30 Mar '12, 2pm

Green Building Q&A: Why is my vinyl siding melting on the side of my house?

The north side of my house is approx 20 yards from a neighboring house which has a 2nd story window. Vinyl is warped and has a melting appearance behind the outside HVAC unit. The chimney for the pre-fab propane fireplace is also in this area and some of the vinyl on the built in chimney is warped. There is a seldom used blacktop parking pad between the two houses which is approximately 3 to 5 feet from my house. Could the damage be caused by a sun reflection from the neighboring house and what can be done to prevent it from my side?

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