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Ideal Siding®
Twin Cities

1,000+ projects completed

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  • Complimentary Visual
    Renderings of Your Home
    We offer complimentary exterior design mockup, so you know how your home will look like at the end of the project
  • 25-Year Warranty
    on Workmanship
    All our crews have at least 7 years of experience, and we audit the quality of every job
  • Price Match Guarantee.
    No Hidden Fees
    With us, you have an all-inclusive price. No surprises with waste removal fees or neverending hourly repairs

About Us

Ideal Siding® is the fastest-growing siding company in North America. We’ve built upon collective knowledge and experience to improve the siding industry. We are committed to offering you a fair price to replace your siding and we guarantee quality workmanship and excellent customer service.

Whether that is helping you with repairs, choosing the best siding materials and style for your home, or replacing the siding on the entire house for your dream makeover. Nothing beats working with an experienced team, and our experts have seen it all. We will handle your home with love and care!

295 projects completed last year

We Find an Ideal Solution for You

Here in Minneapolis, our four distinct seasons provide variety and beauty, making it one of the USA’s most desirable places to settle and enjoy a great lifestyle. However, humid summer days, thunderstorms almost year-round, and heavy snowfalls in winter can all damage your property’s structure.

This is why Minneapolis homeowners demand impeccably installed siding made from materials that safeguard their property from the elements. We understand the importance of making informed decisions about quality, so we are committed to using only premium, climate-appropriate materials and employing skilled local craftspeople to ensure you receive industry-leading service.

Ideal Siding Minneapolis's team at work
We’ll ensure your new siding makes a definitive design statement that enhances curb appeal and increases your home’s value. Your siding will continue to look beautiful and stand the test of time for decades

At Ideal Siding® Twin Cities company, your peace of mind and satisfaction are our top priorities. As we recognize that upgrading your siding is a significant investment in your home’s future, we’ll provide a detailed cost estimate, with no hidden ‘extras’ to derail your budget.

We also guarantee that your new siding will make a refined design statement, harmonizing with your taste and seamlessly complementing your Minneapolis home’s surroundings. With our expert installation, your Minneapolis new siding will maintain its beauty and durability for years to come, standing strong against the passage of time.

We offer various siding options to enhance the look of your home’s exterior. Our complimentary mockup service lets you see how your chosen design and materials will appear in real life, helping you make confident decisions about your home’s transformation.

Our partnerships with Twin Cities top manufacturers ensure you receive the highest-quality products available anywhere. Siding installation, replacement or repair doesn’t have to be disruptive. At Ideal Siding® Twin Cities, we specialize in providing first-rate, hassle-free siding installation services. From the initial consultation to the excitement of the final reveal, our experienced team will guide you every step of the way.



Variety of Siding Materials and Styles

Embarking on a siding upgrade might feel overwhelming due to the various styles and materials available. However, we simplify the process by recommending options from industry-leading siding manufacturers to ensure the perfect match for your home.

The materials below are popular choices among Saint Paul and Minneapolis homeowners and come in a range of colors, textures, and patterns to suit any preference. Each one offers unique advantages tailored to protect your home’s structure from our region’s high humidity, rain, and snowfalls:

  • Vinyl siding. Vinyl siding’s seamless installation and weather-resistant properties make it an excellent choice for protecting your home against rain and snow. Its low-maintenance nature and moisture resistance ensure long-term durability, preserving your home’s appearance and structural integrity.
  • Aluminum siding. Coated with protective finishes, aluminum siding forms a barrier against moisture penetration, making it an ideal choice for combating the effects of rain and snow. Its lightweight yet durable nature offers longevity and requires minimal maintenance, ensuring lasting protection for your home.
  • Fiber cement  (James Hardie®) siding. Renowned for its durability and resistance to moisture, fiber cement siding, such as James Hardie®, shields your home from the effects of humidity and rain. Additionally, James Hardie® robust composition offers superior protection against the expansion and contraction caused by temperature fluctuations, ensuring longevity.
  • Cedar siding. Besides its natural beauty, cedar siding is prized for its natural resistance to decay and insects; it offers inherent protection against the elements. Its unique cellular structure allows it to absorb and release moisture, regulating humidity levels within your home and preventing moisture-related issues such as mold and mildew growth.
  • Engineered wood siding. Engineered wood siding combines the natural beauty of wood with advanced technology that allows it to withstand Minneapolis’s harsh winter weather. Its engineered design provides enhanced resistance to moisture infiltration, reducing the risk of rot and decay sometimes associated with traditional wood siding.

Whatever your siding design preference or home’s architectural style, we offer premium siding solutions to repair and safeguard your home against the challenges of humidity, rain, and snow while enhancing its beauty and longevity. You’ll be guaranteed decades of worry-free performance, whichever material you choose.

