What is the Best Siding

Carl, What are the advantages of Fiber-cement siding vs. cedar clapboards? I am planning to build a home in the northeast in an area where vinyl siding is not allowed...I would like something that doesn't require too much painting...Rick

Rick, as this is a siding cost budget issue (as it should be) as well as a siding maintenance issue for you, get siding estimates and...continued.

Western Red Cedar Clapboard Siding Photo courtesy of Boston Cedar

Fiber Cement Photo Courtesy of Nichiha

Carl Heldmann, byoh.com