Important tips for installing vinyl siding include remodeling uneven surfaces, insulating against water leaks, ensuring the siding matches the appearance of the house and choosing quality over price. The key to a success... More »

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Vinyl siding doesn't require as much less maintenance as aluminum siding and has a longer average lifespan, but it is more expensive to buy and install. Aluminum siding is prone to scratches and dents, but repainting is ... More »

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Vinyl super-thick grade siding is 0.05 inches thick and is the best quality available. Builder's grade, which is the least expensive, is 0.04 inches thick. Other thickness include thin residential, which is 0.042 inches ... More »

Tips for installing vertical vinyl siding include closely inspecting the surface of your walls, adequately preparing the surface, and refraining from driving nails too tightly into the wall surface. Following these tips ... More »

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To choose house siding, consider its water resistance, ease of installation, energy efficiency, appearance and durability. Evaluate the type of weather in your area; if there is a lot of precipitation, choose a type of s... More »

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A 1600-square-foot house would require 16 squares of siding. Most vinyl siding companies place two squares in each box. The standard amount to add for waste is an additional two squares, so a 1600-square-foot house would... More »

Some tips for installing HardiPlank siding include cutting the planks accurately in a well-ventilated place, attaching the first plank at the lowest point on the house's side, and using a side gauge to ensure correct pla... More »

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