Cedar log siding installation cost

2020 Calculator to estimate the cost to install cedar log siding

Input parameters
Project details
Project size (squares)1
Number of floors2
House type3
Installation complexity4
Old siding removal5
Additional house details6
# of windows
# of doors
# of vents
# of PVC pipes

Computed parameters
Estimated expenses
Labor cost7
Materials cost8
Total siding installation cost9
Cost to install cedar siding per square10
Project duration
Average time to complete cedal log siding installation11

By default, cedar log siding installation cost calculator estimates cost of labor, materials expenses and average completion time to install 18 squares of new unfinished horizontal cedar logs on a simple one story ranch-style house. Homeowners can easily adjust input parameters and calculate total expenses bases on project size and work complexity. Log siding installation doesn’t include finish application or any paint-related work.

1Project size is an actual house exterior walls area in squares. One square = 100 square feet.

2Majority of residential houses built as one, two or three story homes. Depending on exterior walls accessibility, installation of wood siding on higher houses with 3+ stories could be priced at higher rates.

3Cost of labor will be significantly lower to install log siding on a simple house with no dormers or custom elements on exterior walls. Multiple obstacles on the house will slow down installation process and lead to labor cost increase.

4Cost of labor to install cedar siding greatly depends on work complexity.

5Old siding removal doesn’t include plywood, damaged wood, or insulation replacement. All extra work will be priced separately.

6Wood siding around doors, windows, vents and pipes has to be properly installed. Adequate cedar siding installation around obstacles is not the same as installing aluminum siding panels on a flat rectangular wall.

7Cost of labor is an average charge by a contractor to complete log siding installation accounting project size, height of a house and overall difficulty of work.

8Cost of materials includes purchasing price of a new synthetic house wrap, inside trims, outside corner posts, vent trims, outlet trims, and 2 in. long stainless steel staples. Cost of siding estimated based on average price of 2 in. thick x 6 in. wide x 8 ft. long unfinished red cedar logs.

9Total cost to install cedar siding is an actual amount homeowners should expect to pay in case a contractor will purchase and supply all necessary materials for completing new siding installation project.

10Siding installation cost per square is an average expense to replace every 100 Sq. Ft. of exterior house walls area.

11Estimated time to install log siding is an average number of days necessary for an experienced siding crew to complete cedar siding installation and clean the job site.

Cedar log siding cost calculator is for a general purpose only. Every home improvement project is unique, and labor charges and fees might vary depending on work complexity. Only local contractor is able to price the work after analyzing its difficulty. In addition, materials prices greatly vary, and accurate quote for the wood siding installation project could be issued only after defining which product has to be installed and what additional supplies have to be purchased.