Install Vinyl Siding on Shed that is not Level

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Old 06-22-04, 05:11 AM
Art Docherty
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Install Vinyl Siding on Shed that is not Level

I have an old Shed 10' x 8' that is in good condition and I plan to Install horizontal Vinyl Siding on it.

My one problem is that the shed was installed 12 years ago on Cement Blocks and is not perfectly level. I have a 3/4"
difference in level along the 8' run as the ground has settled.

I would like to know how best to do the installation so it does not look bad.

I am afraid that trying to Jack it up to adjust the level will destroy the building.

Would appreciate experienced input on my options.

Thank you

Art




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Old 06-22-04, 07:34 AM
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Install the siding and plant bushes? Paint the concrete blocks to match the siding? Ignore it because it won't be noticeable? I don't have any real good ideas, but I would not jack the building.
 
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Old 06-23-04, 07:33 AM
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Hello fellow canadian.I would try to jack up the shed.#/4 is not too much.If you split the difference and install siding crooked,you will not notice the difference.Don,t put it on level or it will look really out.
 
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Old 06-23-04, 09:20 AM
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leave it alone ...

if it's only 3/4" over 8' i wouldn't mess with it. install the siding parallel to the shed and go on. visually i don't know that i could detect 3/4" over 8'. if anyone ever noticed it and pointed it out i'd kick in the #%$.
 
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