Benefits of Tongue & Groove Siding
An effective way to keep out the elements, Tongue & Groove siding adds a traditional, clean design with insulating benefits. Although it takes more work to install, this type of siding tends to lay flat against the building for a flush, formal look.
Tongue & Groove Siding Grading
Manufactured in clear grades, Tongue & Groove siding is suitable for a more formal, elegant appearance, mainly when pieces are smooth-faced. Knotty grades are in demand for their more casual appearance.
Tongue & Groove siding is available with rough or smooth faces. Both seasoned (kiln-dried) and unseasoned (green) sidings are available.
The joints between adjoining pieces are usually v-shaped, but flush jointed, reveal, and radius joints are also available. The different joints and surface textures in Tongue & Groove siding combine to provide a range of shadow line effects that enhance the product’s versatility.
Install Tongue & Groove siding horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, each method giving a distinctly different look. Tongue & Groove siding is available with rough or smooth faces. Both seasoned and unseasoned sidings are available. It is also sturdy and resistant to damage so that any necessary repairs will be minimal.