Lap Siding

Lap siding installation remains a beloved choice in Minneapolis, offering a timeless and inviting aesthetic. However, it doesn’t mean you’ll have a predictable, ‘cookie-cutter’ look. Options such as cottage lap, Dutch lap, nickel, or shiplap (horizontal board overlap) can infuse your home with your unique design preferences.

Siding contractors in Minneapolis, MN - working with siding planks, panels, shingles
The house on the picture above features James Hardie® Plank Siding from the Statement collection in Pearl Gray with 7″ reveal and Overcap Corners and Trims with a Rustic Grain finish in Arctic White

Shingles and Shakes

Shingles and shakes siding in James Hardie® creates captivating shadow lines that add depth and character to your home’s exterior. They give a charming, rustic allure, whether crafted from cedar, fiber cement, James Hardie®, or vinyl. Choose from staggered, straight, or scalloped edge profiles to customize your siding and infuse it with personal flair.

Exterior home siding - installation cost of James Hardie, cedar, vinyl siding in Minneapolis (Twin Cities)
The house on the picture above features James Hardie® Straight Edge Shingles in Cobblestone color with 7″ reveal

Board and Batten

Versatile board and batten siding allow customization, making it suitable for modern and traditional designs in Minneapolis. Often selected for high or gable walls to achieve an elongated effect, its clean, multi-dimensional look complements contemporary farmhouse styles exceptionally well. Available in options ranging from natural cedar, James Hardie® to budget-friendly vinyl, board, and batten siding offers creative expression alongside durability and visual appeal.

Top siding installation and repair company in Twin Cities - lap, board and batten, vertical and horizontal siding installation
The house on the picture above features James Hardie® Lap and Board&Batten siding in Arctic White Color



How Much Does the Siding Cost in Minneapolis?

When considering a siding upgrade, our transparency about the price of the various materials and other costs involved will allow you to make a realistic estimate of the budget you’ll need to achieve your dream makeover. Our Minneapolis expert siding contractors will thoroughly assess your home to provide an accurate quote, ensuring transparency and no unplanned extra charges.

Siding materials are typically priced per square foot, with the final cost of your upgrade depending on your home’s size and the selected siding material, as well as labor costs. If you are wondering about the budget needed for siding installation on an average 1900-square-foot Minneapolis home, here’s a rough breakdown of square-foot prices for various materials:

  • Vinyl siding: approximately $6 – $7 per square foot, totaling around $11,400 to $13,300 for a 1,900 sq. ft. house. Premium vinyl adds roughly $2 per sq. ft. to the total cost.
  • Aluminum Siding: costs range from approximately $6 to $10 per square foot, resulting in a 19,000-square-foot home costing anywhere from $11,400 to $19,000.
  • James Hardie® siding: this is a higher-end option priced at around $9 – $10 per sq. ft., and a 19,000 sq. ft. house will cost $17,400- $19,000.
  • Cedar siding: this premium choice, at $16 – $18 per sq. ft., requires an investment of $30,400 – $34,200 for the average-sized house in Minneapolis.
  • Engineered Wood Siding: slightly more expensive than fiber cement, engineered wood siding typically costs approximately $20,475 to $22,325 for a 19,000 sq. ft. home.

For a comprehensive comparison of material costs, refer to the table below for ballpark figures, or call us for the latest prices.

Material Price per sq ft*
James Hardie® (Fiber Cement) Starts at $8.50
LP® Smartside® (Engineered Wood) Starts at $10.75
Vinyl Siding Starts at $6.50
Premium Vinyl Siding Starts at $8.50
Cedar Siding Starts at $16.00
Stucco Starts at $14.00
Longboard® Aluminum Siding Starts at $55.00
AL-13® Aluminum Cladding Starts at $52.00
LUX Steel Cladding Starts at $35.00
Cultured Stone Starts at $45.00
* These prices are guidelines. They are likely to vary based on the season, materials availability, and the complexity of your project. To get today’s prices, call us

The existing condition of your Minneapolis home’s exterior also significantly influences the final cost of your installation. If the underlying structure shows signs of rot or damage requiring repair, additional work may be necessary to ensure the longevity and integrity of the final result.

Fortunately, our thorough inspection of your home’s structure before we start work allows us to accurately calculate a final price upfront, eliminating surprises and empowering you to make an informed decision.

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Our Work Process

At Ideal Siding® Twin Cities and Saint Paul company, we pride ourselves on completing the siding transformation process with minimal disruption to your daily routine. We only collaborate with skilled professional siding contractors with at least seven years of relevant siding installation experience. With our extensive expertise and client-focused approach, you’ll have complete clarity on the entire siding process. You can continue enjoying your everyday lifestyle, while our professionalism ensures peace of mind from start to finish.

