Slide the zip tool under the butt edge of the siding hook the locking edge and pull down.
How to replace vinyl siding around windows.
Extract nails keeping the vinyl pieces in place in order to prepare vinyl pieces to be removed.
Slide the zip tool along the bottom edge to release the vinyl siding from the piece below it.
Most windows are removed and replaced from the exterior of the home.
Now is also the time to add or replace a vinyl sill if you would like a window sill feature.
Use this tool by inserting it where a piece of vinyl overlaps a piece below it and then sliding it across until you reach the end of the piece.
Mark the siding at 1 4 inch past the edge of each.
Place the piece of siding to be installed under the window along the bottom edge and hold it where it will be located horizontally along the wall.
The vinyl siding zip tool will save you loads of time.
Starting at one end of the damaged piece push the end of the zip siding removal tool up under the siding until you feel it hook the bottom lip.
If the vinyl siding around the window area has been damaged or needs replacing then now is the time to remove it.
Instead remove any nails then use a siding removal tool to separate the siding panels.
Do not cut the vinyl off.
Draw a line on the wall along the top of each siding course before you pull the nails.
Vinyl siding presents a challenging obstacle when replacing windows because of the difficulty and expense of cutting and replacing it.
Use a siding removal tool.
Remove any damaged vinyl siding.
Lift the unlocked siding to expose the nailing hem of the siding piece below.
Remove the pieces of vinyl siding from around the window area.
15 minute vinyl siding repair with a zip tool.
The easiest way to replace windows in a home with vinyl siding is to do the job from the interior.