It goes to show that with proper installation and maintenance, having Louisiana-Pacific wood composite siding (at least that manufactured in 1996), can be no different than other types of siding.
Siding Replacement Wars: James Hardie vs. LP SmartSide in ...
The current battle of paintable composite siding boards has given rise to quite the rivalry between LP SmartSide and James Hardie... the front line of this battle is taking place in the Twin ...
How to Repair a Section of Exterior Composite Siding Hunker
Exterior composite siding is made from sawdust or wood chip fibers mixed with glue and bonded together using heat and high pressure. Some composite boards are formed with the addition of Portland cement to help ward off termite infestation.
Engineered Siding - All You Need to Know - Bob Vila
Engineered Wood Siding Whether it’s called SmartSide, Catawba, or TruWood, engineered wood siding products all claim to have a technological edge over their real-wood counterparts.
When Your Siding is a Problem – Composite Siding Evolution
The evolution of composite siding over the past 40 years is a story that will long be told in the building products industry. The concept of strand board composite real wood siding isn’t new, but the history is complicated and has repeatedly proven itself more of a problem, than a solution.
The Durability Of Fiber Cement Vs Everlast Composite ...
many exterior siding options available these days. Two popular choices are fiber cement and Everlast’s composite siding. One of the most important things to consider when researching siding options is the durability of materials in various environments.
Siding Inspections In NW Washington - Pacific Crest ...
Hardboard or Composite wood sidings are made from various combinations of wood veneers, fibers or flakes, bound together with glues, resins, and/or waxes. They come with different names, LP siding, T-11, Plywood, oriented strand board (OSB), and hardboard are basic engineered wood siding materials.
Composite Wood Siding : Warnings - Everlast-NE
Composite wood siding can be made of a variety of wood materials, such as saw dust or wood chips, compressed into planks or boards. It’s a popular option for new homes and remodeling projects. Composite siding can be fashioned to look like natural lumber planks or shingles, and can be painted with a variety of lustrous colors.
Understanding LP Siding - Dylan Chalk House Talk
Technicalities aside, the whole wood products industry was racing headlong into the composite wood siding business and nearly every one of these 1990’s era wood siding products has had problems with premature failure and product defect litigation.