Vinyl Siding Installation Tips

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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Miter saw
  • Tape measure
  • Circular saw
  • Caulk gun
  • Vinyl siding blade
  • Snap lock punch
  • Safety glasses
  • Tin snips

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Vinyl siding
  • J-channel
  • Starter strip
  • Corner post
  • Sill trim
  • 2-in. roofing nails
  • 30 lb. felt