Home siding is one of the most important aspects of any home — both for its insulating properties and protection against the elements, as well as adding to a home’s curb appeal. Vinyl is one of the most popular choices of siding material, and for a good reason. It is durable, relatively easy to install, offers various colors and style options, and is perhaps the most affordable siding material after metal siding. 

So how much does vinyl siding cost to install on your home? 

According to HomeAdvisor, vinyl siding costs around $10,821 on average to install, with most homeowners reporting spending between $6,120 and $15,986 nationwide. There are a few factors to consider to gauge where you might fall within that range. 

Factors to Consider When Determining What Is the Price of Vinyl Siding?

The cost to install average vinyl siding will vary on a few factors such as the material, finish quality, labor costs, square footage amount needed for your home, number of windows and doors on your home, and other special preparations installation of siding with custom windows.

Vinyl Siding Cost Based on Square Feet

One of the essential factors driving the cost of vinyl siding installation on your home is how much material in terms of square footage is needed to cover your home. Installing vinyl siding costs $7.50 per square foot on average, with $3 per square foot on the low side and $12 per square foot on the higher end. For a 1,000 sq. ft., the average cost factoring in the cost of material, supplies, equipment, and labor is about $7,500, 

Type of Vinyl Siding

An advantage of vinyl siding is the different options that homeowners have to choose from. This also means there are some differences in vinyl siding cost depending on the options selected. An ever-popular choice like vinyl shake siding costs $6.50 per square foot to install, typically between $3 and $10 per square foot for materials and labor costs. Meanwhile, heftier vinyl siding options comprised of more material — such as insulated vinyl siding — costs $8 per square foot to install, or between $4 and $12 per square foot. Your contractor should help you consider your options to help you choose something that fits your style preference and budget.

Labor Cost to Install Vinyl Siding  

The labor cost to install vinyl siding is $3.70 per square foot, between $2.15 and $5.25 per square foot. Installing 1,200 square feet of vinyl siding typically costs $4,440 in labor.  

While vinyl siding is among the easiest materials to install, it is recommended that experts install your home’s siding to ensure it lasts for many years to come. Your contractors will have the expertise and equipment needed to safely and quickly give your home a new look with minimal hassle. They will also be able to alert the homeowner of any structural issues that need to be addressed before siding installation during their inspection, such as detection of mold or insect infestations that can compromise your home.

For more on how much new vinyl siding costs, the latest vinyl siding styles, or to get an exact estimate for how much vinyl siding may cost for your home, contact Powell’s today.