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This study analyzes US demand for siding by material, market, and region. Siding is defined as exterior cladding for buildings. Excluded are such ancillary products as soffit and trim.


The siding materials are broken out by:

  • vinyl
  • fiber cement
  • stucco
  • wood
    • engineered wood (oriented strand board (OSB), plywood, and hardwood)
    • wood shingles and shakes
  • brick
  • concrete and stone
    • concrete (non-load-bearing concrete bricks and precast concrete panels)
    • manufactured stone
    • quarried natural stone
  • metal panels
  • other materials, including EIFS, steel and aluminum, polypropylene, composites, plastic and vitreous panels, and opaque curtain wall, as well as aluminum and steel siding with specific limited, legacy applications

Commercial products such as curtain wall and storefronts that can be seen through are considered windows for purposes of this report. Opaque curtain wall is considered to be a siding product and is included in the other materials category.

The major market segments analyzed are:

  • new residential
  • residential renovation
  • new commercial
  • commercial renovation

The residential building market is further segmented by housing type (i.e., single-family, multifamily, and manufactured housing).

The commercial building market is broken out by building type (i.e., institutional, retail and lodging, office, industrial, and other commercial buildings).

Historical data for 2008, 2013, and 2018 and forecasts for 2023 and 2028 are presented in millions of squares and in current dollars (which are not adjusted for inflation).

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