I've been doing the prep work for a repaint job on my house. It has
masonite siding, and I've been replacing some of the masonite with
hardiplank. Where the siding meets at a corner of the house, there are
these little tin trim pieces that cover/seal/close the right angle corner.
They are just a little taller than the individual siding slats, they have a
lip on the bottom side that fits over the bottom of each of the two pieces
being joined, and they have a little extra length at the top to slide up
under the joint above so they can be lap nailed. What are these things
called? Does anyone sell them anymore? A local supply store here said they
haven't made them in 20 or so years and that I wouldn't be able to find them
any more. What is a reasonable replacement? Hardiplank seems to use 2
1x4's to create a solid corner piece from bottom to top, but I'm only
missing a couple of these little pieces so I don't want mismatching corners
on my house and don't really want to create a 9 ft solution to a 13"
I've also tried making my own out of some drip edge, but it didn't look very
beautiful. Any help is greatly appreciated. A recap of my questions:
What are they called?
Can you still get them anywhere?
If they're not still available, what is a reasonable substitute/replacement?
Take out the REMOVEME to copy me on the response to the post, if you like.