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Marietta, GA 30067

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Siding and Trim Glossary

Backer board - Evens out walls, insulates and gives siding an even surface to be mounted to.

Baked enamel finish - Painting process where enamel paint is baked to create a finish which assures years of maintenance free use.--resists cracking and peeling.

Band board - See frieze board.

Corner posts - Used to finish seams properly on houses' inside and outside corners.

Fascia (gutter board) - Term for finishing trim on siding installation job.

Frieze board - Band board on brick home between soffit and brick that allows for a seamless transition between the two.

J-blocks - Mounting pieces for fixtures, water spigot, & lights for a finished trimmed look.

R-Insulators - Attached to vinyl siding panels. Increasing its energy efficiency.

Rake - Boards that go up a gable.

Starter Strip - Foundation piece for first piece of siding to clip on to.

Trim Cap - Trim cap when siding starts more than three feet off of ground, seals backer board and gives clean, finished edge.

Vents - On gable or under Soffit, ventilated piece of siding that allows for air circulation under roof.