How do you replace rotten wood under vinyl siding?

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There are 2 areas where the vinyl siding came loose and upon checking, some of the exterior wood under the siding is rotten.

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  • WildFlower WildFlower on Mar 12, 2019

    You have to completely remove the vinyl siding and replace all the rotten wood. Other wise you will continue to have problems which can lead to more problems. See if you can find a match for your vinyl siding..

  • William William on Mar 12, 2019

    I agree with Wildflower. The siding would need to be removed out further beyond the rotted wood. Replace all the rotted wood and replace the siding.

  • Pat Russell Pat Russell on Mar 12, 2019

    Hi, Johnny: Wow, what a problem! I think you could use some professional advice on this; not sure it is a "do it yourself" type problem. The vinyl siding was not secured properly and allowed moisture to seep through. Good luck.

  • Oliva Oliva on Mar 18, 2019

    If you power wash siding and water gets under the siding, it will cause rot. You will need to thoroughly inspect all areas for damage and replace.