costs will typically run one dollar to three dollars per square foot, again depending on the materials used. Vinyl and simple wood species will usually run $1 to $2 per square foot, while certain composite panels and fiber cement panels will run $2 to $3 dollars per square foot. One of the drivers of this higher price is if the contractor is required to prime and or paint each of the boards prior to installation.

-- Price Range: $1 to $3 psf --

Completed Project Cost

Completed clapboard siding projects will run on average $3 to $6 per square foot fully installed. Our clapboard siding calculator can be found to the right and is simple to use and can provide a number of different cost estimates based on the different criteria entered into the six different questions. Please feel free to put in different criteria in order to see how this would change your project cost.

-- Completed Project: $3 to $6 psf --

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