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The advantages and disadvantages of hardy board siding

Every type of siding has their advantages and also their disadvantages. The one thing about hardy board is that the fibers in the hardy offers you the most durable and also the strongest siding you can find. Hardy board is specifically engineered to give you the beauty of wood. Hard panel is not invulnerable to fire, severe weather and pests. This is a disadvantage that will make many people reconsider.

It’s all about preference

Hard plank will require a paint job, but you always have the option of when to order your fiber cement to have it pre-treated. This treatment will offer the protection needed that will also produce you with a number of effects you desire. At the end of the day, it all depends on what you are looking for and what you would like the home you live in to look up. With this type of hardy plank siding, you can go as far as you want. Prepare to dig deep into your pockets. You can compare many types of siding, but when it comes to the overall cost of hardy board, you will probably find vinyl to be cheaper. You can expect to dig deep into your pockets if this is the route you would like to take. The best way to work out how much you could pay is to take the size of your house and then visit a hard panel supplier. Just don’t expect it to be cheap.

Look aound and ask questions

Research is important and you will find that when you do some homework there are many options out there. Make sure to contact as many contractors as you can. Spend about a week just requesting quotes and asking the questions you need to be answered. At the end of the week, compare the quotes and see who offers you the best price. Once you have installed this siding to your house, you can start looking inside for ways to invest money. Keep in mind that there is a disadvantage of hardy board siding and it is the fact that it’s not easy to install. You will find that some siding is as straightforward as nailing it down, but not hardy board. Special techniques are required to handle and brittle and hard planks that can easily crack while installing.

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