Washing Cedar Clapboards - Concord Carpenter
Steps For Washing Cedar Clapboards: The steps we use for cleaning are simple, they are: Wet siding and apply cleaning solution; Scrub siding – Best practice. Rinse siding; 1. Wetting Siding and Applying Soap: There are many ways to apply the cleaning solution from using a nylon brush and bucket, to a pressure pump sprayer to a pressure washer.
Soda Blasting Wood Siding - Fine Homebuilding
It has shiplap siding with many layers of peeling paint. We’d like to get it smooth again, but don’t want to damage the wood. I know sandblasting is a no-no, but our inspector told us about a house that had been soda blasted and after painting it looked like new. Assuming it’s OK for siding, what about trim and gingerbread?
2020 Cedar Clapboard Siding Costs | Cedar Siding Cost
Red cedar clapboard is usually most expensive, coming in at about $8- to $10-per-square foot. It is a very attractive option for siding, however. The beauty of most clapboard is hard to beat, and it is a top choice among many builders.
Painting Wet Cedar Siding - JLC-Online Forums
I have a question about cedar clapboard siding. I bought pre-primed clapboard cedar siding for a small addition i built. I left the siding outside for a couple months. When i started siding a lot of the cedar was soaked. When i cut it the inside was wet and when i put in nails some water seeped out of the nailed area on some of them.
Adding new siding in wet or damp conditions
From a best practices standpoint along with manufacturer's recommendations, when installing over the plywood sheathing; building paper (15# tar paper), 1/2" rain screen and 'Hardiplank" horizontal siding, should all of the surfaces be dry before installation? Our rainy season in Portland is almost upon us and I want to know if it's ok to install these materials when any of these surfaces are
Wood siding failures: How to prevent siding cupping, siding
Wood siding failure diagnosis for siding installed over foam insulation: This article discusses the causes and cure of wood siding failures including when siding is installed over rigid foam insulation - how to prevent siding cupping, siding nail pops, siding splitting, & siding separation or misalignment at butt joints and other wood clapboard and hardboard siding failures.
Fiber-Cement Siding: Everything You Need to Know - This Old House
The siding on this Gothic Revival-style home looks like wood clapboard, but it’s actually fiber cement painted a custom color. 7¼-inch-wide smooth lap siding, primed, about $1.50 per square foot Picking the right siding for your house is a delicate balancing act between good looks, durability, maintenance, and affordability.
Dustless blasting paint off a wood siding house - KC Power Clean
Bart wasn’t ready to replace the siding on this one story house with a detached garage so he began his research on how to remove this paint cost-effectively. After talking with a few sandblasting companies, each one said that their sandblasting was too rough and it would completely damage this softer wood.
Dustless Blasting for Wood Restoration
Just a testament of how gentle or aggressive you can be with the dustless blaster to meet your customer's needs. Approx. 600 square feet, 3 bags 40/70 crushed glass, stand off was about 2 to 2 1/2 feet, #6 nozzle. Total blast time: a little over 1 hour. Charles C. Dustless Blasting Business Owner
Pressure Washing an Old Home - The Craftsman Blog
Painting wet wood is a great way to waste money on a paint job that won’t last. Depending on your climate 12-24 hrs probably isn’t enough. 48 hrs is a safer bet, but you’ll never have a problem from waiting too long. Follow these simple rules and you shouldn’t run into any big surprises when you go back to examine your work.