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Comparison: Vinyl Siding vs Fiber Cement 

October 16, 2019
Siding Blog

Vinyl Siding and Fiber Cement are two popular choices among homeowners in Fort Smith region. 

In this article, we will go over some pros and cons of each material. 

Vinyl Siding: 


Require less maintenance 
Wider Color Selection 
Higher energy efficiency 
Less expensive option 


Less suitable for painting,
Not Eco-Friendly material  
Less weather resistant 
Shorter life span 
Less expensive option

Workers installing Vinyl Siding on a residential home.
Workers installing Vinyl Siding

Fiber Cement (AKA “Hardie Board”)


More suitable for painting
Eco-Friendly material
More weather resistant 
Longer life span 


Require more maintenance 
Fewer color selection 
Lower energy efficiency 
More expensive option 

Worker installing Fiber Cement siding on a residential home.
Worker installing Fiber Cement siding

In conclusion, both options will be a great choice for your Fort Smith home. The selection between them needs to be based on budget and preference.  

Our dedicated staff members would like to help you with your needs.

We offer a variety of siding options such as: Vinyl, fiber cement, aluminum, wood and more.

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