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Diagonal Furring Strips.

ashleyripka | Posted in General Questions on

Hi. I have been searching and searching for information regarding diagonal furring strips. I want to install siding vertically, and am avoiding horizontal installation of the furring strips. I’ve read that the diagonal strips should be 12 inches on center. Why is this and not the traditional 16 inches when installed vertically?

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  1. wjrobinson | | #1

    Ashley, 12" diagonal spacing becomes close to 16" vertical spacing (16.97). Remember your math? 12xsqrt2=your siding nail spacing.

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