Installation

MiraTEC provides the perfect accent to any exterior cladding – cement fiber, vinyl, brick, OSB, hardboard, wood or stucco. Plus, it’s easy to handle, cut, machine and nail.  No special tools are required.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

MiraTEC Trim Application Instructions

MiraTEC Trim Application Instructions (Spanish)

MiraTEC Mouldings Application Instructions

MiraTEC Mouldings Application Instructions (Spanish)

MiraTEC Prefinished Trim Application Instructions

MiraTEC Prefinished Trim Application Instructions (Spanish)

Technical Bulletin: Using Pneumatic Nailers with MiraTEC Trim

Technical Bulletin: Low VOC Primers and Sealers

Technical Bulletin: Caulk, Putties and Fillers

Paint Quality Institute Brochure: Save Money and the Planet

 

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

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  1. Fascia – A horizontal board of vertical face, usually below the edge of the roof and attached to the roof rafter tails. These boards are usually 6″ to 8″ wide.
  2. Frieze board – A horizontal board, usually 2″ – 6″ wide that sets flat against the wall below the soffit. Its purpose is to cover the gap between the soffit and wall, or, the gap between the soffit and brick.
  3. Soffit – The finished underside of an eave or the underside of a beam, lintel or arch.
  4. Belly Band or Band board – A trim board that is used horizontally across the side of a wall as an architectural detail. It is typically used between the 1st and 2nd story plate line or at the bottom of the first floor plate line.
  5. Window & Door Trim – Exterior moulding or trim such as brick mold around an exterior door. Other examples are decorative use of exterior trim board for windows like half rounds, arches, and framework.
  6. Corner board – Found on the inside or outside corners. An exterior trim board used to protect the ends of siding and/or as a finishing detail.
  7. Rake Board or Shingle mold – A trim board that is attached at the top front of the fascia trim board to support the overhang of the roof shingles and to protect the fascia from water drips. This board is usually 2″ – 4″ wide.

Miter joint or Scarf joint– A kind of joint formed by fitting together two pieces, beveled to a specific angle (normally 45 degrees) to form a corner, usually a right angle, or an angled cut between the joining of two boards, usually a 22 or 45 degree cut.