answersLogoWhite

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2009-05-23 02:46:11

the old school way was to use felt 15#or30#found at any lumberyard. The common practice today would be a product like tyvek housewrap.there are a lot of knock offs tyvek brand is by far the best, of course it cost more.the best usally does.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

i have a pool that the metal siding gave in two sections right by the drain and water return the liner was riped but my main question is can i fix the siding that was damaged ant put a new liner thank you for time kenny?

This depends on where the location of the siding if it near a crease you may not be able to repair it, however if it is a crack then you can repair it.


Metal Siding Repair?

form_title=Metal Siding Repair form_header=9863 Please describe any symptoms that are visible*= [] "Leak through the wall or into the basement [] Siding panel is loose or hanging out of position [] Siding panel is has blown off [] Siding is dented [] Siding color has faded [] Color is blistering/peeling [] Need repair/replacement of soffits, fascia or other trim [] Other"


Siding Contractor?

form_title=Hire a Siding Contractor form_header=Whether you are remodeling or repairing after a disaster, a siding contractor can help repair your house. What type of project is this?= () New House () Remodel () Repair What type of siding do you currently have?=_ Will you be paying us directly or will it be from insurance?=_


Asbestos Siding Repair?

form_title=Asbestos Siding Repair form_header=6663 Please describe any symptoms that are visible*= [] "There's a leak through the wall [] Siding panel is loose or hanging out of position [] Siding panel is missing [] Siding panel is warped, cracked or split [] Siding crumbles into powdery dust [] Missing, broken or rusty flashing [] Damaged soffit or fascia [] Mildew or fungus grows on siding [] Other"


Vinyl Siding Repair?

form_title=Vinyl Siding Repair form_header=12083 Please describe any symptoms that are visible*= [] "There's a leak through the wall [] Siding panel is loose or hanging out of position [] Siding panel is missing [] Siding panel is warped, cracked or split [] Siding crumbles into powdery dust [] Missing, broken or rusty flashing [] Damaged soffit or fascia [] Mildew or fungus grows on siding [] Other"


Siding Repair or Replacement?

form_title=Siding Repair or Replacement form_header=12563 Please describe any symptoms that are visible*= [] "There's a leak through the wall [] Siding is loose or hanging out of position [] Siding is missing [] Siding is warped, cracked or split [] Wood is soft, has powdery residue or is rotten (dryrot) [] Missing, broken or rusting flashing [] Damaged soffit or fascia [] Mildew or fungus is growing on the siding [] Other"


Siding?

form_title=Siding Are you looking for siding repair, installation or replacement services?*= () Repair () Installation () Replacement Type of siding?*= _[50] Choose the appropriate status for this project:*= {Ready to hire, Planning and budgeting} When would you like this project to be completed?*= {Timing is flexible, Less than 2 months, 2 to 4 months, 4 to 6 months, More than 6 months}


Should windows be installed in framing before sheathing or siding?

Windows should be installed after sheathing and before siding.


How do you replace repair vinyl siding?

Vinyl siding is easily replaced if the contractor has left you some siding. In most cases if the contractor hasn't left you any siding, the siding may be very hard to obtain. Most companies discontinue the siding so you have to replace the whole house this is how they make there money. If you have a couple extra pieces of siding, there is a tool commonly known as the zip tool. It usually has a p shape on the end of it, you slip it under the bottom of the lock of the siding and slide it across this should unlock the vinyl. What you want to do after that is pop out the nails with a flat bar, this should free the peice of vinyl from the house. When you are re-installing the siding make sure you grab the right size roofing nails to re-sucure it.


Can you paint aluminum siding?

You can paint your siding. First you should clean the siding thoroughly making sure that you completely rinse the cleaning solution from the siding. If your siding has any damage you should use a primer. The oil-based primer should be thinned with one pint of paint thinner for each gallon of primer used. You should also check if your siding is aluminum or galvanized steel. that would determine if you should use an oil based or latex paint.


