Lap siding


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lap siding

[′lap ‚sīd·iŋ]
(building construction)
Beveled boards used for siding that are similar to clapboards but longer and wider.
(civil engineering)
Two railroad sidings, the turnout of one overlapping that of the other.

Lap siding

The siding that looks like individual boards, typically 8–12 feet long. Each piece of siding is lapped over the piece below it to provide a waterproof covering for the house.

clapboard, bevel siding, lap siding

A wood siding commonly used as an exterior covering on a building of frame construction; applied horizontally and overlapped, with the grain running lengthwise; thicker along the lower edge than along the upper.
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When either approach is used with clapboards or lap siding, the end grain of every other piece of siding is left exposed, so the wood must be carefully sealed to prevent it from absorbing moisture.
From the lap siding, the corner boards, and the cedar look-alike gables, to the soffit, fascia, and the eyebrow work on the arches above, they're all Hardie siding products.
Exterior envelope will consist of a combination of a cast stone wainscot with horizontal hardi board lap siding and trim with 24 gauge pbr galvalume metal roof panels.
We placed our box horizontally on the lap siding so it could lie flat.
siding--vary it with the architectural character: lap siding of varying widths, board and batten, shingles, "half timbered" (battens over stucco board); and
Hatteras Western red cedar one- or two-course cedar panels are designed to be installed at the same speed and labor cost of lap siding.
Work under this contract includes: Remove the existing lap wood siding and trim and replace with HardiePlank Lap Siding and trim.
If you have wide lap siding made from wood, cement board or hardboard, cut your hole near the center of a board so you can mount the fixture on the flat surface.
Siding is offered in shakes and lap siding, and products are available for decks and gazebos.