Vinyl siding or engineered wood? Which shingles should I choose?

In this guide, we’ll review key features for various shed components, including roofing, siding, and doors.

Asphalt Shingles
Delivered & Built On Site Sizes
  • More granules on their surface vs. 3-tab shingles
  • Stronger adhesives
  • Thicker and tougher base vs. 3-tab shingles
Duration (Optional upgrade)
  • Dramatic color contrast & depth
  • Unique fabric strip in the nailing area for extra grip
  • Algae resistant protection
  • More color options vs. shingles
  • Can last up to 50 years with minimal care
  • More expensive compared to shingles
Engineered Wood
Smartside Lap
  • Fewer seams give a cleaner finished look
  • Looks like real wood
  • 50-year limited warranty
  • Composite surface with a veneer that will not crack or split
  • Looks like real wood
  • 50-year limited warranty
Natural Wood & Vinyl
  • Exclusive rough sawn finish gives a rustic look
  • Tongue & groove construction for a tight fit
  • Strong 1 x 8 premium-grade pine
  • Maintenance free
  • Good complement to homes with vinyl siding
  • Lower cost vs. engineered wood
  • Most popular option
  • Lower cost compared to steel or vinyl
  • Blends well with wood exterior
  • Low to no maintenance
  • 5 color options
  • 4 door styles
  • 7 door styles
  • 18 color options
  • Optional deadbolt lock