COMMUNITY FORUM

Sashka

11:41AM | 09/07/01
Member Since: 09/06/01
2 lifetime posts
Bvroofing
I had a sales rep from a big company at my home yesterday. He said his product was superior to the competition because it's manufactured from virgin vinil, as opposed to recycled. The company is fully bonded & insured, they also give lifetime warrantee but the price seemed high. Their installed price is about $10 per sq. foot of wall area.
Is this a right ballpark?

Thanks,

Sashka

DASARO

05:10PM | 09/12/01
Member Since: 09/02/01
4 lifetime posts
I hope I'm not to late, but something that is very important is what part of the country do you live in???
$10 a sq ft is a whole lot of money.
I have 30 years experiance in Aluminum, Steel and Vinyl Siding, I do not sell the product, I only install the product, but I do know what it should cost. If you would like the correct information on buying Siding, leave your email address and I will respond within 24 hrs.
Good luck

Jay J

06:03AM | 09/13/01
Member Since: 10/26/00
782 lifetime posts
Hi Sashka,

WOW!!! That hurts. If you pay me HALF that, I'll do it!

Depending on where you live, I see it costing about $3.00 - $4.50 per Sq. Ft. And depending, it may NOT include any 'demolition' of an existing exterior wall.

In short, what you need to do is shop around. Make sure you get an estimate in writing of 1) Materials used and 2) Labor costs and 3) Length of time.

Get a vinyl that's at least .044 in thickness. Anything less, IMO, is 'junk'.

My best to ya and hope this helps.

Jay J -Moderator

[This message has been edited by Jay J (edited September 13, 2001).]

Sashka

09:43AM | 09/14/01
Member Since: 09/06/01
2 lifetime posts
Gentlemen,

Thanks you for the answers!

I live in New Jersey, so I should probably on the high side of the estimates.

I should probably have added that the quoted price included all trimmings and they'll have 13 windows to work around. Also there's quite a bit of vegetation to deal with. Nevertheless, it seems like the price is way too high.

I'll add my e-mail address to my profile in case you wish to send additional info personally.

Thanks again,

Sashka

Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Making this trio of storage totes is simpler than you might think. Gold screw bolts and spray adhesive hold the fabric cov... Built on a rocky island in the Drina River, near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia, this wooden house was cobbled together ... Large steel-framed windows flood the interior of this remodeled Michigan barn with daylight. The owners hired Northworks A... Edging formed with upside-down wine bottles is a refreshing change. Cleverly and artistically involving recycled materials... A Washington State couple called on BC&J Architects to transform their 400-square-foot boathouse into a hub for family bea... Similar to the elevated utensil concept, hanging your pots and pans from a ceiling-mounted rack keeps them nearby and easy... Few projects are more fun than upcycling a vintage piece in a surprising way. Outfitted with a sink and a delicately tiled... The thyme growing between these stepping stones adds a heady fragrance to strolls along this lush, low-maintenance garden ... Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book page... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Reluctant to throw away any of those unidentified keys in your junk drawer? Hang them from a few chains attached to a simp... A stripped-down model, sans screened porch, starts out at $79,000. Add the porch, a heated floor for the bath, and all the... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1