Installation and Maintenance

Installation and Maintenance

UFP-Edge wood siding pattern

How to Maintain Wood Siding

Wood siding is one of the most beautiful types of siding on the market, but it will need occasional maintenance. Follow these tips to extend it's lifetime. 

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The benefits of end matching pattern boards

The Top 5 Benefits of End Matching

End matched boards can save on time, material, and labor costs. See which pattern boards we offer with end matching.

 

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Thermally Modified Big Sky wood siding two tone finish contemporary home stone columns

Why Should I Buy Prefinished Siding?

The benefits of factory-applied finishing far outweigh the advantages of painting wood siding on the job site. 

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Caulking shiplap corner

How to Caulk Seams on Shiplap

In order to create a seamless look with shiplap, you’ll want to fill in any gaps and seams with caulk. 

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Timeless Granite Gray modern bathroom tub

How To Join Shiplap Corners

If you are installing shiplap on two adjacent walls, you’ll need to decide how you want to join the corners together. Try corner trim or mitering boards at an angle. 

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Shelby DIYer Timeless Vertical Shiplap Accent Wall

How to Install Vertical Shiplap

Check out our collaboration project with Farmhouse Living and learn the steps for installing vertical shiplap in this modern bedroom transformation. 

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The differences between MDF and real wood

What Are The Differences Between MDF and Real Wood?

Understand the pros and cons of MDF and real wood to help you decide which is better for your next home project.

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A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING COMMON WOOD SIDING PATTERNS

Understanding the difference between common wood siding patterns will help you obtain the look you want to achieve for your home. 

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Good shiplap staggering Timeless shiplap accent wall entryway

How to stagger shiplap

When installing shiplap, it's important to stagger boards to keep seams spread out along your wall or ceiling. 

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UFP-Edge Timeless shiplap on walls

Do You Need Drywall To Install Shiplap?

Did you know that you don't need drywall to install shiplap? If you're remodeling or building new, try installing shiplap directly to your studs to save on drywall costs. 

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Charred Smoke White shiplap accent wall with cognac leather chair, picture frames, and plant

How To Clean Shiplap

Upkeep your shiplap accent walls with these eco-friendly cleaning methods.

 

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UFP-Edge Charred Wood Ash Gray shiplap ceiling install

How to Install Shiplap on Your Ceiling

Learn how to shiplap your ceiling with these installation steps from our collaboration project with Palm Grove Farmhouse.

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Screwing in outlet cover over shiplap boards-shiplap install

How to Install Shiplap Around Outlets and Switches

Most walls will have outlets and switches you will need to install around. Follow these simple steps in order to best fit your shiplap. 

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Timeless primed shiplap painted greige in bedroom

How to Paint Primed Shiplap

Choose the color of your choice with our Timeless primed shiplap. Learn two different methods for painting primed shiplap.

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Marking for studs

Locating and Marking Studs for Shiplap Installation

An accurate marking of your studs will provide an efficient install process for a look that lasts.

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Using nail gun to board tongue

How to Affix Shiplap

UFP-Edge shiplap can be installed two different ways–using adhesive and nails or just nails depending on the type of shiplap you choose to install and your desired look.

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Measuring your wall vertically

How To Measure Your Wall For Shiplap Installation

 Measuring your walls is an important first step prior to installing shiplap. Proper wall measurements will allow you to calculate the amount of shiplap you’ll need to obtain the best possible fit.

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Charred Ash Gray Shiplap Fireplace Living Room

Can you put shiplap around a fireplace?

You might have a shiplap accent wall, but have you ever thought of putting shiplap around your fireplace? Following these guidelines for maximum safety, a fireplace is a stunning place to install shiplap.

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Installing UFP-Edge Smoke White Charred Wood shiplap to an accent wall

How much shiplap do I need?

Looking for an easy way to calculate how much shiplap you need for your accent wall or ceiling project? Let us do the math for you by using our coverage calculator.

 

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Timeless Nickel Gap Shiplap in Farmhouse White in Living Room

What is nickel gap shiplap?

So you’ve heard of shiplap, but what is nickel gap? Nickel gap is the spacing in between shiplap planks, coining it’s name from the idea that you could slot a nickel into each of the spaces. 

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