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Which wood material (siding material) for shed?

The two shed sellers near my place has Duratemp and LP Smartside, is one better than the other in terms of durability?

Asked by Joe Blanco
Posted Apr 20, 2017 9:27 PM ET
Edited Apr 21, 2017 5:56 AM ET

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Joe,
Roseburg Duratemp looks like a type of T-111 siding. This type of siding is usually used on inexpensive buildings.

LP Smartside siding comes in many configurations. Some are panel siding (basically, T-111), while others are more elegant versions (like lap siding).

If you are comparing two different brands of panel siding (T-111), I don't really have any evidence that one type is better than another.

-- Martin Holladay

Answered by Martin Holladay
Posted Apr 21, 2017 5:49 AM ET

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