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BeckyG

03:38PM | 07/01/03
Member Since: 09/11/02
13 lifetime posts
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I bought an old duplex to rehab and it has asbestos shingle siding. A few are broken or missing. I know you can't get asbestos shingles anymore but does anyone know of a replacement shingle that would look similar? I will paint over it so the color doesn't matter.

stricker23

06:33AM | 07/02/03
Member Since: 06/30/03
2 lifetime posts
Becky,

It looks like we are having the same problem. Last night I found a website www.sidingmatch.com The service identifies the siding you have and they tell you a couple of places or name a couple of companies that sell recycled siding. Unfortunately they charge $75 just to tell you where yo can get it. For me that is too much since all I need is a couple of panels that would run for about the same price. If you are willing to pay their fees I would suggest using them.
Good luck!

hammerman

03:53AM | 07/07/03
Member Since: 07/02/03
30 lifetime posts
Before you go spending all that money for some company to try to tell you what kind of siding you have...Try the local home improvement stores. I have aesbestos siding and was able to find replacement pieces at the depot. Instead of being made of aesbestos they were made from cement. Good Luck.
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