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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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I have contacted a siding contractor and have been told they will remove the aluminum siding, wrap the house in Tyvek taping all seams, install 1/4-inch foam board and install the new siding.
In addition, the thousands of tonnes of ore that go into making sheet metal beams or aluminum siding can't be replaced.
* Projects such as aluminum siding and new French windows blur the boundary between standard maintenance and major improvements - between what buyers simply expect and what they'll pay extra for.
Q The exterior of my house is done in aluminum siding. It has been approximately 28 years since it was installed.
It also can be used to lock down peeling paint on metal gutters and downspouts, concrete, PVC/plastic, plywood, brick, stucco, masonry, aluminum, aluminum siding, galvanized steel and fiberglass.
Q We have black spots the size of flyspecks on our aluminum siding. The only way to remove them is by scraping with a metal tool, but that scrapes off the paint.
While the consumer media occasionally has taken a somewhat humorous look at the antics of criminals, which includes the stripping of aluminum siding from houses, pilfering of manhole covers from city streets and the taking of statues and monuments, for many scrap recyclers, such thefts aren't a laughing matter.
Short-term goals tend to be more immediate and consumption-oriented - a new car, new furniture, a new roof or aluminum siding for your home.