When it comes to the siding of your home, nothing is more popular at the moment than vinyl siding. It is used in a vast majority of remodeling projects, where people are looking to replace their aging aluminum siding or decaying wood siding, both of which are nightmares in terms of maintenance. Each year, homeowners just like you make use of over two billion square feet worth of vinyl siding in the United States alone. This number is only expected to rise in the coming years. Unfortunately, when it comes to installation, some individuals tend to have some trouble.
When installing vinyl siding on your home, there are some basic tools you will require to perform the job well. You will need a hammer, a level, tape measure, chalk line, a circular saw with a new blade, a utility knife, tin snips, caulk and a caulk gun, a drill, ladders, a saw table, and some other staging equipment to make the entire installation run as smoothly as possible. Some specialty tools make be required, but your contractor can handle that.
Before the installation process can ever begin, you need to prepare the actual surface on which the siding will be installed. This is the time to search out any energy leaks and seal them as effectively as possible. It is also a good idea to use the caulk gun and work around the windows and doors where required.
If you are unsure of any of this, it may be best to call in the professionals at Paradigm Roofs to handle the entire siding installation. With countless years of experience, we know how to maneuver around the installation problems that vinyl can sometimes cause. Dallas and Fort Worth homeowners can give us a call today at (972) 542-7774.