Vinyl Siding

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Do I need any special tools for installing vinyl?

Yes. You’ll need a nail hole punch for punching slots in cut panels, a snaplock punch for dimpling panels where they will be pressed into the...

 

Can I use a power washer to clean vinyl siding?

If you use a power washer, hold the washer straight or at eye level so it can clean most effectively. Do not point the power washer upward, as water...

 

Is thickness of siding the best determiner of quality?

The thickness of the siding is important when considering what siding to buy, but it isn’t the only factor that determines quality siding. Other...

 

What are the advantages of vinyl siding?

The biggest advantage is ease of maintenance. Vinyl does not rot, mold or need painting. Better quality vinyl siding incorporates insulation to...

 

How do I clean my vinyl siding?

Use a soft-bristled, long-handled brush. You can even use one attached to a garden hose. If needed, use a general purpose cleaner for ordinary...

 

Can I paint my vinyl siding?

You may be able to paint vinyl, but check with the manufacturer. Painting may void the manufacturer’s...

 
 
 
 


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