Board And Batten Siding Costs & Prices

Board And Batten siding cost will run from $3.50 to $6.00 per square foot for the materials and professional installation. The biggest cost factor will be materials, with 12″ cedar boards and 3″ cedar battens being at the top end of pricing and a standard pine being at the lower end. Of course, many companies offer board and batten vinyl siding, which is less expensive than the tradional wood option. Click for additional information on board and batten siding.

“For a contractor to install 1500 ft., you could expect a total cost of $5,250 to $9,000. Prices will drop per sq. ft. for larger projects or for those that don’t involve lots of removal, demo, custom work, etc..”

Board And Batten Siding Prices (Material Only)

Entry Level Board And Batten Siding Cost: $2.00 to $2.75 per sq. ft.
Expect to pay $200 to $275 per square for material only.

Mid To High End Board And Batten Siding Costs: $2.75 to $3.50 per sq. ft.
Expect to pay $275 to $300 per square for material only.

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Board And Batten Costs

Install Pricing: $1.50 – $2.50 psf
Expect to pay between $1.50 and $2.50 per square foot for installation. It tends to be a bit more labor intensive as compared to vinyl siding, but is not as difficult to hang as hardie board. Unlike vinyl siding, the pine or cedar material needs to be properly stained, painted or treated in order to stand up to the elements.

Maintenance Costs

Board and batten is typically wood, although there are plenty of company who do offer vinyl options. Like all wood products, homeowners will need to paint every 10-15 years or stain every 5-10 years to keep the siding looking good. This involves the cost of paint or stain and the labor cost to professional paint a home can be considerable.

Total Board And Batten Siding Cost

Totals On Entry Level Prices: $3.50 – $4.75 per sq. ft.
Expect to pay $500 to $650 per square for the materials and install.

Totals On Mid To High End Price: $4.75 – $6.00 per sq. ft.
Expect to pay $475 to $600 a square for the materials and install.

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