Step 1
Old Siding Removal
Our first task is to remove your existing siding while carefully preserving the underlying sheathing. Depending on the project's size and the type of existing siding, this typically takes two to seven days. While materials like vinyl or cedar can be quickly removed, others, such as stucco or stone, may require more time. For new homes, we skip this step.
Step 2
Sheathing Inspection and Repair
We meticulously examine your sheathing for any signs of damage, such as rot or mold, that may require repairs before installation begins. We'll provide a cost estimate if repairs are needed and inform you of the expected timeframe, whether that's a few hours or several days. Fortunately, most homes don't need sheathing repair, so we typically proceed smoothly to the next step.
Step 3
Preparation of the Wall for Siding
We enhance your walls' durability by installing a rain screen, which promotes airflow between the sheathing and siding. This is an optional but recommended step, especially considering Minneapolis's summer humidity and winter snowfalls. We also add building paper, flashings, and strapping/mesh to safeguard against water damage.
Step 4
Siding Installation and Touch-up
Next, we install the siding and trim boards around windows, doors, soffits, overcap corners, and fascia boards. We incorporate insect screens, flashings, dryer vents, and light fixture boxes. Then, we meticulously apply touch-up paint to nails, ensuring a seamless, professional finish. Most installations take between 7 and 10 days, considering siding type, home size, and custom finishes.
Step 5
Clean-up and Waste Removal
Finally, we ensure a pristine property by cleaning up and recycling all construction debris, following industry best practices for disposal. The only evidence of our presence will be your stunning new siding, magically transforming your home's exterior.

Once the siding installation or repair is complete, your designated project manager will inspect the work thoroughly before arranging a meeting with you to discuss the details of the materials and workmanship warranties. Additionally, they’ll share invaluable maintenance tips to help maintain the beauty and durability of your new siding, ensuring it lasts for years to come and provides an excellent return on your investment.

And that’s it! Now, you can relax and take even more pride in your home, knowing it is protected by top-quality siding and impeccably installed by the best siding professionals in Minnesota. What’s more, you’ll appreciate the satisfaction of effortlessly obtaining the best price available, supported by industry-leading warranties.


Why Work With Ideal Siding?

Why do discerning Minneapolis homeowners choose Ideal Siding® company? The answer is clear. Our reputation has been built on our unwavering commitment to quality, reliability, and affordability.

Here are just three reasons that distinguish us in the home renovation industry:

  • Price match guarantee. We understand the importance of staying within budget, without compromising on quality. That’s why we offer a price match guarantee. If you receive a quote from another siding company for identical work and materials, present it to us, and we will match it. Simple as that. This ensures you receive the best value for your investment, allowing you to enjoy a premium siding installation at a genuinely unbeatable price.
  • 25-year workmanship warranty. We guarantee your peace of mind. Each member of our expert crew has over seven years of siding experience, overseen by meticulous supervision from our home team. We adhere to industry best practices, manufacturer recommendations, and local building codes to ensure outstanding workmanship. Our confidence is reflected in our 25-year workmanship warranty, providing you with peace of mind and assurance that your siding will not only look fantastic but also protect your home for decades to come.
  • Complimentary design mock-up. Visualize your dream with our complimentary siding design mockup. Don’t worry about making the wrong choice; you can envision your home’s transformation before committing to a design. Our experienced design experts will guide you through various options, allowing you to explore different designs and color combinations until we achieve your ideal solution. This personalized service ensures that you’re delighted with the aesthetics of your home’s exterior, enhancing your peace of mind and confidence in the final result.

We guarantee premium materials, achieved through partnerships with industry-leading suppliers. Our longstanding relationships with top manufacturers and contractors guarantee that your home receives nothing but the best. With deep roots in the Minnesota community, we understand the Minneapolis climate’s unique challenges and stay informed about local trends.

On average, we hold over 500 client meetings each year. Our team leverages extensive experience and industry knowledge to listen to your needs and answer all your questions transparently to ensure a seamless, stress-free experience.


Contact Us

Upgrading your siding is a major decision and a significant investment – so you need to get it right. Call us now to explore the options and get a free, no-obligation estimate for your siding repair or replacement.

Let us assist you with a no-hassle transformation of your home’s exterior to elevate its curb appeal and even enhance its value!

+1 (612) 324-5801 +1 8 555 SIDING

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1350 Energy Ln
St Paul, MN 55108, United States

We are serving the following municipalities at the moment:
Apple Valley, Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Edina, Lakeville, Maple Grove, Maplewood, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, St. Louis Park, St. Paul, Woodbury.

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