How to Install Siding By Yourself


When it comes to siding installation, it is much easier to have someone help you or to hire contractors to do it for you. However, attempting to install the siding yourself is not impossible and actually quite manageable if you have the right tips to help you. In this video, you will learn how to install siding by yourself so that you can get to the project right away and see it through to the end.

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The first step you need to take is to mark all of the stud locations on the side of the house. You can use a meter stick to help you with this. Be sure to also mark the edges of the windows. These marks will help you keep the siding aligned when you start to install it. Measure and cut your first piece and then nail it in place with a nail gun. This video begins with making trim for the windows and outlets. Now start from the bottom and work your way up, installing one piece of siding at a time. You can use tools to hold everything in place since you don’t have a second person helping you. The video will give you some other tips, as well.


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