DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Roofing and Siding > 1/2 inch thick exterior panel ideas




Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-28-2012, 08:05 PM  
knowolive2000
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 5
Likes Given: 1

Default 1/2 inch thick exterior panel ideas

Hi all,

I'm residing a cabin that has 1/2" (actual) thickness, 4' X 8' wood panel exterior. I was going to replace it with painted 19/32 LP SmartSide panels but no one carries it within 300 miles of St. Louis. All the trim, windows and doors are set for 1/2" exterior siding. Fiber cement panels are too thin. Anyone have ideas for 1/2" panels that will require infrequent painting? I want to avoid shimming all the studs with .3125 SmartSide panels.
Thanks

KO



__________________
knowolive2000 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-29-2012, 07:26 PM  
kok328
Supporting Member
HRT_SUPPORTER.png
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Grand Blanc, MI
Posts: 2,173
Liked 102 Times on 89 Posts
Likes Given: 61

Default

Might be looking having to apply a layer of 1/4" ply before installing the smartside panels.



__________________
kok328 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-30-2012, 02:08 PM  
joecaption
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Hartfield VA, VA
Posts: 1,361
Liked 38 Times on 33 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Post a picture. I'm not getting where the problum is. We need to see what type trim you have around the windows.
Why are you doing this, is the old T-111 rotted?
Are you thinking about using the Smart Side 4 X 8 panels or the lap siding?

__________________
joecaption is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-30-2012, 05:17 PM  
nealtw
Contractor
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: vancouver, b.c.
Posts: 9,462
Liked 748 Times on 668 Posts
Likes Given: 1306

Default

Your old plywood is adding structure to the building. Replace bad peices wrap the house and put on siding of your choice. Add 3/4" by what ever to the door and window frames to make the trim work.

__________________
nealtw is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-31-2012, 11:11 AM  
joecaption
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Hartfield VA, VA
Posts: 1,361
Liked 38 Times on 33 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

That way there would be less chance of future rot and no more painting the trim.
You would to choices, build out with vinyl lumber or hire someone with a break to bend the metal.
Comes out about the same price.



__________________
joecaption is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Any ideas? Exterior 2nd floor deck flooring ... beppington Flooring 3 03-04-2010 03:02 PM
Exterior breaker panel for adding a barn jayhalfpipe Electrical and Wiring 3 11-01-2008 10:35 AM
32 inch door in a 30 inch space? TaskBoy Windows and Doors 15 06-14-2008 09:05 AM
24 inch to 16 inch Centers dsearles Framing and Foundation 1 04-04-2006 10:58 PM