Louisiana Pacific says wood siding is better than cement board siding on homes - at least when it comes to firing a baseball, golf ball, rocks and marbles at speeds up to 102 miles per hour.
Impact damage resistance was compared by impacting each type of siding with golf balls, baseballs, marbles and rocks. According to NASA: “Under similar conditions, with all four projectiles more damage was sustained by the fiber cement siding product than the engineered wood siding product.”
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