Another Vinyl Siding Question - Building & Construction - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-14-2009, 11:49 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 9
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Another vinyl siding question


I will begin applying vinyl to my house soon and I plan on also re-sheathing most of it. Most of the current sheathing is that pressed cellulose blackboard ( celotex ) garbage. The house has some older windows I would like to save. What is the best way of removing / replacing the sheathing with out disturbing the windows ? Is it better to cut the celotex out around the brick mold applied to window and refit sheathing, or carefully pry off old brick mold on window and remove all the celotex ?

Advertisement

SAGENT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2009, 02:15 PM   #2
Not so new
 
12penny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Lehigh Valley, Pa.
Posts: 934
Rewards Points: 504
Default

Another vinyl siding question


sagent....on my house I would remove brick mold. Tape together and mark for re-installation. If you cut the celotex and butt sheathing up to it, its just another place for moisture and air to infiltrate.

Advertisement

12penny is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
vinyl siding question DangerMouse Building & Construction 16 08-29-2008 07:20 AM
Vinyl siding question? kcrossley2 Building & Construction 5 12-18-2006 06:20 AM
Vinyl Siding & windows question blazermaniac General DIY Discussions 6 04-08-2006 01:47 PM
Siding: Aluminum vs. Vinyl Grumpy Remodeling 1 03-19-2005 01:55 PM
Siding: Aluminum vs. Vinyl Grumpy Remodeling 0 04-18-2004 04:35 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts