Posts Tagged ‘Vinyl Siding Installation’

Vinyl Siding Repair Portland OR

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Elite Home Exteriors NW specializes in all brands and styles of siding. Vinyl is still a very popular siding to install on homes in Portland OR, Vancouver WA and surrounding areas. Vinyl Siding Contractors do not install James Hardie Plank Fiber Cement siding the same way. Vinyl Siding is anchored differently and takes a different […]

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 […]

Foam Insulation board behind siding.

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Can You Install Foam Insulation Board behind James Hardie Plank Fiber Cement Siding, Vinyl Siding or Cedar Siding? It’s very common to install foam insulation board over the subwall before siding is installed. This does help with energy efficiency and approved per manufacturer guidelines. James Hardie and other siding manufactures allow up to 2” of […]

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. […]

HydroGap Weather Barrier Exterior Envelope

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Weather Barrier Exterior Envelope – HydroGap is a Weather Barrier with a built-in rain screen. Oregon State code requires a rain screen system to allow any water or moisture that possibly gets behind the siding to drain out and away from the structure. A rain screen system is not required in Washington state yet but […]

Vinyl Siding Exterior Contractor Installation

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Vinyl Siding-  Vinyl Siding is an excellent option for your home remodel here in the Portland Oregon, Vancouver Washington and surrounding areas. It is completely different than James Hardie Plank Siding or Cedar Siding. Vinyl is an engineered plastic panel that locks together and imitates wood siding. It is manufactured primarily from Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC). […]


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