I am researching what decking material I should use on a new home. Seems to be good and bad on plywood and OSB. I have read the GP Web site on thei...
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Hello! I have a wet basement & stone foundation (100+ yrs). I was told I need oversized downspouts and that they'll need to cut back my roof fo...
we were trying to find color lock siding for our home. We live in the Martinsburg area. Can you help?
I have just bought a home that has Masonite siding. We noticed that some of the seams are starting to swell. Should we just cut out the section tha...
We found the perfect location, but are not crazy about the look of a log home on the property. Are there any drawbacks to installing fiber cement ...
Hi! First-time home buyer here. Saw a house I really loved, but suspect it has unsealed asbestos or cement board siding. The home was bui...
I am adding to a 60+ year old house. My contractor is strongly encouraging me to go with gabbled roof on the addition. The original part of the hou...
I have ice sickles forming between the gutters and the wrapping and soffit. There is also water dripping through the soffit bleed holes as well a...
I have come across vertical and 4x8 sheets of wood siding that is warped. Other than direct sunlight, is there any other cause for this?
My house was replanked mid-summer. The paint is peeling, perhaps separating is a better word, along the joint line between the hardi and the subfa...
I bought an old house in June that was re-done except the original 2x4's that stayed. I have brand new siding, and just yesterday noticed brown dri...
I recently discovered my 15 yr + roof is Masonite. Living in CO (relatively no humidity) I've had no problem with the roof. The edges are startin...
Hello, I am DESPERATELY looking for advice, please help me determine what needs to be done to get my new bought red cedar home in tip-top shape. T...
We live on an island in the Northeast and have a lot of moss and lichen on our wood shingle roof. I am looking for an effective, environmentally-f...
Could you tell me what to do about black roof stain. Never had it before and a lot of houses seem to have it this year. Luckily we do not have a ...
It appears my fairly new house has no chimney flashing! Is there a way to apply flashing over the asphalt roofing that is still good? What is the...
I have a post and beam house built in 1977. There is a 30’x40’ shed roof (not too bad to walk on). A leak has caused a 10’ x 10’ area of damage, on...
i want to install new roofing on 4/12 pitch roof aprox 8 sq. and have heard of a tvex type cover that can be used in place of roofing felt does any...
What is recommended for painting engineered siding? At least I hope this is the type of siding I have. It looks like fibers on the inside yet has a...