Vinyl Siding Ventilation

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Old 10-15-04, 04:17 PM
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Vinyl Siding Ventilation

Does siding need to have ventilation? Or is there enough airflow between each piece? I am having trouble with mice or something getting in between our siding and our wall. I would like to put some kind of exterior insulation, between the siding and the wall. Is that ok to do? Any help would be great!! Thanks, I live in the northeast.
 
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Old 10-16-04, 07:27 AM
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No Ventilation

Vinyl siding does not need any 'ventilation'.

You can use a variety of foam insulating products from fan-fold and rigid foam boards to drop-in style foam backers.

The simpler option amy be to call Terminix, however.
 
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Old 10-16-04, 07:28 AM
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One way they can get under your siding is easy to fix. Check your corners at the bottom and see if they are capped.
 
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