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Several years ago, when I replaced the door, I did not put a door with a lite on the side. This gave me 18” more for the kitchen. I had to create a faux panel because I did not have the siding to make it look good.

Now, it was time to upgrade the window and either use a window replacement (total crap) or replace the window. I elected to replace the window and all of the siding, and find out why my kitchen and basement were always cold in the winter. It turns out that there was no insulation of any kind under some of the aluminum siding.

The first picture is several years ago with the panel. Yes the original door was about an inch shorter and it made things interesting to replace the door (remodel Pain In The A).

This next picture shows the siding off, the window removed.

This picture shows the new window.

The final picture shows everything completed. I did not get a picture that shows the additional sheet insulation and Tyvek installed under the the new vinyl siding.

A very busy 3 days from start to finish.

-- Love woodworking and fixing most anything



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kjwoodworking

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posted 09-10-2014 08:32 PM

Looks good to me. I haven’t done much siding, but think it looks good.

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dbray45

157 posts in 1918 days

posted 09-11-2014 11:20 AM

I have not done much siding either. Last time I did any siding were cedar shakes 40 years ago – and that was a whole different.

The biggest differences are the window – much better window and now it has weather proofing around the frame and insulation over the Thermo-ply (which is junk), covered with Tyvek.

-- Love woodworking and fixing most anything

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MarkSindone

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posted 03-29-2019 10:40 AM

Insulation is key at our household even if it is behind small areas of the house. It could not get more worst than having to spend a night out cold without being hit with a hefty utilities bill at the end of the month.

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RituGupta

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posted 04-03-2019 04:07 AM

You can’t tell you spent 3 days on it because it really looks so seamless! Good job with the work that you’ve done! Thank you for posting to share with us here on the website.

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