Using TruExterior Is Easy.
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.
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
There is no need to seal end cuts
Use any high-grade caulk or sealant at joints to prevent water intrusion
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