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Old 08-15-2011, 10:40 AM  
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Default What is a reliable company for siding?

I am going to put new vinyl siding on my house, what is a good company that someone can recommend?


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Why not spend a little more, and have Hardiplank installed? The stuff is bullet-proof, and doesn't flutter and squeak in a moderate wind like most vinyl does.


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Hardiplank? I haven't been in siding for a few years, and even then it was a brief stay, but I'm not familiar with hardiplank. Do you have a link or image of it?
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Try looking around here. We use it a lot, but it still requires painting and is resistant to moisture.


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There different qualities of vinyl. The problem is after you have it for a while, no one cares how much you paid for it."it is just vinyl siding" so go for price first. Stay out of the box stores.
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so it looks just like regular siding, but is more durable. Yeah, I don't think I ever got to work with that stuff. Thanks for posting the link though oldog.
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Snell, I like the stuff a lot. Downside is it does require painting, but its 10X better than vinyl. I'm not a big fan of vinyl myself, but I detest painting.
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Up here we can buy Hardy pre primed or pre painted.
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Up here we can buy Hardy pre primed or pre painted.
I hate painting as well and if I ever need to look into this stuff I would probably spring the extra money for pre painted stuff....unless its just ridiculously over priced. How much more expensive is the pre painted stuff vs the regular hardy?
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I will find the price diff. give a week or so.


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