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Vinyl Siding Will Warp From a Hot BBQ Grill

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Summer is perfect for BBQ grills, but vinyl siding is not. Vinyl siding is made from organic materials and can melt when exposed to a significant heat source. Therefore, an outdoor BBQ should be placed a minimum of three feet from any vinyl-sided wall.

I recall occasions that a homeowner would phone in about a warranty claim for their vinyl siding warping. Upon inspection, noting that the severely warped area was approximately 3′ wide and 2′ high and 4′ above the deck and patio, it is clear that the cause was a hot BBQ placed too close. Continue reading