Standard Practice for Installation of Rigid Poly Vinyl Chloride, (PVC) Siding and Soffit


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1.1 This practice covers the basic requirements for and the methods of installation of rigid vinyl siding, soffits, and accessories on the exterior wall and soffit areas of buildings. In all applications, refer also to the specific manufacturer's installation instructions and the requirements of applicable building codes.

1.2 This practice covers aspects of installation relating to effectiveness and durability in service.

1.3 The various application systems are located in the following sections of this practice:

Substrate, Surface Preparation

Section 8

Application of Horizontal Siding

Section 9

Application of Vertical Siding

Section 10

Application of Soffits and Fascia

Section 11

Special Details

Section 12

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are providefor information only and are not considered standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


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