Posts Tagged ‘Board and Batten Siding’

Does siding require any maintenance?

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Yes! All siding requires maintenance. James HardiePlank, Vinyl, EIFs, Stucco, Brick, Stone, and wood siding all have different maintenance cycles. Contact us for more information on what is the best investment for your exterior. Fiber Cement James Hardie has a 30 year Non Pro Rated Warranty. This product comes pre primed or pre painted. Quad […]

What is a Preferred Contractor?

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Sadly a preferred contractor can mean many different things. Some of the main big manufacturers give out “Preferred Icon Graphics” like candy to contractors making those contractors look legit. Other big manufacturers charge contractors to be a part of their Preferred Program while requiring that contractor to up-sell specific products. Some manufacturers do require specific […]

How to Search for an Exterior Company?

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There are many different search terms for exterior companies. Siding Contractor, Siding Installation, Roof Replacement, Dry Rot Repair, Window & Door Replacement are a few. A Google search is what you need is a great start to push you in the right direction. Reading blogs on contractors websites educates you with our terminology. Another way […]

Is fiber siding the right choice for my home?

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Fiber Cement Siding is an excellent investment for your exterior. It’s not always the best choice but more times than not it’s the right choice for your home. James Hardie Plank is the leading Fiber Cement manufacturer in the world. CertainTeed Weatherboard went into a class action lawsuit due to their Fiber Cement Shrinking. They […]

What Is Fiber Cement Siding?

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Fiber Cement Siding is an exterior product made from Cellulose and Cement pressed in to 12’ long boards with a wood grain texture. A few reasons why Fiber Cement is the most popular siding in the Northwest is…. Extreme Durability 30 Year Non Pro Rated, Transferrable to the next home owner Warranty Paintable One of […]

What is Hardie Board?

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Hardie Board also known as James Hardie Plank Siding is an exterior siding that is made of Cellulose fibers and Cement. This delivers incredible durability to your exterior envelope. It comes Pre Primed or Pre Painted directly for the James Hardie Factory. Hardie Plank is one of the best products you can put on your […]

Dry Rot Water Damage On Your Exterior?

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Do you have Dry Rot or Water Damage on the exterior or Interior of your home? If you have any type of “Wood siding”, there is a high chance of some type of Dry Rot, Water Damage, Swelling, Cracking, Chipping, etc. Roughly 95% of the siding we replace is old failing wood siding. Most new […]

Panel Style T1-11 James HardiePlank Siding

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James Hardie makes 4’x8’ and 4”x9’ panel siding to be similar to traditional wood or LP Louisiana Pacific style siding. Many new construction homes are built with Lap (vertical Siding) on the front and T1-11 panel on the sides and back of the home. Why? Because T1-11 does NOT require a subwall (Plywood underneath the […]

Vinyl Siding Design Ideas

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Vinyl Siding Design Ideas Like Fiber Cement and Wood Siding, Vinyl Siding also has many great options for design ideas. You have multi options of grain textures, Different Lap Siding Exposures, Vertical Panel, Shake, Board and Batten, Foam Fitted Vinyl and more. Most common Vinyl Siding design option is a double 4.5” Reveal Lap siding. […]

James Hardie Artisan Lap Siding Fiber Cement

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Artisan is a newer line from James Hardie. This 5/8 thick Fiber Cement provides deep shadow lines to give your home more depth. Due to the thickness James Hardie now allows the lap siding to have Miter Corners. Remodeling your home’s exterior with Artisan is a great option for a modern streamlined appearance while providing […]

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