Tip of the Week: How to Cut Insulated Siding

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PFT installation expert Jared explains the right way to cut insulated vinyl siding.

Typical vinyl siding is cut using either vinyl snips or a circular saw. Insulated vinyl siding must be┬áto be cut with a circular saw, and today we’re going to show you how to do that.

There are two different blades you can use in your circular saw to cut insulated vinyl siding. The first is a vinyl siding blade, or you can use a plywood blade used backwards. Remember, if using a plywood blade, you must reverse it from the original direction in your circular saw. This helps prevent chipping and cracking the vinyl siding.

 

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