Talk about installing clapboard siding, the reader must be brought to the wooden plank or wooden board for siding. Although environmentally friendly, now, wood is increasingly scarce. And fiber cement materials are processed like wood could be an option. This is a wise and practical step to get the sensation of the artificial nature of the material. Wood still is excellent for home decor. Unfortunately, their numbers are now increasingly rare making increasingly affordable price. Not to mention maintenance requires extra effort and cost. Environmental issues of global warming we must also make wise use of the wood.
Instead there is now a board which is made of cement and fiberglass which easier installing clapboard siding. Excess cement board is characterized by waterproof, fireproof, anti-termite, does not contain asbestos, and does not absorb moisture, rigid and not easily bent. Its surface is made to resemble wood grain. This weather -resistant nature makes cement boards are often used on the exterior of the building. But it is possible also used on the interior of the building. With proper finishing and lighting that good, interior room with cement board can also look beautiful.
We need to prepare the necessary equipment for installing clapboard siding such as a water fitting , measuring tools , drilling machines , hammers , Fischer , screwdriver , gypsum screw , self drilling screw , cutting tools ( ceramic cutting tools or saws ) , polyurethane sealants , paints , and brushes . Installation steps as follows. First, create pairs of hollow steel galvanized frame. Create a distance of about 40 - 60cm. Punch a hole through the cement board and iron frame with a drill before installing the screws. Distance from the edge of the screw top, bottom, side is 1.5 cm. Use screws 11/4 inches. Perform overhunt when punching holes in cement board, so that the screw head can be entered. Align the screws with polyurethane sealant trail. After that, just paint with water base paint. If we want look like wood, using acrylic paints are also water-based Wood stain (water base).
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