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    Vinyl-Siding-Profile-Types-129 Vinyl-Siding-Profile-Types-129 Document Transcript

    • Vinyl Siding Profile TypesProfile Defenders
    • There are three dominant siding profiles: Clapboard, Dutchlap, and BeadedThe profiles are distinguishable from each and have geographic and historicalroots Many of the classical architectural styles incorporated various types ofsiding including Queen Anne, Profile Defenders Georgian, Greek Revival,Cape Cod, and Craftsman Clapboard siding in the United States wasoriginated by Native Americans that used the timber from their land to buildtheir dwellings This type of siding was popular in Europe where frameconstruction was dominant This type of siding was used for centuries inAmerica until the advent of modern building techniques became moreprevalent
    • Vinyl siding clapboard profiles are available in single, double, or triple rows orcourses at various heights Dutchlap was very popular in the Mid-Atlanticregion of America dating back to early settler days, its origin dates back toNorthern European areas where wood frame construction was dominantDutchlap siding provides very strong shadow lines and is a very popularalternate to standard clapboard fascade Dutchlap vinyl siding has multiplecourses with up to 5- reveals Beaded siding was developed to provide evenmore dramatic shadow lines by adding a rounded bead at the bottom of asingle clapboard course This variation on traditional clapboard sidingoriginated in the Southern United States and was commonly used in buildingpre-1880
    • Beaded vinyl siding replicates the handcrafted bead that was originallyproduced in wood These reveals are typically six to seven inch single course Insulated (backed) siding is a popular product that increases the exterior wallR-value This characteristic also improves the impact resistance and helpsreplicate the feel of real wood plank Vinyl siding is also produced withspecialty cladding profiles The categories include: Vertical Siding Shingles/ Shapes Shakes Vertical siding typically can replicate board and batten
    • Shingle siding became popular in NE states in the 19th century which can beused in whole house applications or accent bands or trim Shingle profiles canbe square, hexagon, fishscales, as well as other shapes to create the desiredarchitectural look Vinyl shake profiles are manufactured as single or doublecourse with 6- to 10- reveals Additionally, the soffit material, trim, andaccessories are manufactured in vinyl to complement the siding All theproducts are available in different textures to help simulate the desiredarchitectural effect
    • Essentially, the products can be utilized to create a modern day classicalhome without the maintenance of wood products Alan Trauger is a BuildingConsultant that performs property condition assessments for residential andcommercial properties An experienced and knowledgeable problem solver,understanding processes and issues related to building structures and theirsystems An expert witness, trainer, and educator To review Authors Bio,qualifications, and interest in receiving future email newsletters To learnmore about how your real estate tax assessment is prepared and how toappeal your property taxes Property Tax Reduction Manual
    • Profile Defenders