Definitions for "Lap Siding"
this siding is made with tapered boards, such as clapboards, that are placed horizontally with the thicker lower edge of each board overlapping the thinner upper edge of the next board below it.siding copmposed of taperee boards, as clapboards, laid horizontally with the thicker lwoer edge of each board overlalpping the thinner upper edge of the board below it. Also called bevel siding or overlapped siding.
A siding applied in a similar manner to clapboard siding, but utilizing longer boards, usually of better quality.
a method by which lumber or panels are joined to prevent water penetration at the joint. The lumber or siding is simply 'lapped' over the previously installed piece to create an irregular surface.