LOUISIANA PACIFIC COMPOSITE 8” LAP SIDING, SCHEDULE 38
Less than 1” clearance from asphalt shingles.
The concern is the siding absorbing moisture from rain or snowmelt.
No kickout flashing.
No starter strip at lower terminations at 1st course above and below roof.
No starter strip. The starter strip is designed to hold the starter course in the same angled plane as the rest of the siding courses.
Trim overlapping siding is improper.
Siding butted tight to trim (all siding should have 3/16” min. gap).
Fastened with staples.
Cut edges not primed/painted.
Face nails beneath windows spaced > 8” oc and not caulked.
Nails < ⅜” from ends and < ¾” from top of board.
No waterproof barrier strip installed around window.
Less than 6” clearance from grade.
Improper dryer vent installation (not installed over trim blockout).
Dryer vent installed too low (debris may impede flow).
Contact with foundation.