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Old 09-05-2013, 09:59 PM   #1
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Building house in south Louisiana, assuming hardieplank is more economical to install than brick but how well does it hold up to hot humid wet conditions.

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Holds up fine, but it still will need repainting at some point unlike brick.
Have a baseball or a stone hit Hardee plank and it shatters like glass unlike brick.

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Now Joe... It doesn't shatter like glass. It may dent, it may crack... But shatter?
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Holds up fine, but it still will need repainting at some point unlike brick.
Have a baseball or a stone hit Hardee plank and it shatters like glass unlike brick.
unless you have zero sheathing behind it! then it will break but come on be real.
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Id use brick with those crazy ass cajuns trying to shoot gators with rusty rifles down there, besides Hardi- aint nearly as Hearty as brick.
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