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reauterry

09:45AM | 08/31/04
Member Since: 02/23/04
56 lifetime posts
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I would like to take off the top 8 sheets of siding and replace it with some new siding how do I go about getting that first top piece off with out damaging the trim? It will be on the side facing the street above the garage.

Piffin

05:01PM | 09/04/04
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
ya know, with ten or twenty kinds of siding and as many ways of triming the exterior of a house, it is kind of hard to answer this without any definitive information.

Do you have a way of desribing what is there now or a photo?

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reauterry

07:49AM | 09/05/04
Member Since: 02/23/04
56 lifetime posts
I quess I did forget to tell you I have aluminum siding on my house now can I just cut that and tear of old trim and put up new.If I knew how to send a picture of what I have I sure would do that any way to send picture will be helpful.

Thanks

Piffin

04:59PM | 09/05/04
Member Since: 11/06/02
1281 lifetime posts
AL siding and vinyl are fastened at top in hidden flanges. if you can get the top piece off without tearing up your trim - don't worry about what damage happens to the siding since it's going in the trash - then you can see the fastenings on the next one down and so on. A small flatt prybar wioll probably do you well, along with the hammer. A pair of tin snips might help on the first one.

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