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Before you install exterior wood-based sidingAuthor(s): Mark T. Knaebe
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FinishLine, 2013; 2 p.
Publication Series: Finishlines
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionMoisture accumulation and extreme fluctuations in moisture levels can adversely affect the service life of components, such as wood siding and windows. Adverse moisture conditions can induce checking, warping, paint failure, and in severe cases, rotting of the wood.
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CitationKnaebe, Mark T. 1995. Before you install exterior wood-based siding. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FinishLine, 2013; 2 p.
Keywordssiding, windows, moisture, sunlight, primer, paint, installation, exterior
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