Various Patterns And Textures In Siding Wall Options From Our Experts
Homeowners have several choices of siding material. Siding and fiber-reinforced cement are the most common siding materials for homes along the Texas coast. In high wind areas, ensure that your siding products have published wind resistant ratings. The contractors check your wall sheathing and replace any deteriorated or damaged areas before installing the new exterior siding. Our experts will apply weather resistant material, such as asphalt felt or other approved weather-resistant materials, to the wall before installing most exterior siding products. Siding products are installed with corrosion resistant fasteners, such as nails. The contractor should use fasteners specified in their tested high wind application. Fiber cement siding may be installed with the fastener heads exposed or concealed, according to the approved manufacturer’s installation instructions. The contractor properly drives fasteners. Avoid under driving or overdriving the fasteners. Our professionals install all siding and accessories over a smooth, flat surface. Always install siding over a rigid sheathing, and never install it over open studs. We provide detailed information and how-to tips that will simplify the installation process. Siding is made from organic materials and will melt or burn when exposed to a significant source of flame or heat. Building owners, occupants and outside maintenance personnel should always take normal precautions to keep sources of fire, such as barbecues, and combustible materials, such as dry leaves, mulch and trash, away from siding. Flat area along top of panel with slots for nailing; slots allow for expansion and contraction.