We replaced the deteriorating wood shake siding on the Kuppersmith Project house with cypress wood shakes from the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association.
While synthetic shakes are available in materials ranging from composite to fiber cement to vinyl, I felt that the look and feel of natural wood helped retain more of the original character of the 1926 house.
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Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.