Metal Siding Installation?

form_title=Metal Siding Installation form_header=9853 Which type of siding does your home currently have?*= () Wood () Aluminum () Vinyl () Stucco () Other () Don't know Please specify how many stories there are in your home.*= {Select One,One story,Two stories,Three stories or more} How would you categorize this project?*= () Replace existing siding () Siding for a new addition () Repair section(s) of siding () Siding for a new home


Vinyl Siding Installation?

form_title=Vinyl Siding Installation form_header=12073 How would you categorize this project?*= () Replace existing siding () Siding for a new addition () Repair section(s) of siding () Siding for a new home Which type of siding does your home currently have?*= () Wood () Aluminum () Vinyl () Stucco () Other () Don't know Please specify how many stories there are in your home.*= {Select One,One story,Two stories,Three stories or more}


Where can one purchase an aluminum siding brake?

Aluminum siding brakes are a very important part of bikes. If the siding brake on one's bike should break, they definitely should make it a priority to replace it.


How do you use siding in a sentence?

You should contact the neighborhood owners association before you change the color of the siding on your house.


Siding Installation?

form_title=Siding Installation form_header=11113 How would you categorize this project?*= () Replace existing siding () Siding for a new addition () Repair section(s) of siding () Siding for a new home Which type of siding will be installed or repaired on the structure?*= () Wood or Fiber-Cement () Traditional Stucco () Vinyl () Synthetic Stucco () Brick or Stone () Liquid (Spray-On) () Metal (Steel or Aluminum) Please specify how many stories there are in your home.*= {Select One,One story,Two stories,Three stories or more}


Siding is 8 inches by 144 inches aera to have siding is 2064 square feet how many pieces of siding do you have to have?

258 pcs. Add at least 10 %. You should have 300 pcs.


When does home owners insurance cover siding replacement?

Homeowners will pay to replace your siding when your siding is damaged by a sudden event. Sudden events include: fire, theft, vandalism, hail, wind, rain, snow, explosion, civil riot, and more. Siding is attached to the home so it is covered under Dwelling coverage. If your siding is damaged because of wear and tear over time, your insurance policy will not pay to repair or replace your siding. The loss must be sudden, unexpected and unintentional.


What company should I get siding materials from?

There are many different types of siding available. You need evaluate which type of siding best suits your needs. Once you have decided on a type of siding, check out consumer rating services to find the best brand that fits your budget.


A home owner should get at least 5 quotes before deciding on a siding contractor. ?

A home owner should get at least 5 quotes before deciding on a siding contractor.


Home Siding Options?

Home siding installation can be an inexpensive means of maintaining and beautifying one's home. There are several options for the type of siding an individual can choose, from vinyl siding to more traditional wood siding. One's choice in siding will depend on the individual's budget and needs for the home. Vinyl siding is inexpensive and easily maintained, while wood or clapboard siding is more elegant and can give a home a more traditional look. Families should consider many factors in choosing home siding, including their budget and the look they are hoping to create.


What does licensed and insured mean for a home siding repair or replacement contractor?

Means he is legal with the state and if he screws up you can sue him.


Liquid Spray Siding?

form_title=Liquid Spray Siding form_header=9713 Why are you interested in liquid siding for this project? (Select all that apply)*= [] Weatherproofing [] Fill & repair cracks [] Prevent fading [] Ease of maintenance [] Reduce frequency of painting [] Environmentally safe Please specify how many stories there are in your home.*= () One story () Two story () Three stories or more What kind of surface do you plan to cover with liquid siding?*= () Stucco () Masonry (brick/stone) () Metal () Wood siding () Concrete block () Vinyl siding () Aluminum/Steel siding () Asbestos shingles


House Siding?

form_title= House Siding form_header= Install new siding in your home. Does your existing siding need to be removed?*= () Yes () No Do you want vinyl siding?*= () Yes () No WHat is your budget for new siding?*= _ [50] What color siding do you want to install?*= _ [50]


I am an88 year old 0n social securaty,my house needs repair,rotten wood under siding needs fixed it is very bad how can I get help.?

Is there any grants or organizations to help 88 year old woman on social security my home is in dire need of repair rotten wood under siding.


If a car hits the house Can you cliam all the siding on the house?

Of course not. You can only be reimbursed for the repair of the damaged area. If the siding does not match due to fading or such perhaps the adjuster can work out replacment to a corner or something. You can't get something for nothing.


Still have questions?