Vetted To YardPods’ Standards

Some materials and products just don’t make the grade as far as YardPods is concerned. So staff experts and trusted advisers provide this catalog of vetted material and accessory options.

Materials and Finishes Right For You

In our YardPod Bill of Materials and Specifications we suggest several exterior, interior, roof and foundation options as a starting point. But you can choose almost any materials for finishing your YardPod.

Siding – Wood

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Siding – Wood

Wood siding can be purchase unfinished or pre-primed. For all siding that is to be painted, pre-primed is strongly recommended. If the finish is to be stained, an unfinished product will be required.

Wood siding is available in a variety of styles, including:

  • Shiplap
  • Tongue and Groove
  • Shingles
  • Grooved Plywood panels.

Species, quality and sizes vary widely and many are suitable for both vertical application and horizontal application.  It is recommended that you visit a local lumber yard to view the available styles and sizes.  Wood siding can be purchase unfinished or pre-primed.  For all siding that is to be painted, pre-primed is strongly recommended.  If the finish is to be stained, an unfinished product will be required.

  • This product can be used indoor, as well as exterior (above ground only)
  • Pre-primed and ready to paint to match your decor
  • Easy to install using nails
  • Seal all end cuts, miters, notching, boring, punched nail holes, or similar, then paint with 2 coats of premium exterior paint
  • California residents see Prop 65 WARNINGS
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Siding – Composite – LP SmartSide

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Siding – Composite – LP SmartSide

SmartSide 48 in. x 96 in. Strand Panel Siding comes ready to install easily with no special tools needed. The panel has a tan, wood-textured surface that is primed and ready to paint, making it perfect for outdoor sheds. It is manufactured with an environmentally friendly process that is SFI certified.

  • Rated for structural use by the Engineered Wood Association
  • Shiplap edges with advanced bead system for easier alignment
  • Pre-primed for exceptional paint adhesion
  • Significantly lighter than comparable fiber cement panel
  • Strong enough to be nailed directly to stud, making additional sheathing unnecessary in many applications
  • Eliminates need for additional bracing on load-bearing walls
  • Ideal for homes or outdoor buildings in areas of high winds or seismic activity
  • Treated engineered wood strand substrate
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Siding – Fiber Cement – HardiePanel

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Siding – Fiber Cement – HardiePanel

James Hardie fiber cement products are water-resistant and will protect against swelling, warping and mold damage. It is resistant to insects and animals and is fire-resistant.  The products are much lower-maintenance than equivalent wood products.

HardiePanel is siding made of fiber cement which looks is textured to look like vertical wood siding, but will not rot.  All HardiePanel siding comes in a variety of looks and textures, all of which are Engineered for Climate. HardieBoard siding comes with a 30-year no prorated, transferable, limited warranty.

HardieBoard is available in a number of different finishes, depending on your location.  Most typically, “Select Cedarmill” and “Smooth” will be available from local suppliers.  The product is 5/16″ thick, and is available in 4ft x 8ft, 4ft x 9ft and 4ft x 10ft panels.

  • Resists damage from moisture
  • Resists cracking, splitting, rotting and swelling
  • Resists termites and insects
  • Superior performance in high wind and hurricane areas
  • Resists flame spread
  • Complete exterior available in lap, shingle, panel, fascia, trim and soffit
  • Paint lasts longer than on wood
  • Pre-primed or available in ColorPlus Technology a factory applied color finish with a variety of color options
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Siding – Fiber Cement – HardiePlank

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Siding – Fiber Cement – HardiePlank

James Hardie fiber cement products are water-resistant and will protect against swelling, warping and mold damage. It is resistant to insects and animals and is fire-resistant. The products are much lower-maintenance than equivalent wood products.

HardiePlank is Lap Siding made of fiber cement which looks like traditional wood lap siding, but will not rot.  All HardiePlank lap siding comes in a variety of looks and textures, all of which are Engineered for Climate. HardiePlank lap siding comes with a 30-year no prorated, transferable, limited warranty.

HardiePlank is available in a number of different finishes, depending on your location.  Most typically, “Select Cedarmill” and “Smooth” will be available from local suppliers.  The product is 5/16″ thick, 12ft long and is available in six different widths.

  • Resists damage from moisture
  • Resists cracking, splitting, rotting and swelling
  • Resists termites and insects
  • Superior performance in high wind and hurricane areas
  • Resists flame spread
  • Complete exterior available in lap, shingle, panel, fascia, trim and soffit
  • Paint lasts longer than on wood
  • Pre-primed or available in ColorPlus Technology a factory applied color finish with a variety of color options
Details & Pricing

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