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Old 01-03-08, 05:49 PM
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I am a new here, someone could help me?

Hi,
everyone here, I am so glad I can search this wonderful website in the internet. First allow me to introduct myself. I am a university student major in architecture in China, now I must write a article about the EXTERIOR MATERIAL MARKET in the USA. I read a lot of articles about the exterior material in the internet, and see many materials, for example, siding(Aluminum,wood,fiber cement)brick,Cedar Shingles,Stucco ect., but now I am puzzled, I wonder if some warmhearted person can tell me the difference between these materials? I can't see these materials in out market.
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Old 01-03-08, 06:22 PM
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Welcome to the forums! If you can imagine it, it can almost be used as siding. Aluminum, vinyl, James Hardie, ship lap wood, log, cedar shakes, reverse board and batten, T1-11, and on and on. Google any of the above to get more information on their specific qualities.
 
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Old 01-03-08, 09:12 PM
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Here's a link to some pictures I've taken in the past. Maybe a picture to go with the various types of exteriors will help.
 
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Old 01-03-08, 11:37 PM
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Thanks Xsleeper&chandler!

Thanks a lot Xsleeper&chandler, I will search the internet and fiind some files about the exterior wall, especially the siding. I think if I have some question maybe I will come back for your help.
The chinese lunar new year is approaching, it's the most wonderful time in our country in the wholly year, welcome you to China.
 
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