We just bought a brand new house, newly constructed. We've noticed that on
windy days the vinyl siding on the house is exceptionally loud and squeaky
inside the house. Under the Siding, there is Tyvex and standard 3/4 wood
What would cause this to happen ?
How can it be fixed ?
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That's they way it works. You can't secure vinyl siding tightly because
it needs to be able to expand and contract with temperature changes.
There are different grades, some thicker or a different shape (more
complex profile) that tend to be stiffer and quieter.
Vinyl is inexpensive and has a long carefree life, but it is not
Didn't the real estate person explain that the noise is "character?"
Seriously, vinyl siding should be attached loose to allow for
expansion/contraction. My Al-frame screen windows sometimes rattle in
the middle of a windy night. You could do some landscaping to create
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