Latest Discussions : Roofing & Siding

dan13955

01:17AM | 01/08/03
Member Since: 01/07/03
7 lifetime posts
I have two sheets of t1-11 covering the gable ends of my house.The top sheet has become very weahered an I plan on replacing it.My question is what size nail do I use to anchor the new sheet to the old.The siding is five eights.Also would it be better to screw the new to the old with a vapor barrier in between?Thanks

Piffin

04:55PM | 01/09/03
Member Since: 11/06/02
1278 lifetime posts
Might be better to remove the old and replace it than to cover it over but if you cover over use ten penny nails driven through this T111 into the studs.

dan13955

08:02AM | 01/10/03
Member Since: 01/07/03
7 lifetime posts
Thanks for the help.I would replace it but the first layer is under the soffit and I do not want to remove the soffit.Thanks again.


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