Our experience is that the total cost of cement siding (LABOR + materials) is considerably higher (multiples) than other siding types.
Dream catcher is absolutely correct. At AmeriSus Homes we launched an all American program last year which has gotten us up to about 96% American products and materials on all of our homes. That has become a level we are having difficulty surpassing. Some products are simply no longer made in America yet we keep trying to find a manufacturer that might be interested. Getting past the numbers, every house we build (for the most part short of that 4%) keeps Americans employed.
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