Home is where the heart is.  The outside of a home is just as important as the inside when it comes to maintenance and style.  Making sure things like the siding, fencing, and other areas are properly care for will go a long way towards the home value and comfort.

Finding local pros that can work on the exterior of a home is important. Quality house painters, siding experts, local pressure washers, and solar panel pros can all help make the exterior of the home even better.  Angie's List does recommend getting at least 3 estimates before starting any exterior work on the home. 

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House Painting | Exterior Painting

sunroom with large windows
Window CleaningWindows
Window cleaning and other ways to allow more light through your windows and brighten your home.
RemodelVinyl and Aluminum Siding
Shiplap siding can cost anywhere from $0.95-$7.00 or more per square foot. The average homeowner spends $500-$1,500 per room to install indoors. Outdoor installation averages $2,800-$7,500, plus needed supplies, for a 1,000-square-foot home.
gray vinyl log siding
Vinyl and Aluminum Siding
The average homeowner will spend from $4,200-$12,300 on a vinyl log siding install for a 1,500 square foot home. This includes $1,350-$4,200 on materials and $2,800-$8,100 for labor. The average cost per square foot ranges from about $3-$8.50.
The new cedar siding had to meet the criteria for historic homes in Indianapolis, including color and material. (Photo by Frank Espich)
Vinyl and Aluminum Siding
The average homeowner pays $12,500 for new cedar siding. The price to cover a whole house may be as low as $7,000 or as high as $18,000 depending on several factors. This is for installation and materials. It doesn’t count long-term maintenance costs.
Board and Batten provides a rustic look. But how much does it cost?
Vinyl and Aluminum Siding
Installing new board and batten siding can cost as little as $4,000 or as much as $21,000, with the average cost around $9,000. That makes this type of siding competitive with others on the market.