The Applications

Carolina Machine Finish Applications

Increasing the beauty of a home's exterior is easy with Carolina Machine Finishing. The unique CMF encapsulation process is available on siding, trim, decking, flooring, railing, ceiling, and fencing materials in a wide-variety of surface types, including cedar, redwood, cypress, pressure treated pine, hardboards, fibered cement, and other natural and manufactured materials.

The application of the CMF process to any substrate gives the homeowner an increased selection of building materials to choose from while reducing maintenance and increasing the longevity of the material and the coating.

Materials that can be CMF encapsulated include, but are not limited to the following;

  • Siding - beveled, beaded, channeled, novelty, and standard lap
    Wood - Cedar, Cypress, and Pressure treated pine
    Fibered Cement - Hardi Plank or CertainTeed's Weatherboard

  • Trim - anything from flat stock (S4S) to innumerable dimensional profiles
    Wood - Cedar, Redwood, Spanish cedar, Pressure Treated Pine and others
    Fibered Cement - Hardi Trim or Plycem Trim
    Composite materials - PVC, Miratec, Smart Trim, and others

  • Side Wall Shingles - individual shingles or panelized shingle products
    Wood - Western Red Cedar, Eastern White Cedar, or pressure treated pine
    Individuals - #1 Blue label or R&R, or single & triple course panels
    Fibered Cement - Hardi Shingles, CertainTeed Shapes, or Multi Shake shingles Individual shakes or straight, staggered, or fancy cut panels

  • Soffit and Fascia - smooth, textured, vented, or solid

  • 4' Foot panels - 4'x8', 4'x9', and 4'x10'
    Wood - smooth, bead-board, and T-111
    Fibered cement - smooth, textured, 8" OC, and stucco

  • Decking - Tongue and Groove (T&G) and eased edge materials
    Wood - Pressure treated pine, cedar, IPE, and all other materials

Call our office prior to your next project to see if you can benefit from the CMF process.