You may also need to face nail the fascia.
How far do you overlap vinyl siding.
Drive these nails through the fascia and only into the v groove of the soffit.
Each course should overlap the one below it by at least 1 inch.
How to stagger lap siding for walls longer than 12 feet you ll need to butt additional lengths of siding together.
When installing in freezing weather below 40 fig.
For best visual appearance do not stair step or concentrate lap joints too closely.
1 lay out the panels required for the first course along the house.
This strip will kick out the bottom of the first lap as if it were sitting on top of another lap.
You need to leave at least 1 4.
When you reach a window you probably will have to cut siding panel to fit under the opening.
On hot days because the siding will contract when the temperature drops.
If you don t cut your siding short when it expands in the summer it s going to buckle.
Whatever your measurement is take at least 1 4 or 1 8 on both sides for the panel to slide back and forth.
Shake style products have an alignment notch cut into them to help you quickly find the proper overlap.
You can make your own fiber cement starter strip by ripping a piece of hardieplank lap siding into 1 1 4 inch strips.
Make this panel extend on both sides of the window.
When installing the siding portions of these parts need to be cut to overlap and mesh with the adjoining panel strips.
When cutting vinyl siding it s usually to go into a corner.
Measure the lap siding overlap yourself.
When overlapping aluminum vinyl fascia covers make sure to overlap 3 4 19mm.
Always pre drill holes into fascia and do not nail tight.
Always refer to the installation guide on the particular vinyl siding that you re installing but most vinyl siding panels should overlap each other by at least an inch.