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Old 12-15-2011, 05:23 PM   #1
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I'm having trouble with a vinyl siding issue...the corners are tricky!

I have to overlap, but the fancy 3/4 corner profile means that once I get them snapped in, they look stretched. What's the secret?

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Old 12-15-2011, 07:03 PM   #2
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What do you mean "stretched"?
You don't want the siding fitting to tight, you know that, right?

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Old 12-15-2011, 07:07 PM   #3
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Just press it in as you start at the bottom.
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Old 12-15-2011, 07:48 PM   #4
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you need to notch the lower to receive the upper corner

http://www.certainteed.com/resources/CT205.pdf

see pg 28
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toms right, it makes overlapping em a breeze
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i get one every now and then
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Old 12-16-2011, 08:18 PM   #7
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That did the trick - thanks a ton!

One other quick question - I have 2.5" metal starter strip, and the panel doesn't seem to want to lock into the strip...do I have ot bend it out a bit, or is that a bad idea...

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Don't bend it Max,
the vinyl siding is not designed to snap into the metal starter strip. You have to pull the panel up snug and hold it while you nail it.
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