Engineered Wood Siding Costs & Prices

Engineered wood siding cost will run $3 to $7 per square foot installed. This places it in the mid range of all cladding materials, above vinyl but less than the Hardie Board fiber cement. We’ll discuss a range of material prices, as well as pricing on installation and project examples.

— Price Range: $3 to $7 psf fully installed —

“One of the big factors that will affect engineered wood siding cost is whether the boards are pre-primed or pre-finished and are ready to install. If they aren’t, homeowners will be paying a lower material cost, but will pay the contractor or sub to prime and paint them onsite.”

Engineered Wood Siding Cost

Entry To Mid Range Products

Entry to mid range products will run $1 to $2 per square foot, which is about 25% to 30% above vinyl pricing. A popular example would include LP SmartSide, which is available in a large number of profiles, widths etc. that will affect the per square foot pricing.

— Price Range: $1 to $2 psf —

Mid To High End Products

Mid to high end products run $2 to $3 per square foot. Popular products in this price point include Catawba and TruWood. One of the big factors that will affect pricing is whether the boards are pre-primed and/or pre-finished and are ready to install. If they aren’t, homeowners will be paying a lower material cost, but will pay the contractor or sub to prime and/or paint them onsite.

— Price Range: $2 to $3 psf —

Additional Materials

All projects will require additional materials such as nails, housewrap, inside and outside corners, j channels, soffits and any other finish or trim pieces that are required to make a professional looking project.

— Price Range: $1 to $2 psf —

Installation Costs

Installation for engineered wood siding will be on par with most vinyl products. The panels don’t pose any additional complications or added steps to properly install on a home. Some engineered wood products actually fit together very easily, making installation quick and easy.

— Installation Cost: $1 – $2 psf —

Entry To Mid Range Project

Expect to pay $3 to $5 per square foot. This equates to $300 to $500 per square for a lower to mid grade product. For a 2000 sq. ft. project, expect to pay $6,000 and $10,000.

— Price Range: $3 to $5 psf fully installed —

Mid To High End Products

Expect to pay $5 to $7 per square foot. This equates to $500 to $700 per square for a lower to mid grade product. For a 2000 sq. ft. project, expect to pay $10,000 and $14,000.

— Price Range: $5 to $7 psf fully installed —