Siding - Wikipedia
siding or wall cladding is the protective material attached to the exterior side of a wall of a house or other building. Along with the roof, it forms . Unlike wood, vinyl siding does not provide additional insulation for the building, unless an insulation material (e.g., . siding could be applied over conventional wooden clapboards, or it could be nailed to studs via special clips affixed to the top of each panel.