Cheap Vinyl siding

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Old 03-17-08, 03:19 PM
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Cheap Vinyl siding

Looking at vinyl siding prices, and would like to know if I should stay away from the .040 thickness siding? Flipping a house while im living there. Might be here for a year or more with the economy as bad as it is. Should I consider the cheaper stuff, or stay far away from it? Thanks: Rob
 
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Vinly siding is one of those things where installation is 80% of "quality", a correct job of instaling the worst siding you can buy will look and wear a lot better than a poor job of installing the best siding you can purchase.
 
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I agree. Since you will be flipping the house, there's no sense spending extra money on more expensive siding, since you probably wouldn't get any more (selling price) for the siding probably won't affect the asking price at all, although it may affect your profit.

If it was your own house that you would be living in for another 20 years, that might be a different story.
 
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Thanks for the info, Im going to be instaling this myself with the help of a good friend who has done vinyl before. Have all summer to do it rite, so not pressured w/time. Rob
 
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Some useful resources to get you started on doing it right:

Evaluation and selection:

A Builders Guide To Vinyl Siding Architect On Line

Installation:

Vinyl Siding Installation Manual Vinyl Siding Institute

Vinyl Siding Done Right - Fine Homebuilding
 
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Old 03-19-08, 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Michael Thomas View Post
Some useful resources to get you started on doing it right:

Evaluation and selection:

A Builders Guide To Vinyl Siding Architect On Line

Installation:

Vinyl Siding Installation Manual Vinyl Siding Institute

Vinyl Siding Done Right - Fine Homebuilding

Thanks for the links. They will help alot.
 
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