Choosing the Right Siding for Your Shed

Beautiful shed in your backyard

A top-quality shed is one of the most useful and valuable outdoor structures you can add to your property. You can use it for extra storage, make it your private workspace, transform it into a backyard bar—the possibilities are endless!

When you start shopping for a shed, you’ll find that there are a lot of different options on the market, each with their own advantages. One of the first and most important features you will need to decide on is the siding for your building. Let’s take a look at the advantages of some of the most popular shed siding options.


Vinyl is a durable and remarkably low-maintenance siding material. It is made using a high-quality plastic (PVC) that is resistant to dents, fading, moisture, corrosion, and pests. Even scratches are hard to see on vinyl siding, as the color goes deep beyond the surface and blends it all together. As long as you give it the occasional rinse or pressure wash, it will hold up for decades. Vinyl siding is available in a wide variety of colors for an affordable price, making it a versatile and cost-effective option as well.


With Duratemp shed siding, you get the best of both worlds. Beautiful, sturdy hardwood is combined with a weatherproof veneer to create a natural look with a manufactured strength. A Duratemp shed has an authentic, textured appearance that won’t crack or need repairs. It can hold up against hard weather, rot, mold, and other damage. Plus, Duratemp siding is available in many color options, which can be matched to your existing structures, and can be easily painted if you ever want to switch things up.

Board & Batten

Board and batten is one of the most popular shed siding materials because of its unique, yet simple look. This layered style is commonly used on barns, an association that will instantly give your property that charming rustic aesthetic. Because they’re made with wood, board and batten sheds are sustainable and durable. If constructed properly, they can last for decades. As another bonus, board and batten is fairly low-maintenance. If it does get damaged, individual panels can be easily replaced without having to spend the time or money to replace the siding in its entirety.

No matter which type of shed you decide is right for your property, Amish Barn Company has you covered. Our Amish-built sheds are available with vinyl and Duratemp, as well as board and batten siding. You can also choose from a variety of sizes, trims, colors, and buildings styles.

Head over to our website to see what pre-fab sheds we have in stock and ready for delivery, or contact us today to discuss a custom order!