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Old 04-01-2013, 12:21 AM   #1
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I am placing my vinyl siding with cedar, and first i wonder what size i should use. Most people seeem to use 3-4" wide, i would like to use 7" wide. Any disadvantage?


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Old 04-01-2013, 08:29 AM   #2
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You keep saying size, but do you really mean exposure?
Why in the world would you go from a low maintaince siding to a high maintainice?


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Old 04-01-2013, 09:09 AM   #3
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you should edit your profile to include location. your location determines many factors in proper building construction.

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These days, if you want relatively clear wood siding without the scary prices, you have to use the narrower, smaller lumber. If you have already priced the siding, there is no disadvantage to using the wider.
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I'm not 100% sure but I think u need a certain percentage of material to be unexposed so if u have 7 in exposure I'm pretty sure u need 3 in under next course
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