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Insulating slab and vinyl siding

I have a really cold corner of my house in a duplex. Here are some shots from an infrared camera. I hope we can get this fixed without tearing down the siding or ripping out freshly installed kitchen ...
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How do I manage to surface-mount an electrical box on vinyl siding?

I am looking to install an outdoor receptacle on vinyl siding. My house has a basement and the vinyl siding on the outside covers the rim joist that is on top of the basement foundation wall. I figure ...
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Drying/draining Capability of Insulated Vinyl Siding

I'm interested in using insulated vinyl siding on a remodel project, more for the rigidity then the thermal value which is negligible. One of the major benefits of standard vinyl siding is the "built ...
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How do I find replacement vinyl siding pieces?

I have the numbers off of the back of the siding, but the local Lowe's and the local Home Depot don't have a way to match them up. I'm trying to find a few replacement pieces to fix some holes I have ...
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Vinyl siding on concrete walls

I have to install vinyl siding on an exterior wall built from concrete blocks. Anyone have any tips on correctly weatherproofing and insulating? I was thinking to lay 3/4 EPS rigid insulation then 1/4 ...
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Repairing t 111 siding that was installed without housewrap

We have a tiny house in NW Florida that we are doing repairs on. It's about 3-4 years old. It was built without house wrap. The outside plywood t 111 is nailed straight to the frame. The builders didn'...
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Cleaning vinyl siding that is hard to reach and has cobwebs

My siding is in a corner and high and hard to reach. It also ha cobwebs that do not clean wih a power washer. How do I clean this?
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How important is the "wet edge" when painting vinyl siding?

I am going to paint my vinyl siding (to change the color). Apparently I'm supposed to go all the way across row by row, or a couple rows at a time. But what if I get interrupted? Is it okay to ...
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How to install step flashing on vertical side wall such that roof can be replaced later?

I have a vertical wall along the edge of a roof. The intersection is like the side wall of a dormer. Having both a new roof and vinyl siding installed. My perception is that the Tyvek wrap would ...