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Nichiha Sierra Premium Smooth (primed)
 
Approximate retail price:
$160
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
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Type: Fiber cement siding
About - Nichiha Sierra Premium Smooth (primed)

The Nichiha Sierra Premium Smooth (primed) is part of the siding test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, siding models like the Sierra Premium Smooth (primed) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Thick (in.):
Thickness is as measured by our testers.

Cold impacts:
Cold impacts is resistance to damage from blows at 0 degree Fahrenheit.

Warm impacts:
Warm impacts is resistance to damage at roughly 70 degree Fahrenheit. Impacts mimic blows from fallen objects and other mishaps.
Features & Specs - Nichiha Sierra Premium Smooth (primed)
info Foam-backed No
info Longer lengths No
info Deep profile No
info Double hem No
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User Reviews - Nichiha Sierra Premium Smooth (primed)
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(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Nichiha Premium siding
8/27/2013
Pros
Attractive Design
Cons
Warranty
Best Uses
Comment:
I had Nichiha Premium siding installed on my new home in 2008, after learning about it from my siding installer. It looks beautiful on three sides of my house, but has failed in numerous places on the West Side of my house. I live in Oregon's Willamette Valley, known for its mild climate. After 3 months of communication with Nishiha, a cursory inspection by their inspector, my warranty claim was rejected and my installer was blamed by Nichiha. Until now I have been a proponent for this company, but their warranty denial process, proved frustrating and I caution those considering their products.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
So far so good
2/28/2012
Pros
Attractive Design
Durable
Nicer shadow lines
Nicer texture
Cons
Difficult To Install
Best Uses
Comment:
Not for a do it yourselfer unless talented. careful installation with the proper tools still takes alot of time.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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