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  1. 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 siding so it's watertight and looks great.

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  1. Vinyl Siding Installation Tips

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    Installing or repairing vinyl siding on your house? A professional siding contractor shares installation tips learned on hundreds of homes

  2. Cleaning Vinyl Siding

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    Clean both easy-to-remove and tough stains from vinyl siding quickly and easily with these simple techniques.

  3. How to Nail Vinyl Siding Correctly

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    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.

  4. How to Replace Vinyl Siding

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    Cracked or broken vinyl siding is no reason for despair. A simple $5 tool gets the job done in 15-minutes. This article also includes some useful tips on how to get the best match possible for your original siding.

  5. Vinyl Siding Lights: How to Mount Lights Using a Vinyl Mounting Block

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    Create a rock-solid base for exterior light fixtures mounted on vinyl or aluminum lap siding, without removing any siding. Vinyl mounting blocks are available for almost any lap and securely hold lights upright.

  6. Flashing a Deck Ledger Board on Vinyl Siding

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    Attaching a deck ledger board to a vinyl-sided house requires a few extra trim pieces to keep water from leaking behind the siding. Here's a rundown of the materials and procedure.

  7. Siding Repair: Holes in Aluminum and Vinyl

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    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.

Other Articles for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. Vinyl Siding vs. Fiber Cement - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    While good looks and cost will influence your choice of exterior siding, don't ignore durability and ease of maintenance. If you are torn between vinyl siding vs. fiber cement, this will explain the qualities and benefits of each type.

  2. What Would Bob Do? Wallpaper, Vinyl Siding , and Asbestos - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Bob Vila answers your questions about hanging wallpaper, cleaning vinyl siding , and removing asbestos-containing flooring.

  3. Woodn't Ya Know - Why Vinyl Siding - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Today's vinyl siding products can mimic wood, insulate your home, and even stand up to tornado-force winds, making them a highly desirable exterior cladding option.

  4. Woodn't Ya Know - Why Vinyl Siding - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Today's vinyl siding products can mimic wood, insulate your home, and even stand up to tornado-force winds, making them a highly desirable exterior cladding option.

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  1. Painting Siding

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Learn how to paint the siding of walls of your home.

  2. Painting Siding - Preparation

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Learn how to prepare the siding walls of your home for a new coat of paint.

Blog Posts

  1. October 2, 2012 AsktheBuilder Newsletter

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    FromAsk the Builder

    In this newsletter, Fall is arriving, a tip on painting vinyl siding , my live online class on starting your own handyman business, a review of a great new trim molding by AZEK, more shed videos then I estimated, a fantastic architect, and flash sales on Stain Solver and all my digital eBooks, etc.

  2. Insulated Siding is an Easy Sell

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    FromDIY Advice Blog

    Sponsored by Vinyl Siding Institute I worked in the siding business for more than 15 years. I once installed siding on 90 houses in one year, with only a three-man crew! Granted, that was when I had a whole lot more drive and a whole lot less around the...( read more )

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