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Is it possible to install vinyl siding on top of existing siding?

Yes
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No
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It depends on the condition of the existing siding
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Question: Is it possible to install vinyl siding on top of existing siding?
Top Answer (47% of 44 votes): Yes.

Answer: Yes
Explanation: It is not my personal recommendation- however it is possible and would be very time consuming and costly.
J&R Construction
Answer: It depends on the condition of the existing siding
Explanation: Really depends on the existing type of siding. Vinyl siding requires a flat surface to attach to.
R&R Kustom Exteriors
Answer: It depends on the condition of the existing siding
Explanation: Yes on wood siding that’s in good enough condition to except fasters.
Jason McCaslin Home Improvement
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Many foam backed vinyl siding may be installed over flat siding.
Whatdaddywontdo And Gutter Guys
Answer: Yes
Explanation: If over wood
Suburban Home Improvements
Answer: No
Explanation: You would not want to install vinyl siding on top of existing vinyl, aluminum siding it could cause ripples in the new siding and wouldn't allow for proper expansion and contraction with the new siding heats up and cools down.
Ideal Construction L.L.C
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Answer: Yes
Explanation: Typically the vinyl is installed right over the existing siding. But that usually is if the present siding is structurally ok. I think you can cover it as long as it is not infested with termites/ants. The vinyl will stop any additional moisture damage. The thickness is regulated by A.S.T.M D3679 and should be no less than .035 in thickness, premium siding product will measure 40 plus or minus .005.
ALLAN WILLIS LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Proper installation practice
Custom Sunrooms & Home Improvements
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes it is possible to paint vinyl siding however it would require a professional painter who is aware of the proper additives to put with the paint. It disqualifies the maintenance-free qualities of vinyl siding. However if you are tight on funds it is possible to paint
Auer Aluminum & Construction
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Not without adding firing strips and doubling the thickness of trim
Alpine home repairs
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Some people will do anything you wont I don't think it should be
Artios Painting 309 788 9432
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes, Vinyl siding can be installed on top of existing siding.
ECO Home Exteriors
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Answer: Yes
Explanation: If your surface is of wooden or the pressed board type of exterior, then yes. If you have a cement board it is a bit more difficult but it too can be covered.
Father Son Siding
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes. You can install vinyl siding over wood. Ideally, the best way to install siding is to remove the old surface, wrap with a protective barrier and install the new siding.
True Home Exteriors
Answer: Yes
Explanation: However I would not
Hurley Brothers Roofing
ProMatcher
Answer: It depends on the condition of the existing siding
Explanation: Vinyl siding can be applied to siding that has not deteriorated past a certain point or is moisture saturated, contains certain insects, or has allowed moisture or water to compromise the structure, insulation, or interior drywall or plaster.
Windows And Siding 4Less
Answer: Yes
Explanation: As long as your old siding is not rotted or in really bad condition. I recommend replacing it but It is possible I have done it!
North West Indiana Remodeling
Answer: Yes
Explanation: In certain applications you can.
Regal Siding & Carpentry
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: but not recommended.
Certified Roofing & Renovations
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Wood siding only.
Robbie Lee Construction
Answer: It depends on the condition of the existing siding
Explanation: Depends on what type of siding the house originally had. Not often can it be done, but in certain circumstances such as T & G siding it could be
First General Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: yes, But I Prefer Not To Unless I Am installing over a vertical siding panel that has zero deterioration.
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