Posts Tagged ‘Siding Near Me’

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 […]

Can Vinyl Siding be repaired?

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Yes and No! You can not fix a hole in vinyl siding. You have to replace the panel and it’s really hard to find the exact color and wood grain that matches. We are able to get it close and pull siding from low visible areas to patch in where high visible areas that nee […]

Siding, How Long Does It Last?

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There are many types of siding to choose from on your exterior home remodel. Some will last a lot longer than others. Here in the Portland OR, Vancouver Wa and Surrounding areas, Wood Siding like Cedar, T1-11 Wood Siding, and LP (Louisiana Pacific Siding) is not a great idea. Why? Because wood will eventually rot! […]

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 […]

Is there Water Damage or Dry Rot under my siding?

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Thats the million dollar question! Unfortunately, we won’t know for sure until siding is torn off. We are able to see specific areas that have probable areas of water or moisture intrusion. Some Common Siding of Probable Water Damage Cracked Caulking No Z Metal Flashing above windows Nail Puncture Siding too close or in contact […]

Vinyl Siding Repair

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Let me guess… BBQ got a little too close to your vinyl siding? A baseball hit your vinyl siding and it cracked the panel? You painted your vinyl siding and it now looks like it melted? Vinyl siding is an excellent choice for your home but you have to be aware it’s not as durable […]

James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding Pre Primed vs Color Plus Pre Painted

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James Hardie Plank Siding is available in Pre Primed or Color Plus (Pre Painted) So what’s better for me? Pre Primed- Pre Primed is a great option for the homeowner who wants to dial in the exact color they want. Sherwin Williams has a book of thousands of colors. You can also color match or […]

James Hardie 7th Generation Siding

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James Hardie is currently on the 7th generation Fiber Cement Board. They have invested in research and development to engineer the world’s most durable siding. There are 2 climate zones of Hardie. HZ5 and HZ10. HZ10 is designed for high humidity, hot dry and hi levels of rainfall. HZ5 is designed for Freezing temperatures and […]

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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