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You can purchase trim coil although it's a bit much to pay for a small piece. Ask neighbors or relatives if they have some lying around; if they've ever used it for an addition, or replacing windows or window trim, chances are they have some left over. You can also go to a big box store and look around in the siding area, you can get aluminum meant for ...


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Since you don't particularly care about looks, all you will need to do is create a patch out of aluminum sheet metal and attach it to the siding. Start with a sheet of aluminum. A good source from this is from a roll of drip edge. Cut a square or rectangular piece out using tin snips, and make it slightly larger than the hole. You would want to make it ...


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Aluminum foil tape will work in a pinch. It sticks better than cloth-based duct or gorilla tape.


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Tape won't be enough. Critters will get through it pretty easily. I would cut a small patch from aluminum flashing, or preferably a spare piece of siding, and stick it on with epoxy (caulk will work too, but it won't be quite as durable as epoxy.)



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