How To Install Fiber Cement Siding - Allura USA
Fiber cement siding installation process
[MUSIC] Welcome to the Allura, installation how to video series. Today we're gonna be reviewing the general practices for installing fiber cement. When storing and handling fiber cement, it's important that you carry it on edge. And when you have it delivered, that it's on flat ground, out of the mud, and out of standing water. So when taking delivery of the product, it's important that you try not to
bend it or damage it. In the old days, and with some lumber yards, they do it off a tilt bed and that bends the product. If you can get a service that has a Moffett base skilled forklift or a boom truck, that will be the preferable way to place it. That allows you to put a unit on each side of the house and reduces some of the back and
fort that causes extra time and labor. So when cutting fiber cement, it's important that you cut outdoors, that you wear proper protective equipment. That you use shears if possible. But if not, make sure you use a fiber cement blade to cut it. When you cut fiber cement, it's important you cut it on the back side. The way the circular saws rotate through it. The way the shears work through it. You
get a cleaner cut on the backside of it. So when I stack my material on my set up, I try to put all upside down. And that means when I'm raining dust down, it rains down on the back side and I get a cleaner cut. It also allows me to criss cross my cuts...
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