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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Hammer
    • Air compressor
    • Air hose
    • Cordless drill
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Caulk gun
    • Chalk line
    • Level
    • Drill bit set
    • Dust mask
    • Jigsaw
    • Stapler
    • Safety glasses
    • Sawhorses
    • Speed square

You'll also need siding gauges, a fiber cement circular saw blade, a siding nailer and a 15 gauge trim nailer.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • Fiber cement siding
    • 6d or 8d galvanized or stainless steel nails
    • 8d, 15 gauge galvanized or stainless steel finish nails
    • Vinyl mounting blocks
    • 30 lb. felt
    • Drip cap
    • Kick-out flashing
    • Paint
    • Acrylic latex caulk

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