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T-8 Plankwall®

By: Lauren Risotto
February 24th, 2021

  The story of Shou Sugi Ban starts centuries ago as a wood preserving technique. Fast forward to today and ShouShou Ban has been rediscovered and brought into the modern era for different reasons than it was originally intended. While it produces a striking appearance, ShouShou Ban can have some concerns.

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Metal Siding | T-8 Plankwall®

By: Lauren Risotto
February 10th, 2021

You’re searching for a wood look for your project. Upon realizing the potential of termites, dry rot, wood warping, and expense from using real wood, now you’re looking for alternatives. Luckily, there is no shortage of materials that replicate a wooden look to choose from. Two of the most common products are Alumaboard® and T-8 Plankwall®.

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Homeowner Education | Metal Siding | T-8 Plankwall®

By: Lauren Risotto
September 22nd, 2020

Reclaimed wood is any wood that has been previously used and then repurposed.

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Metal Siding | T-8 Plankwall®

By: Lauren Risotto
March 26th, 2020

You want a walnut wood look for your siding, but you don’t want the problems or maintenance that goes along with wood. Luckily, there’s the alternative of using metal that is designed to replicate the appearance of walnut wood.

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Metal Siding | T-8 Plankwall®

By: Lauren Risotto
March 5th, 2020

Are you looking for a natural look for your home? Wood siding has a classic aesthetic that is often used in architecture. However, maintaining real wood can be more of a hassle than it’s worth. If you want the look of wood without the maintenance, turning to a metal finish that looks like wood is an excellent alternative.