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Friday, 30 April 2010 / Published in Hardieplank Siding
As a company that has installed HardiePlank® siding on hundreds of homes we recommend using 3/4″ HardieTrim® boards instead of PVC for fascia boards, rake boards and the 1″ NT3 (cement) for corner posts. There are a few good reasons.  One is that HardieTrim® boards are dimensionally stable.  They simply doesn’t expand and contract like PVC trim
Thursday, 29 April 2010 / Published in Hardieplank Siding, Plastic Siding, vinyl siding
So you’re still thinking about having vinyl siding installed on your home, huh?  You may want to read this first!  This article will tell you all the things the vinyl siding salesman won’t tell you. We here at Blue Ridge Exteriors have been saying for years that vinyl siding isn’t the right choice.  What with the “lifetime warranties”
Thursday, 25 February 2010 / Published in Hardieplank Siding
We’re proud to announce that one of the many, many HardiePlank® siding jobs we installed last year is featured in the premier edition of REdesign magazine which is produced by James Hardie®. We were asked to give before and after pictures of jobs recently completed. Click this link and scroll to the bottom of the
It’s hard to believe that I haven’t written in this blog for a few months. We got incredibly busy the second half of last year and I had to sacrifice something. But I’m baaaaack! Let’s start the year 2010 off with an FAQ page, huh? Q: I’ve been told that your company uses subcontractors. I’ve
All of the vinyl siding guys tell you the same thing.  “Our siding is the thickest on the market.”  Just look at the ads! But is thicker better?  If that’s the selling point I guess it is.  Let’s take a quick look. Thickness of plastic siding is measured in “mils”.  1 mil = 0.001″ (mil

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