Using TruExterior Is Easy.



Cut.



Fasten.



Paint.



Done.


Installs Like Wood Siding and Trim.
Performs Nothing Like It.

Builders and contractors find working with TruExterior faster and easier than working with wood. You’ll have the flexibility to cut, miter and apply TruExterior products with very little limitations. Follow these simple tips for a successful installation.

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Cuts With Standard Woodworking Tools

Cuts with standard miter saws, circular saws, hand saws

Carbide tip blades offer longer tool life

Can be drilled and routed using woodworking tools

 

Expansion & Contraction

TruExterior products are very stable during temperature and moisture changes

There is no need for gluing or gapping to control movement

 

Repairing Nail Holes

Fill holes with high-grade acrylic caulk or wood filler

 

Caulking Siding

There is no need to seal end cuts

Use any high-grade caulk or sealant at joints to prevent water intrusion

Installing Siding

Ensure your siding and trim is dry and clean before installing

Use fasteners designed for exterior trim and siding

Use 2 fasteners per framing member every 16″ or 24″ OC

Use fasteners long enough to penetrate solid wood 1 1/2″

Make sure to follow your local building codes

 

Approved For Ground Contact

TruExterior is highly resistant to moisture and termite attacks

No special precautions are necessary for ground contact

 

Pre-primed and Ready For Paint

Painting is required to maintain your warranty

Use any high-grade exterior paint

TruExterior has very little movement, making it ideal for dark colors


 

Find Your Siding & Trim Installation Instructions

Siding Installation Guide

Trim Installation Guide