1.1 This practice covers the minimum requirements for and the methods of installation of rigid vinyl siding, soffits, and accessories on the exterior wall and soffit areas of buildings. In all applications, refer also to the specific manufacturer's instructions for installation.
1.2 This practice covers aspects of installation relating to effectiveness and durability in service.
1.3 The various application systems are located in the following sections of this practice:
|Section 8: Substrate, Surface Preparation|
|Section 9: Application of Horizontal Siding|
|Section 10: Application of Vertical Siding|
|Section 11: Application of Soffits|
|Section 12: Special Details|
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.
Note 1—There are no ISO standards covering the subject matter of this practice.
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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