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R703.14.1 Polypropylene Siding and Accessories
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Polypropylene siding and accessories shall be installed in accordance with manufacturer's installation instructions.
Unless otherwise specified in the approved manufacturer's instructions, nails shall be corrosion resistant, with a minimum 0.120-inch (3 mm) shank and minimum 0.313-inch (8 mm) head diameter. Nails shall be a minimum of 11/4 inches (32 mm) long or as necessary to penetrate sheathing or substrate not less than 3/4 inch (19.1 mm). Where the nail fully penetrates the sheathing or nailable substrate, the end of the fastener shall extend not less than 1/4 inch (6.4 mm) beyond the opposite face of the sheathing or substrate. Staples are not permitted.
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