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  1. Roofing/Siding
    What I have in mind is using shakes on my gable and having a trim board separate the shakes from my lap siding below. I know to use Z flashing where the shakes touch the trim board. Could you tell me what to do where the trim meets the lap siding? Do I just caulk this area or do I need to use...
  2. Building & Construction
    My home currently has painted lap board (not sure what species) on all faces, but I am considering breaking up the look with a horizontal board (maybe 2x6?) that would isolate the gables, where I would install cedar shake siding. I imagine the look and color scheme to be very similar to this...
  3. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Can anyone tell me how to butt Hardie lap siding (after attaching trim board)to rock/stone/concrete? Some say to caulk and others say never to caulk. Which method is best? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
  4. Building & Construction
    Should/Do most contractors who install James Hardiplank have go by the manufacture's installation guide or can some come up with their own method of installation. I feel like they cut corners :whistling2: just to get the contract and I want the warranty to be valid once they complete the work...
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