Step 6: Cut the stubborn nails

If the top nails won't budge, slip a hacksaw blade under the siding and cut them flush with the sheathing. Orient the blade's teeth to cut on the push stroke to reduce vibration and the risk of cracking the wood.
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    Tools List

    • utility knife
      Utility knife
    • flat prybar
      Pry bar
    • hammer
    • hacksaw blade
      Hacksaw blade
    • hand saw
    • caulk gun
      Caulk gun

    Shopping List

    1. Replacement Clapboard (see Overview)

    2. Acrylic Latex Caulk

    3. 7d Stainless Steel Ring-Shank Siding Nails