Do you work with cement, bricks, stone, Hardiplank
or similar materials?
One house contains Hardiplank
siding, while another has Certaineed vinyl.
“This unique and elegant new custom home offers the latest in energy saving technology, including Energy Star appliances, energy efficient Jeld-Wen windows and doors, an advanced insulation package with Agribalance spray-foam insulation, a two zone high-efficiency HVAC system, low VOC paints, and a low-maintenance Hardiplank
with PVC trim exterior,” said Andrew Moore, president of Arlington Designer Homes.
Building C, $35,000 for commercial alterations: remove vinyl siding and windows, replace with new hardiplank
lap siding and new windows (does not include any repairs to building frame or sheeting, interior or exterior): Best Western Heritage Inn.
The formerly ugly portables, with their formerly blank walls broken up with generously large windows and covered with new horizontal HardiPlank
siding instead of their old, worn vertical T-111 panels, sit on a hillside with a sweeping view of the Lorane Valley and the hills to the west.
The home's exterior is clad in Hardiplank
, which holds up better to salt air than traditional wood siding.
For a cohesive look, he covered the porch and the transition area with a stained, sealed fir floor; and the PVC-wrapped porch columns match the rest of the rear exterior, where Block replaced the existing vinyl siding with Hardiplank
In mid-level projects, there is increased use of stucco, brick and cement-like plank siding (Hardiplank
"I've used T-111, HardiPlank
(a brand of fiber-cement siding), rough sawn boards and even moral siding," Berg says.
Lap Siding creates a board-and-batten effect that establishes the farmhouse character of the Southwest Idea House.
Instead of vinyl siding, a cement-based fiber-board called Hardiplank