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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 (46% of 43 votes): Yes.

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
Answer: No
Explanation: No you can’t install over existing vinyl siding because it will not be structurally stable
Realexteriors
ProMatcher
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
Answer: It depends on the condition of the existing siding
Explanation: If existing siding is flat
Estridge Carpentry
ProMatcher
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
Answer: It depends on the condition of the existing siding
Explanation: In new construction, it typically is installed over wood wall sheathing wrapped with rigid foam insulation and a moisture barrier. On existing houses, old vinyl or metal siding must be removed, but vinyl can be installed over old wood siding without removing it.
Centennial Home Improvement,LLC
ProMatcher
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
Answer: Yes
Explanation: One of the great advantages of vinyl siding, is the fact that you don't have to remove the old siding, saving money on the installation.
Aten Construction Services
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: It better to remove old siding wrap houses with wrap than siding or with new so you can seal wood and window again
Just How It Seams
ProMatcher
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
Answer: No
Explanation: if someone tells you that get a new contractor
Todd's Roofing & Siding
ProMatcher
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
Answer: It depends on the condition of the existing siding
Explanation: new can be installed over old siding as long as it is not going over vinyl or metal siding
Rowland Exterior Solutions
ProMatcher
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