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    Re: Fiber Cement Siding advice

    9/28/2011
    An update. Got new roof installed.
    Looked at Fiber Cement Plank Siding (HardiPlank) and found best prices on Lowes.com or Home Depot.com about $10 a board a few weeks ago; 8"w x 12 or 16'...
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    Re: Fiber Cement Siding advice

    I was just thinking about the winter and how the snow packs into the sides of many dormers and sits there all winter long and eventually melts slowly along the siding walls and roof lines. Not good...
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    Re: Fiber Cement Siding advice

    Thank you both for your response. I understand a lot of what you wrote.
    We have 5 tiny dormers; no more than 3 feet from the longest part of roof line and about 4' tall walls near the window edge....
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    Fiber Cement Siding advice

    Soon, we will have our roof redone and there are several dormers. The roofer will take off the asbestos and fiber cement siding on the sides/walls of the dormers to install new flashing (old Colonial...
  5. Sticky: Re: OUR MOST EMAILED QUESTIONS: Practical gift ideas for new homeowners

    As a somewhat new homeowner, here's a few items still on my wish list that we really need that would be great gifts.

    1. it's a tool; laser wall stud finder that also locates electrical wires so...
  6. 4 track Storm Windows or double screens advice

    We have decided to restore by a contractor a few 2 over 2 old Colonial windows that are over 5' tall. I have read how the top sash when lowered let out the hot air and the bottom sash opened would...
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