This architectural term refers to a narrow,
half-round molding that spans the edge of the siding.
The section of siding that projects from the wall.
As a rule of thumb, a larger panel projection creates a
more pronounced shadow line.
Molding of various widths used to
trim door and window openings at the jambs.
A thin, narrow
board with one edge thicker than the other, used as siding.
CertainTeed siding brands offer clapboard-style siding in different exposures,
several different textures, and even different panel projections.
A beveled-edge panel that was popularized by early American
The width of each "board" of siding. Also
called a reveal.
Architecturally, "fascia" refers to
a flat, horizontal band.
Consists of Portland cement, pulp
fiber, sand, clay and water.
Refers to the texture (and sometimes
the gloss level) of a siding panel.
fiber cement, this refers to the coating used to finish the siding.
Usually an opaque paint; solid or semi-transparent stain.
The horizontal member connecting the top of the siding with the soffit.
In house construction, the portion of the roof above the eave line of a double-sloped roof.
Molding of various widths used to trim door and window openings at the jambs.
Also referred to as: lineal, box post, window and door
surround. Same as CASING.
Where two panels join or snap together.
The top edge of a siding panel, where it is nailed to a wall.
Area where two pieces of lap siding are overlapped. This dimension
is usually 1 1/4".
Side view of a siding or soffit panel.
Trim members that run parallel to the roof slope and form
the finish between the wall and a gable roof extension.
The shadow pattern cast by a particular siding in the sunlight.
Shadow line is influenced by
the style and panel projection of the siding.
Usually the underside
of an overhang.
Unit of measure for siding equal to 100 square
feet (or a 10-foot by 10-foot wall section).
fiber cement, this measurement is the final installed exposed area of the overlapped fiber cement. (Lap siding only.)
Also referred to as "panel siding", this rectangular
shaped siding is typically
in 4 x 8, 4 x 9 or 4 x 10 sizes. Vertical siding is never overlapped.
Solid vinyl soffit can also be used as vertical siding.
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