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Posted: 10/23/2004 7:10:31 PM EDT
Going to get my house resided soon - has old Asbestos siding.

I may not stay long in this house, but who knows - I might.

What would your recs be? Currently house has 1/2 brick veneer in front and sides, back is 1/2 block. Rest is the asbestos. Will also be getting all windows replaced at the same time.

I sort of like the idea of going brick siding but if vinyl, aluminum, or other would be better, cheaper, last longer, lower maintenance, I'd consider that.
Link Posted: 10/23/2004 7:17:03 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/23/2004 7:25:15 PM EDT
Always choose Cover over Concealment.
Link Posted: 10/23/2004 7:27:51 PM EDT
vinyl - No painting every two years.
Link Posted: 10/23/2004 7:31:46 PM EDT
My house is all brick with some vinyl . If I had to do it over again(like when a big storm blows off the vinyl), I would use that hardie lap siding like I did when I built my carport. In fact if I was to build another house I may do the whole house in hardie siding because I really like the look of a wood lap siding house without the problems of wood (fire,termites,blistering paint, etc) or vinyl(wind blowing it off). A good paint job will last 15 years or you can change colors any time you want if you like to paint.
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