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How do you attach brackets to vinyl siding?
Last Updated: 28th April, 2020
- Find a vinyl surface mounting block at a hardware supply store.
- Use the electric drill to predrill screw holes into the mounting block.
- Drill holes into the vinyl siding in the premarked locations.
- Match the holes on the flag bracket and the mounting block to the predrilled holes.
- Insert the flag pole into the bracket.
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Keeping this in consideration, how do you hang something heavy on vinyl siding?
Siding Hooks The easiest and safest way to hang something from vinyl siding is to use a siding hook. It slips into the groove between adjoining slats, and once it clicks into place, you can hang items as heavy as 12 pounds.
Beside above, can you mount a TV on vinyl siding? Bolt two 2x4s horizontally to the wall studs on top of the vinyl siding using lag bolts. You could put a few washers on the lag bolts underneath the 2x4 if you wanted spacers to keep from crushing the vinyl. Then bolt the tv mount to the 2x4s. not on Vinyl but on wood.
Also to know, is it OK to drill into vinyl siding?
No matter which screw you buy, make sure it is a Phillips head screw because they are the easiest to use. Obviously, you want to be safe when climbing ladders to drill into the siding. Vinyl siding is easy to penetrate, but there are places you want to avoid within the profile of the siding.
How do you hang things on vinyl siding without nails?
Fortunately, there are several methods that you can use to hang decorations on the side of your house that do not create any holes in your siding. Hang a vinyl siding hook on your house. This is the most efficient method. Slip the top of the hook underneath a piece of siding and wiggle it until it "snaps" into place.