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I was reading your answer about putting siding on an older

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I was reading your answer about putting siding on an older Mobil home. Our Mobil home is non Mobil and has attachments on the right and left side of it. I would like to unify the look by adding vinal siding all 3 faces.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Dovetail Greene replied 1 year ago.

Good morning. My name's Kel. Would you expand on your question? Is your question about feasibility or how-to? You could install vinyl over the metal of a mobile home. Unless there's some sort of wooden sheathing under the metal you'd have to use heavier self-tapping screws like #10 to get enough bite, so they could resist wind load. One of the tricks will be detailing around doors and windows since the siding will project pass the finish. Will have a similar challenge at the roof. You'll need an excellent installer and be prepared to pay more than a standard vinyl installation. Does this make sense? Have I answered your question?

Expert:  Dovetail Greene replied 1 year ago.
Hello again. This's Kel. I sent you an answer to your question. If I haven't answered fully -- let me know. If I have answered would you rate the response so I can get paid?

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