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Old 09-14-2011, 12:14 PM   #1
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repairing aluminum siding

we have an older home with aluminum siding which is no longer available. We took out a wall air conditioner, patched the wall with wood and caulked around it. What do we use on the outside of the house to replace the aluminum siding. Can we use vinyl which isn't the same width?


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Old 09-14-2011, 12:38 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum.

Wood, fiber cement, vinyl, whatever you use it will always look like a patch. Maybe it’s time for new siding.


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If you have a garage with the same siding, cannibalize the back for matching siding and vinyl side the wall you cannibalized.
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What size is your alum. siding? Some of the siding warehouses by me still carry a couple of sizes of aluminum panels.
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