For extra strength, you can also squirt a little caulk on the back of the vinyl siding patch before fitting in place. To repair vinyl siding, fill in minor imperfections with caulk, and then paint it to match the rest of the siding once it cures. Wait several days or as long as recommended in the directions for the caulk to harden and cure.
How to Repair Vinyl Siding
The installation starts at the bottom of the wall and finishes at the top. This part will connect to the panel below the replacement with your zip tool later. Always work from end to end when removing a panel.
Wedge the tip, with the curved portion pointing back toward you, under the edge of the siding piece above the damaged section. Use the zip tool as necessary to hook the bottom edge in place. Spread caulk on the back of the trim and snap in place.