Wood Fiber Siding Replacement Work (LP, Masonite...)

Topic: 
Siding
Question: 

We have siding on the house that is almost like particle board. Some of the pieces are water logged and need to be replaced. We would like to replace only the siding that needs replacing in order to cut down on the cost. We would like to do it ourselves. We are afraid of what we will see once we start pulling of the rotten siding. Will we be able to do this job??

Answer: 

Siding work requires above average carpentry skills. It is certainly not as complex of a job as installing a waterproof balcony, nor as simple as a ground level deck, but it must be performed to good practices of the trades. Such work requires: an understanding of the process, good materials, the right to