If you are building a home and need to make a decision on the exterior construction, it is a good idea to make a list of the pros and cons of each material before making a final decision. It is also a good idea to be aware of the differences in exterior construction choices before purchasing an existing home.
Here is an excellent article on the pros and cons of vinyl siding and Hardie Plank siding.
Here is an article on the pros and cons of brick siding.
Some neighborhoods are a combination of exterior building choices while others are limited to a select few. It is a good idea to make sure that your material choice is aesthetically pleasing to the neighborhood and that it does not violate any Association Rules that may be in place.
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