Looking to install a 12 x 10 retractable awning off the back of my house to cover half of my deck 10ft wide.
Bolt awning through vinyl siding.
You can t anchor exterior features directly to the vinyl siding panels.
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Appropriate lag bolts for installation 4 long lags provided.
The final step is to set the retractable awning in the mounting brackets.
One recommendation is before installing the fasteners drill pilot holes through the cement siding with a high speed drill.
An awning installation is a home improvement project requiring strict.
Insert bolt through top and reach between fabric and hood to hold acorn nut to bolt and tighten from top.
You gave me a great idea of the test holes underneath the lip of the siding.
It is not to be used during periods of strong wind rain hail or snow.
The unique hinge design allows for easy installation without having to remove electrical receptacles and water.
This awning is intended as a protection against the sun only.
Vinyl siding is easy to penetrate but there are places you want to avoid within the profile of the siding.
You should get down to the exterior wall sheathing for a solid mount.
For siding that has two sections called ship lap there is a rib running horizontally in the middle of the piece.
Your video was fantastic as we have the old aluminum siding with the old wood siding behind it trying to find the studs is going to be a pain.
But the panels themselves aren t very thick.
Split recessed mounting block white is a low maintenance way to mount large light fixtures.
Insert the lag bolts through the mounting brackets in the holes marked as m.
Tighten them properly with the wrench.
Fasten the top first and then insert bolt through to fasten to.
Trying to place the screw through that middle rib can be awkward.
Each mounting block ensures an even and level surface for transitioning from siding to a fixture.
Instead cut a hole through the siding and affix a mounting block to the underlying sheathing or framework of the house.
The vinyl siding interlocks with itself to form a cohesive protective shell around the house.
Constructed of durable vinyl this 6 in.
Lag bolts or coarse threaded wood screws are usually specified for the installation but each awning is different.
Make sure that all the lag bolts are attached to the studs.
Be sure to follow manufacturer instructions.