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How do I deal with corners when I’m installing wood siding?

For outside corners you can use preformed metal corners or a corner post. For inside corners use an inside corner made from wood...

 

What is back priming?

It means priming the backside of the siding. You should also prime the cut edges so the wood is completely sealed from...

 

What is the advantage of wood siding over other types of exterior sidings?

Wood acts as a natural insulator. It also can add dimensional stability to the...

 

What kind of nail should I use to install wood siding?

Use a stainless steel nail, a high tensile strength aluminum nail or a hot-dipped galvanized nail. The nail should have a ring-threaded or...

 

How do I finish or treat wood siding.

Most wood siding can be stained or painted, or finished with a clear coat to let the natural grain show...

 
 
 
 


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