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New eBook? Maybe. Homeowner’s Guide to Buying Vinyl Siding Installation Like a PRO!

Buying Vinyl Siding Installation Like a PRO! ???  You have our attention!

Homeowners are being asked if they would like inside information about buying vinyl siding released via an eBook.  The proposed book from the desk of Robert Bury (the founder of Siding4u, Contractors With Integrity & the soon to be released eSiding network).  Robert Bury (the author) has spent the better part of the past 25 years educating homeowner’s about vinyl siding, it’s benefits and how to get it without paying too much.

“I’ve reached a lot of people so far but there are still homeowners paying way too much and to companies that honestly don’t deserve the business, in my opinion.  In this book I’ve honed the whole process down to it’s core steps and procedures plus I’ve added several things people won’t find elsewhere online.” ~ Robert Bury

When asked why Robert doesn’t just release this information online he said, “Several companies don’t want this information out there.  And we’ve been attacked before and didn’t have the capital to defend ourselves, it almost destroyed our efforts.  This time we need to be prepared.  Some of these companies are not happy about losing sales to honest contractors and when you are talking about homeowners paying 2 to 3 times what the honest contractors get, we’re talking about big big money because we’re talking about 100’s to 1,000’s of homeowners not going with the charming and ‘seems-like-a-nice-guy’ crooked companies.”

So this is kind of a different twist – this book may never be released, unless enough people speak up and say they want it.  You can read more and cast your vote here.

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How Much Does Siding a House Cost?

vinyl siding on a house

House Siding

As many House Siding consumers have discovered you can pay a lot of siding BUT you really don’t have to if you know what to do. If I told you that some homeowners have easily paid double what they could have for siding on their home, would you believe me? And what if those people got sub-standard installations with lower quality products to boot … would you think I was exaggerating? Well the unfortunate answer is – it’s all true. But it doesn’t have to be for you and I’m going to give you the inside information you need to get deal when you are ready to put siding on your home.

Q): So How Much is House Siding Supposed to Cost?
A): much much less than you might expect.

10 Steps to Getting the Best House Siding Deal

note: the best deal isn’t always the lowest siding cost
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7 Steps to Saving BIG on Vinyl Siding

the Save On Siding™ system

Helping homeowners save on Vinyl Siding has always been one of our primary purposes for being online. NOW we have honed all of our knowledge, tools & inside information into an easy to follow system of 7 specific steps.

“If YOU were an ex-siding contractor, these are the exact steps you would take to save the most on siding… plus we give you additional inside information to ensure your success… I wanted to design a step by step procedure that anyone to could follow but was advanced enough to ensure that each potential siding consumer could shop like a pro and get the best deal possible for exactly what they want.”
~ Siding4u.com Founder, Robert Bury

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Picking The RIGHT Siding Contractor FOR YOU

Who's the RIGHT Siding Contractor for you?

Picking a siding contractor can be a daunting task but if you follow some basic guidelines you dramatically increase your odds of picking the right one – the first time.

So what do we know?

We know everybody is different (thankfully) and every home has it’s own unique needs and every siding company / siding contractor is at least slightly different.

We know there are good contractors, not so good contractors and down right (being nice here) mis-guided contractors… all waiting to “help you.”

… and thankfully …

We know there IS the RIGHT SIDING CONTRACTOR out there waiting for you with the right products at the right price… just for you.  And we’re going to help you find him or her!

Selecting a Siding Contractor Check List:
click each for a detailed description

  1. Are they legal to do work on your home?
  2. Get references and CHECK THEM.
  3. Get at least 3 to 4 WRITTEN estimates.
  4. Compare estimates and consider compare apples to apples.
  5. Follow your GUT!

To see this checklist explained in detail see our: Selecting a Quality Siding and Window Company page.

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Cleaning Vinyl Siding with a Pressure Washer

YES, believe it or not… vinyl siding does need to be cleaned periodically!

Typically vinyl siding needs to be cleaned once per year to keep your siding looking great.
The video below shows you some basics on cleaning your vinyl siding with a pressure washer AND gives some great tips.

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Replacing Vinyl Siding

DIY Video on How To Replace Vinyl Siding after it has been melted by a Barbecue.

If you have melted your vinyl siding by placing a barbeque too close to your house don’t feel bad… it’s pretty common. Most reputable siding contractors should give you the BBQ and weed eater talk.

The video below actually has a lot of really good information and “visually” shows you the process of replacing damaged vinyl siding.  We’d like to add that most vinyl siding expands and contracts 1/4 inch per 12 feet and that is the “typical” minimum amount of movement the vinyl siding panel is required to have.

Great Job Dominick DIY… keep up the good work!

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Vinyl Siding Tip: How to Attach Stuff to Vinyl Siding

So you’ve got vinyl siding and you’d like to attach something to it without causing some potentially big issues.

…well here’s what the experts do…

Rule #1) Allow For Movement!

I can’t stress this enough, you must allow vinyl siding to move BECAUSE it typically expands and contracts 1/4″ (one quarter inch) per 12′ (twelve feet).  If you don’t allow vinyl siding to move it will most likely buckle and warp under the pressure.
So MAKE SURE the vinyl siding can slide back and forth at least 1/4″ in all areas. (continue reading…)

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