In the Spring, will be having new horiz. clapboard put up.
Live in New England.
Presently, the house has T1-11 siding.
The contractor suggests putting the new horiz. clapboards right over the
existing T1-11, which he will not take off, and also to have a layer of
Two questions, please.
a. The T1-11, except for some holes, etc. is still pretty flat and in sort
of "decent" shape.
Any caveats to putting the new siding directly over the T1-11 ?
Anything to worry about if done this way, etc. ?
b. Was thinking a bit about the Tyvek.
Is this a good idea to have between the T1-11 and the new stuff ?
Any chance of rot developing on the existing T1-11 by now having Tyvek over
Anything I should also consider asking him, or worrying about, with this
approach that I am not thinking of, perhaps ?
Any thoughts on all of this would be most appreciated.