The vinyl siding trim pieces should slide back and forth slightly.
How to install j channel siding.
The metal siding will slide into the j trim so install the channel with the opening of the j facing the direction of the siding.
Install side j channels flush with the lower face of the bottom j channel and with the top of the window casing.
If you have to cut the last row of siding you ll.
J channel is an accessory to the siding that s used to receive and hide the ends of the panels so the final product has a smooth and finished appearance.
Install the j channel vinyl siding around all four sides of a window or three sides of a door.
Cut a tab in the bottom of the side j channels and fold under.
If the result is a whole number you re in.
How to install vinyl siding with a j channel prepare.
Cut and install bottom j flush with the sides of the window casing.
Use corrosion resistant galvanized stainless steel or aluminum roofing type nails with a head diameter of.
Don t drive them tight.
Cut and position an undersill trim if necessary see when to use undersill trim.
Drive roofing nails every 8 to 10 in.
Step 1 attach the j trim along the line that will form the upper edge of the metal siding.
But if the result is not a whole number you will need to cut the final piece of siding lengthwise in order to fill in.
Install the trim by nail the longer side of the j to the framing lumber with the washer head metal siding nails.
Install j channel under the window.
Nail j channel along the bottom of the wall you re working on.
Position the j channel under the window.
Use the nail slots on the j channel to secure it to the wall just like you did with the corner posts.
Starting with the soffit nail lengths of j channel against the inner edge of the fascia board.
This channel conceals the cut edges of the soffit lengths as they meet the fascia.