Board & Batten Siding 

Board and Batten siding is a timeless look that is easy to install and leaves a classic "farmhouse" look.  There are many different materials, and ways to create a board and batten look, and below are just some of the many options.  

 

James Hardie Panel & Batten 


James Hardie uses a panel system to create the board and batten look.  James Hardie board & batten is best for applications looking for a pristine painted look that is also low maintenance.  

 

Fast Facts

Curb Appeal: Excellent

Durability and Longevity: Excellent

Need for Painting and Finishing: None, maybe a few touch-ups here and there 

Homeowner Material Price: $3.00-$3.50 square foot 

 

Available Sizes: 

 

Learn more here: 

James Hardie Pre-Finished Siding

James Hardie Website


Western Red Cedar Board & Batten 

Western Red Cedar uses a traditional board and batten look to leave a warm, rustic look.  This is best when finished natural, but can be painted or stained.  Western Red Cedar is an excellent siding choice as it has natural oils and resins that make it resistant to rot and decay.  

 

Fast Facts

Curb Appeal: Good

Durability and Longevity: Excellent, but will require some maintenance 

Need for Painting and Finishing: Can be left raw to naturally weather, but is often stained or painted 

Homeowner Material Price: $4.50-$5.00 square foot 

 

Available Sizes:

Boards: 1x8, 1x10, or 1x12 Western Red Cedar Boards

Battens: 1x4 Western Red Cedar Boards 

 


Ponderosa Pine Boards

Ponderosa Pine boards are a cost-effective and easy way to create a board and batten look.  They can be painted any color, and leaves a natural "old world" look.  While cost-effective, Ponderosa Pine will weather harder than Cedar or James Hardie and will have a much shorter lifespan.  

 

Fast Facts

Curb Appeal: Good

Durability and Longevity: On the lower end 

Need for Painting and Finishing: Must be finished and painted 

Homeowner Material Price: $1.50-$2.00 square foot 

 

Available Sizes

Boards: 1x8, 1x10, or 1x12 Ponderosa Pine Boards

Battens: 1x2 or 1x4 Ponderosa Pine Boards  

 

 

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