Remove the nails within the nook cap.
Score down the broken lap siding with a utility knife.
Remove the nails on the lap board then use the claw of the hammer to separate the board down the middle (Image 1).
Once all of the nails are faraway from the adjoining board, the broken one ought to simply pull out.
Take the alternative board, match it in place (Image 2) and nail it in with a hammer utilizing galvanized nails. Be positive to nail into the present holes on the adjoining siding. Nail straight down on the alternative board with a view to hit studs. Fill within the nail holes.