Mitten Vinyl Australia recommends installation by a professional, however many customers do their own installation with excellent results. It is extremely important to follow the special instructions provided for vinyl cladding – email here for a detailed set of instructions, and see our Fact Sheets for Important Installation Tips.
Mitten Vinyl insulated cladding is designed to be installed over existing fibro or timber, which provides the underlay required by Australian Standards for correct installation of Type B cladding. The existing material also assists with increasing the insulation value of the cladding. See our Fact Sheets for more information on installation and R value.
Yes, providing an underlay is installed over the frame to meet Australian Standards. For new installation over framework, see the Important Installation Instructions at our Fact Sheets. See the Gallery for examples of new projects using Mitten Vinyl Cladding.
Vinyl cladding only requires periodic washing with mild soap and water to retain its new appearance. This is recommended once a year for best results.