Keep your aluminum and vinyl siding in great shape with these projects and tips that show you how to install and repair siding.
Aluminum Siding: Stop the Noise
Loose-fitting aluminum soffits can develop annoying rattles when the wind blows in the right direction, but the problem is easily solved with a few lengths of screen spline.
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How to Install Vinyl Siding
Don't be intimated by vinyl siding. We'll show you how to install it and make repairs. You can save a lot of money by handling a vinyl siding project yourself. And you'll still get professional looking results. In this article, we'll show you everything you need to know to remove and install vinyl ...
Repair Siding: Use a Kick-Out Flashing to Stop Rot
Sidewalls, where a roof abuts a wall, are potential leak spots and rot spots. Good metal flashing prevents these problems, including a specially shaped “kick-flashing.”
Siding Repair: Holes in Aluminum and Vinyl
Nail holes in aluminum and vinyl siding are tough to repair without replacing the entire piece, but a squirt of color-matched caulk from a siding supplier will solve the problem for a lot less money and aggravation.
How to Nail Vinyl Siding Correctly
Vinyl siding will pop and crackle with every change of sunlight and temperature if nailed incorrectly. Here's how to fix the problem if you have it, and how to nail (or renail) siding so that it moves freely and silently for the life of your house.