Plan your tiny house with the sidings by choosing the most durable material and give your house a beautiful look
What is siding in the house?
When you think of giving a new look to your house, you go for a house siding, as it enthrals the exterior beauty of the house as a whole. No matter, whether you are staying in a tiny house or a big house, the decorated sides will not let you feel down!
A siding is a wall cladding to protect your house from sun heats, rains, snow, thunderstorms and earthquake.
What are the things that strikes in your mind , when you enter into a house boundary ? Okay let me guess a little here! First you feel the scenic beauty of the garden, then you notice the exterior designs of the house, then you find out whether it is a simple reinforced cement concrete house or a Duplex or a house with beautiful siding.
Here we will discuss about the tiny house siding.
How siding helps a tiny house?
The reason of giving siding in a house to protect it from snowfall, rain, thunderstorm, wind, and cyclones. Usually, a tiny house consists of 500 square feet, which is 46 square meters. To maximize the uses of the spaces available, one should plan the things accordingly.
For the tiny householders, it is an important factor to showcase all designs in a small place.
Siding helps the house to curb the radiant rays of the Sun. Even, during rainy days it protects the walls.
Materials for Tiny House siding
There are so many materials available in the market, that one can be chosen to use in the siding of a house. Heavy materials are not recommendable to use for the siding of a tiny house. Choosing the right material for tiny house siding is equally important, as you dress up the house.
You will find lots of materials for siding starting from Brick siding, fiber cement siding, engineered wood, Glass siding, stone siding, metal siding, vinyl siding, wooden siding, etc in the market, but the most used materials for tiny house sidings are, Wood, Steel and Vinyl.
Let’s have some benefits of those three materials to get the beautiful and low cost incurred sidings for your tiny house.
Tiny house siding with wood: When people think of the houses surrounded by grass and rivers, usually they remember a wooden finish house that is shown a movie or in real life.
We all know, wood is a natural insulator, it protects the house from cold weather. People, who live in a cold area prefer a wooden finish house.
Wood siding is a common idea that has been adopted by many people. The cedar, redwood, mahogany, pine, cypress, fir are some common and popular options for the siding of tiny houses.
- It has a wide range of variety that helps people to come up with more choices for sidings.
- It is easy to handle and it consumes lesser time to get installed
- Maintenance cost for wooden finish siding is very low, you can paint it whenever you want. If you maintain the siding properly it will last from ten (10) to fifty (50) years.
Tiny House siding with Steel: Steel is the metal that provides you long durability. It is expensive but also it will help in cooling down the summer’s scorching heat. Nowadays, steel sidings are coated with cool paint technology. Steel siding is a bit more expensive but will help you in the following aspects
- For steel siding, the maintenance charge is low.
- Steel sidings are Fire, insect and decay resistance proof.
- Steel never fades, the color remains same even after years.
Tiny House siding with Vinyl: Vinyl is a synthetic plastic material, that is widely used in construction works. This plastic is used by most of the construction sites around the world. Vinyl is also known as PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride). Vinyl siding is not expensive. Vinyl siding manufacturers demand for its lifetime durability, but you can expect up to fifty(50) years.
- Its durability is long.
- The installation of vinyl siding is simple and low cost incurring.
- Vinyl sidings offer many choices in colors
- It gives an attractive look to your house.
Here, you have got an idea about which common material is suitable for your tiny house sidings. You have a lot of options to choose, but here we have provided those three most used materials for sidings of your tiny house. Now you decide, the dressing up of your house will be more expensive or less cost incurring. Choose it correct, because we consider the siding of a house as the skin of the house.