How to Make Shiplap Siding?

Answer Shiplap is a basic style of overlapping siding board. Both the back side of the lower edge and the front side of the top edge of the board are notched along the entire length. When the boards are i... Read More »

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Will my vinyl siding siding snap in ok above windows?

I've hung thousands of sq. feet of vinyl,I personally don't care for it,but how I would do over window cuts is to put the piece above the window first,make 3" rip cut about 1" longer on both ends,... Read More »

You are installing TG vertical random length siding you want to know the best way to join the butt ends of the siding?

Answer I would use a 45 degree angle joint with the top piece over lapping the bottom piece. However you do it, try to think like a rain drop. Hope this helps

Can vinyl siding be installed over wood lap siding?

Vinyl siding can be installed over wood lap siding. The wood lap siding should be checked for rot and termite damage and repaired before being sided over. It may also be necessary to install vertic... Read More »

Is HardiPlank siding the same as fiber cement siding?

HardiPlank Siding is one of the brand names for fiber cement siding made by the James Hardie Company. HardiPlank siding is made of a combination of wood and cement. It looks very much like wood a... Read More »