whatcom county: What Is It? What's the Difference? - 02/14/09 06:43 AM
The following pictures are of three different siding materials that look quite a bit alike.  Knowing what each is and the pros and cons of each may be important when you purchase that next home.
Cement Asbestos Siding   
Asphalt Shingle Siding   
Striated Cedar Siding   
As you can see, each of these siding materials are similar.  The top, cement asbestos has been given a bad rap.  Asbestos is a problem when it is friable (fibres floating in the air where they can be breathed) but as long as it is intact and kept painted, it is one of … (4 comments)

whatcom county: The Roeder Home, Part of the Whatcom County Park System (Classic Craftsman) - 06/07/07 09:09 AM
This historic home deserves more mention primarily because it is one of the finest examples locally of the genre called Craftsman.  It is fully restored, on the national and state registers of historic homes and is a local resource, being part of the Whatcom County Park System.  The home was built by the son of one of the original Bellingham Bay settlers. Captain Henry Roeder established the first sawmill on the bay in 1852 to provide lumber to rebuild San Francisco after the big fire of 1852.  His son Victor (owner of the home, born in 1861) started construction in 1903.  … (4 comments)

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