Slide the vinyl siding s hooks under and over your vinyl siding.
How to attach a mailbox to vinyl siding.
It is extremely important that you never drill into vinyl siding.
Vinyl siding is not made to be drilled.
Vinyl siding is not designed to get drilled into for any reason.
1 2 inch 1 3 cm plywood or osb are common substrates and these are generally covered with roofing felt or another moisture barrier prior to siding the walls.
Our screened in porch has a wall of vinyl siding and i wanted to make it look nicer by adding some pretty decor.
Since a mailbox is too heavy for glue to support it s best to use s.
I was super worried about committing to nail holes or breaking the wall until i found the perfect hooks for hanging decor on vinyl siding without nails or screws.
The old mailbox was a freestanding one and the new one needs to be mounted to the house.
This renders the siding vulnerable to moisture and voids the warranty even if you seal the hole.
My house has vinyl siding.
Filled said holes with silicone caulk drilled the screws in to the desired depth applied more silicone.
I ve attempted to move the siding from the house as far as it can go and it looks like.
I ve checked this forum and found a thread that somewhat answers my question.
If you have vinyl siding you may be wondering how you can add decor to it without damaging your home with nails or screws.
Mounting a mailbox to vinyl siding i got a new mailbox to replace the awful one i have been using.
Here s an easy way to do it.
There are at least three alternative ways to do it.
Marked the hole location on the part of the vinyl siding that rests closest to the the wall behind.
This is the biggest difference between mounting a mailbox to this type of material compared to other types of siding like wood or metal.
But i feel it was not enough information.
Made 2 pilot holes through the vinyl siding and went a few mm into the asbestos siding below.
Remove any siding or exterior finish that isn t compatible with vinyl siding and make sure the walls are sheathed with a substrate to receive the siding.
The safest way to hang anything from vinyl siding is by using either glue or vinyl siding s hooks.
I have mailbox that i d like to attach to my house.
How do i know if i have wood or foam behind the siding.
If you want to hang something from your vinyl siding don t even think about drilling through it to attach a hook to the sheathing.
But i had no idea how to hang things on vinyl siding without damaging it.