Pictures of How to Cut Vinyl Siding
Using Shears to cut Vinyl Siding
For short or small cuts on vinyl siding shears can be used. shears are also good to use for cutting out holes for electrical fixtures such as a lamp or wall electrical outlet.
Cutting Vinyl Siding with Tin Snips
Tin snips can be used to cut vinyl siding around window and door frames.
Cut Vinyl Siding with a Utility Knife
For long cuts on vinyl siding a utility knife and straight edge should be used. Score the vinyl siding with the knife and then using your hands bend and break the vinyl siding at scored edge.
Cutting Vinyl Siding with a Circular Saw
To keep the edges square a jig and circular saw can be used. Install the blade backwards on the saw for a nice clean cut. This is better than free-hand cutting with snips for a finished look.
Diagonal Vinyl Siding Cuts
With a jig vinyl siding can be cut diagonally.
Vinyl Siding Cutting Jig
Jig for Cutting Vinyl Siding