Step 2 removing the siding panels.
How to cut aluminum siding window.
Most aluminum siding is nailed into place with a hammer and galvanized or aluminum 1 1 2 inch nails.
Slide one of the 2 inch wide edges under the siding at the top of the window with the opposite edge.
Watch the video if you are confused on what i mean by this.
Step 5 cutting horizontally after you place the siding around the windows and doors you want to make sure to cut through horizontally starting at the top of the siding.
The change can be remarkable and is sure to turn heads and impress your neighbors.
Also over time if you cut aluminum siding with a circular saw it may damage the blade over time.
Cut a piece of 2 by 2 inch metal flashing the width of the opening with sheet metal cutters.
Step 3 cutting the opening.
To do so i need to cut through the wall including the aged aluminum siding.
Replace interior trim with finish nails to complete the installation.
Installing aluminum siding may be the most eye catching home improvement that you can make.
Cut across the contours of the aluminum siding with a radial arm saw.
Then using the window as your guide cut the siding with your circular saw all the way around the window to reveal the nailing fin on the old aluminum window.
The third option is to cut between the side of the window frame and the edge of the siding with a metal cutting reciprocating saw which will cut through the installation flange and releasing the.
I m confident with my ability to tear a gaping hole in the wall but my wife wants to be sure that the siding doesn t look like a ragged mess after i ve plugged the hole with the new window.
Make use of a straight tin snip in cutting on the width of the aluminum siding material.
I want to add a small window to a bathroom.
Step 2 cut the width.
With a little know how and a few simple pieces of equipment.
I m not in a position to replace the siding or even just those panels because.
The siding panels then need to be removed from the wall using a siding unlock tool.
Remove the siding panels and carefully set them aside using masking tape protect the location which you are cutting the window with.
While cutting at the width of the aluminum siding make use of straight tin snips.
Be sure to work slowly in order to maintain the proper form.