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Builders and consumers today have a wide range of siding materials to choose from, including various types of natural wood; masonry materials like brick veneer and stucco, and a growing field of man-made products including vinyl, EIFS, hardboard, and engineered wood. To find out what sidings JLC readers are using and how they feel about what’s available, we mailed 1,000 surveys to a random assortment of subscribers and evaluated the results. Here’s some of what we learned. What Lies Beneath: Views on Sheathing Wrap Although nearly three-fourths of the readers who responded to the survey expressed a preference for proprietary housewraps such as Tyvek and Typar, traditional 15- and 30-pound felt paper also put