How is Hardie attached?

How is Hardie attached?

Fiber cement siding can be nailed by hand or with a pneumatic nailer. It can also be attached using corrosion resistant screws. Use hot-dipped galvanized or stainless steel nails. Nails should penetrate through the sheathing and at least 1” into studs.

Should Hardie board be painted?

Yes, you can, and you should. Painting Hardie board siding will significantly improve its look and its longevity. Siding finishes generally last for around 15 years, so you need to do it, and do it right. Painting, when done properly can really bring out the wood feel of the Hardie board.

How long does Thinset need to dry before RedGard?

24 to 48 hours

Can I paint over redguard?

As long as you use a good primer, you should be OK, though. You can apply thinset over the RedGard and prime and paint over that. Joint compound is reactivated when it absorbs water and can cause problems like mold and blistering or delamination of paint film.

Can I paint over AquaDefense?

Mapelastic AquaDefense can be applied with a paint brush or 3/8" nap paint roller.

Can you paint over waterproofing sealant?

Paint can be applied to water sealers, but the drying time of the sealer itself is the most important part of this task. For best results, prime the water-sealed wood first. Use either a latex-based or an oil-based primer as your first coat of paint before applying the finishing coat.

Can I put Thompsons Water Seal over paint?

The hydrophobic properties of Water Seal will negatively affect the adhesion of any paint applied over it. Can Water Seal be applied to painted surfaces? No. Water Seal can only be used on bare and uncoated brick, stone or concrete.