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installation details are key. a homeowner in southwest virginia wants to install engineered wood siding over exterior foam insulation, but finds that the manufacturer's installation instructions raises concerns he hadn't thought of.
i don’t think builders should install wood siding directly over plastic foam insulation. wood siding applied directly to foam has a history of failures. nailing wood siding directly to foam doesn’t work because nails have to be extra long to reach through the siding and foam to a solid nail base.
this bulletin summarizes the application of hardie siding by two methods that align with the goal to improve the building’s thermal envelope: method 1 - james hardie siding installed directly over continuous insulation c.i. and other non-nailable substrates e.g. gypsum sheathing with combined thickness of 1 inch or less
vinyl siding must be installed against a flat surface. if the wood siding is beveled or lapped, you will need vertical furring strips 16 inches apart, covered with rigid foam board to provide a
top 10 reasons to choose insulated vinyl siding. may 28, 2013 at 4:26 pm united states side their homes with exterior vinyl siding than any other material on the market. back insulation
options for modifying the exterior of a home include vinyl siding; wood siding; synthetic stucco; and maintenance-free concrete siding that looks like cedar. insulation tips; tankless water