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Cement board siding will last if the cement siding installation was properly done. Read the cement siding manufacturer’s written instructions before proceeding. The fiber cement siding installation is critical if you want your fiber-cement siding to last for many years.

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Vinyl siding is a fascinating building material. Vinyl siding colors are available in a wide range of colors to match your decor. Vinyl siding installation may not be as easy as it appears.

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Installing vinyl siding can be done by a determined homeowner. Paying attention to details is important when working with vinyl siding. Upgrading your exterior insulation, air infiltration and weather barriers prior to vinyl siding installation is also a consideration.

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Tim Carter demonstrates how to make your paint job and wood siding last for years. Just follow these helpful tips when installing wood siding. It will make your exterior wood siding look great and last longer.

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Cleaning vinyl siding is no different than washing a car. It is that simple. The only hard part about cleaning vinyl siding is that you might need ladders or have to work around landscaping. Other than that, this is a job just about anyone can do.

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Exterior window shutters can add to the beauty of your home, but only if they hold up over time. AsktheBuilder.com's Tim Carter shares some pointers about exterior wood shutters and vinyl shutters, and which type of exterior shutters you should buy.

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Wood siding has been used on houses for hundreds of years. Engineered wood siding is an improvement on traditional siding as it allows us to make the most of our natural resources. If you want the best exterior wood siding, look for wood that contains natural preservatives and has vertical grain. Western cedar is a great wood siding species.

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