The building season is upon us and now is a good time to start shopping for quality cedar siding or redwood decking. Lumber Out West offers great pricing due to our low overhead and mill direct delivery. Give us a try and email us or call 775-386-8132 and we will get you a customized quote.
Lumber Out West can deliver quality, high-end western red cedar siding to the state of Michigan cheaper than any of our competitors. Our low overhead and mill-direct delivery system allows us to give contractors and homeowners the opportunity to own the best cedar species in North America. Western red cedar has richer color and fewer knots than the other cedar species normally sold in the midwest and east coast. Give us a try @ 775-386-8132 or email us for a custom quote – you won’t be disappointed.
Installing Bevel Siding By Lumber Out West
After your purchase of high-end cedar siding from Lumber Out West it is important to properly install your investment. Improperly installed siding will not be warrantied for any possible claims in the future. The most commonly made mistake by homeowners is over-nailing their siding during installation.
Spacing for the siding should be laid out beforehand. The number of board spaces between the soffit and bottom of the lowest piece of siding at the foundation should be such that the overlap is as per the table.
Start with the bottom course using a furring strip to support the lower edge. Each succeeding course overlaps the upper edge of the previous one by a minimum of 1 inch. Rabbeted patterns are self-spacing, but leave 1/8 inch expansion clearance. Where possible, the bottom of the board that is placed across the top of the windows should coincide with the window cap.