Old house journal says the brand has received honors from georgetown university calling siding superior.
1950 cement siding.
The siding on this gothic revival style home looks like wood clapboard but it s actually fiber cement painted a custom color.
This type of siding can be used to achieve many styles such as shingle board and batten and clapboard and can complement your modern exterior home design.
Fortunately mills still exist that cut clapboards the old fashioned way out of tightly grained wood.
Patent 2 573 659 issued october 30 1951.
As a less expensive alternative to real stucco.
Most siding companies are well experienced at techniques for covering over existing asbestos cement siding with new vinyl aluminum or fiber cement siding.
Synthetic stucco was introduced in the 1950 s by european builders shortly after world war 2 as an acceptable solution to repair buildings that were damaged during the war.
And no one would want to re side a 1950s ranch house with asbestos cement siding even if it were still available.
In our opinion the term china glaze siding may well have been more widely used or applied to cementious based or even cement asbestos shingle siding than just products sold by u s.
And believe it or not you can still find fiber cement shingles minus the asbestos that are dead ringers for the ridge textured ones found on mid century ranch houses.
Fiber cement siding can be seen on newer homes built from the late.
Bollaert s 1951 patent illustrated a decorative pattern embossed into asbestos cement siding sheets shingles boards.
Questions answers about asbestos cement siding on buildings.
Fiber cement siding is a great siding option for homeowners looking for a durable long lasting solution that will withstand any type of weather in any climate.
Short of re siding your house the best way to update the look is by repainting with more modern colors.
Founded in the mid 1950s this diversified japanese company has been quietly producing fiber cement siding products for years mainly for commercial properties.
Fiber cement cedar ridge aluminum and vinyl siding were popular in the 1950s.
It made a come back during the 1980 s in the u s.
Synthetic rock siding became common in the united states in the late 1920s and two new variants in the 1950s claimed to have better durability than the original siding from the 1920s.
Gypsum as we find the phrase my house was sided with china glaze siding appearing in quite a few more vague descriptions of homes dating from the 1950 s into the 1970 s.
Your nearest restaurant bank theater or grocery store just might be sided with nichiha fiber cement board.