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Fiber Cement Siding: Advantages and Disadvantages

Posted on October 6, 2010 in Green Ideas, Home Improvement

Fiber cement siding consists of cement (obviously), sand, silica and other additives which are pressured and molded into the finished product.  Dimensions range from four inches to twelve inches and thickness going up to 5/16th of an inch

Advantages

Fiber cement siding combines the best of the natural world with technology to make a long lasting siding for your house.

Fiber cement siding gives the appearance of wood to give a natural feel to your house.

Disadvantages

Cement siding is not being preferred by many home owners because of its limited color choices.

The biggest drawback of fiber cement siding is that poor installation could result in a deadly mold build-up.

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