The siding calculator from SidingMagazine.com is a comprehensive tool that figures out the cost of siding based on the type of home of the user and the part of the country in which he lives. The calculator at Remodel Cost Calculator has users enter a number of variables to figure out the cost of siding, including length of house, number of levels and roof slope, notes the website.
When using the calculator at SidingMagazine.com, the user selects a type of house, such as Cape, Ranch or Colonial. Next, the homeowner selects the region of the country in which he lives, the type of siding he wants, what material he wants and if shutters are being added, and then receives an estimate, as shown on the website.
Some of the other variables that Remodel Cost Calculator figures are house width, house difficulty and if the siding is new. It also asks if old siding needs removal before giving an estimate.