hardieplank lap siding hs11119 p3/4 04/18 general fastening requirements pneumatic fastening james hardie products can be hand nailed or fastened with a pneumatic tool. pneumatic fastening is highly recommended. set air pressure so that the fastener is driven snug with the surface of the siding. a ush mount
answers. best answer: you don't want to mount it to the siding, you want to mount it to the stud in the wall. i would make sure that you get a hose hanger that can be mounted by two screws, one above the other, to carry the weight. then the other outboard screws can just keep the hanger stable, so it won't pivot away from the siding.
hardie recommends nails for its panels and siding. for steel studs it recommends bugle head 8 1-5/8' stainless screws. i found grip-rite primeguard plus 8 x 1-5/8 coarse stainless steel bugle head square drive screws at seven trust in 1 lb. or 5 lb. packs.
posted: fri aug 09, 2019 1:10 pm post subject: screws in hardie lap siding i'm building a small tool shed and plan to use hardie lap siding on it. most builders around here use air nailers to install it, but i don't have a nail gun.
i've never installed hardie siding, but i know that the screws used to secure hardiebacker are designed to cut their own countersink. deck screws won't have that feature. a good quality framing nailer isn't that expensive. once you have one, you'll wonder how you ever got anything done without it. i bought a porter-cable clipped-head framing
it is a concrete product that is light, flexible and has a woodlike finish. it can be cut and drilled just like wood. however, drilling through cement-fiber siding goes better if you use a carbide drill bit, as opposed to a regular steel drill bit. cement-fiber siding can be drilled while installed on a house or prior to installation.
*screws do not mix with cement based siding products. the chemical in cement will attack the steel screws. you must use stainless steel screws and the good ones are expensive.
hanging things on hardiplank. it may be screwed >to studes. it is unlikely that there are studs behind where she wants >this single nail or screw to be inserted. the one time i tried to drill >a hole in hardiplank, i used a masonry bit. it did not drill well. it >essentially wore a hole in the siding.
a demonstration on how to install hardieplank siding. in this video i show how i installed fiber cement siding to finish the exterior walls of the new room. this video is part 10 of a series
related articles. hardie plank is a type of lap siding that contains cement fibers, making it extremely durable. it can be cut and drilled like wood, but youll need to use a masonry bit to drill this tough board. lightweight items, such as a soilless hanging basket weighing less than one pound, can be attached anywhere on the siding.
high nails are very common from inexperienced james hardie installers, because they think the nails can go anywhere above the nail line. if you can easily fit your hand underneath your hardie siding, 9 times out of 10 thats because the installer didnt nail the boards properly. 6. clearances
i have screwed some jobs with collated cement board screws. but these screws are designed for 1/2' cement board underlayment not fiber cement siding. the c-wing self drilling screws,that one manfacture recomends, work fairly well but they are not made for exterior use, and can not find them collated for guns.
james hardie prefers and recommends installation of hardieplank lap siding by the blind nailing technique, such that fasteners are hidden by the course above. fasteners shall be installed between 1 in. and 3/4 in. from the top edge and no closer than 3/8 in. from the ends of the plank.
hardieplank replaces tradtional wood siding. blind nailing is the preferred installation method for hardieplank. the term applies to a nailing/screwing method for joining hardieplank planks to hide nail or screw fasteners. use a number 8, 1-1/4-inch-long by 0.375-inch-wide hd ribbed wafer-head or equivalent screw on steel studs.
that being said, they don't say you can use screws and don't say you can't. it does say not to countersink fasteners, which seems like a requirement for screws. i wouldn't, i'd use a nail gun. i'm planning on a siding project myself in the next year or so, so i'd love to see you document the project here.
frequently asked questions. yes. however it needs to be installed in accordance with our written installation instructions for hardiepanel siding in regard to framing, joints, paint and clearences above ground. james hardie provides a 1 year limited product warranty for hardiepanel used as skirting on a mobile home.