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siding

Materials used to clad the outside of building walls.Siding is not structural and does not support the roof or upper floors. It may include wood, brick, shingles, vinyl, and other materials. Many zoning regulations stipulate the types of siding that must be used, or cannot be used, for buildings in particular zone classifications.For example, metal siding may be prohibited in certain residential areas.
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About Siding Siding is external wall cladding applied to the walls of a house to protect the walls of the building from harsh climatic conditions.
TechNavio's analysts forecast the Siding market in China to grow at a CAGR of 3.
Managing partner Jim Rock doesn't consider the huge plant (with three rail sidings and 18 silos) to be oversized for a startup operation--rather, he sees it affording space and electrical capacity to ramp up production fast.
The future of vinyl siding may be more expensive, more wood-like, and painted.
Metrolink and the state want to start work in February on automatic signaling and five sidings between Moorpark and northern Santa Barbara County, including extending a siding in Simi Valley to handle longer freight trains and building both a permanent Camarillo station and a siding.
Right now, some of the sidings are so short that the freight trains stick out into the main line, so that there's no point in putting them there,'' Gherardi said.
Made with naturally occurring sand, APEX siding and trim is one the most environmentally friendly sidings available on the market today.
MINNEAPOLIS -- If you're thinking about replacing the siding on your home, there's now a new, higher performance category of home siding to consider instead of top-of-the-line fiber cement or vinyl siding.
NEW YORK -- RailWorks Corporation, a leading provider of track and transit systems construction services in North America, announced today it has been awarded more than $17 million in new business from CSX Transportation (CSXT) to construct and extend nine sidings in three states on the railroad's strategic Chicago-Florida rail corridor.
25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive Foam Technologies (PFT), the leader in siding insulation for vinyl siding, today announced three new lines of house siding insulation: two for plank-style sidings - Fullback FC for fiber cement siding, Fullback CW for composite wood siding; and one for steel siding - Fullback S.
Complete directions for painting aluminum and vinyl siding, plus directions for painting, staining, or clear coating all other types of wood and non-wood sidings, including asbestos shingle, cement, brick, T-1-11, redwood and cedar log, plus all types of fencing and outdoor furniture are included in Glenn Haege's "Take the Pain out of Painting -- Exteriors.
However, aluminum and vinyl sidings do weather, and both can be repainted successfully.