How to Attach Siding to Foamboard Insulation?

Answer Siding is an alternative to the natural brick look and can add beauty and elegance to the outside of a home. It comes in many colors and a few varying styles. Siding is commonly attached over foam ... Read More »

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What insulation is used with vinyl siding?

Vinyl siding uses a foam insulation that is fitted to the grooves of the siding. The various manufacturers use different materials to create the foam, which is able to mold to the shape of the sidi... Read More »

Does steel siding come with insulation?

Steel siding does not come preinsulated. To receive a full insulation value for a wall that is receiving steel siding, you will need to install one-half inch rigid insulation on the wall before you... Read More »

Should i use foam insulation under my vinyl siding?

On One Hand: Use Foam InsullationUse foam insulation under your vinyl siding that is at least 1/2-inch thick and foil-covered on both sides. It will act as a moisture barrier to help keep hot air o... Read More »

How do I attach shutters to vinyl siding?

Drilling HolesDrill starter holes approximately 1 inch from all four corners of the shutter. Hold the shutter next to the window and mark the spot on the siding with a pencil or marker, through the... Read More »