Having a home or a business is something to be proud of. The look of your home and business is important to you and having a concrete face that does not match the rest of your house or business does not make your home or business look nice. Adding vinyl siding to your home or business has some added benefit that concrete does not have. For instance, vinyl siding is much easier to clean, it increases your property value and therefore your sale value It also allows you to change the color of your house fairly quickly without painting. Adding vinyl siding to concrete does not seem possible, but it is. This article will show you how to put vinyl siding on top of concrete.
Putting Vinyl Siding Over Concrete
Using a measuring tape measure and mark with a pencil 16 inch spaces around the concrete to which you want to add vinyl siding.
Place the first furring strip center over the pencil marking you made and screw it into the concrete with a drill and concrete screws placing one screw every foot of the length of the furring strip.
With your furring strip installed you may now nail a 1 1/2 inch thick wood strips into the furring to act as an anchor for your siding. Space out your nails as you did for the furring backing at 12" intervals down the length of the wood.
Install the insect screening with nails along the bottom, top, side and front of the anchoring wood strips being sure to get every open area.
Install the siding over top the wood anchors using the vinyl siding nails.