What kinds of materials do you see in use in your area.
Additions on brick home with siding.
The last thing you want is an addition that looks tacked on or out of place.
The siding adds a modest decorative element on a home that might look less interesting in solid brick.
Brick is commonly found on colonial tudor and english cottage exteriors providing a beautiful look that has been used for hundreds of years and has stood the test of time.
Red brick home with cream colored siding and black shutters with a red brick driveway.
The metal siding on this brick house is used to clad only the bump out addition pulling its black color from the darker.
You want to choose siding materials for your addition that match or complement the rest of your home.
Some are done with board and batten.
The additions are often sided in wood siding or cedar shake.
Red brick home with cream siding.
It is very common in my area to have additions added to older brick houses circa 1920 s.
Are there other houses in your area that are a similar age that have had additions added.
Brick siding is generally not a structural part of a house but rather a veneer constructed on the outside.
These days brick siding is usually a veneer constructed outside of a home s wood frame structure with mortar used to hold the bricks together.
A large part of giving an addition the same look and feel of an existing home is selecting a proper exterior siding.
Under normal conditions brick siding will last the life of the building with little more than an occasional wash with the hose.
Here we see a red brick main home with a cream colored garage connected by a breezeway.