I have a tudor cottage with a slate roof that is not vented anywhere. The roof seems to be in good condition but I want to finish off the attic. I ...
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I am having a new home built. I'm trying to decide between having hardiplank or stucco put on the side and back exteriors. What are the pro and c...
I am looking for vinyl soffit that comes in either 8 foot or 16 foot lengths. I have a porch cieling that is just under 8 foot wide and can only fi...
Just starting building our new home and a local builder mentioned that he had heard about problems with Hardiplank siding. Was not sure what the p...
I will be installing vinyl siding to my home in the spring and I would like to educate myself on the subject. Are there any resources available th...
I am getting ready to build a house. I had a house with a ridge vent and loved it. The vent kept the attic much cooler in the summer.After readin...
The stucco on our house is cracked and you can see where the blocks are. What should we do to remedy the problem? Put more stucco on? Or put vinyl on?
Our home has contemporary exterior -- cedar siding with an inverted peak roof (v-shaped) with deep valley in center. It has the same roof on house...
Dear members: Just bought some investment property and I will like to put siding over existing cement. Just don't like the texture applied to ...
Are ridge vents necessary if I already have soffit vents and 2 gable vents, one with an attic fan that goes on when the temperature rises?Thanks
I am planing on reroofing my house. I have been told that, going over my old roof will cut the life of the new one. Is that true? I'm useing, archi...
HELP! We had a porch abutted up to our home. We had a tin roof on. It leaked at the junction of the house and the porch. We are closing in the po...
Can someone tell me the proper way to finish the upper edge of a shed (sloped) roof? Do you put drip edging over the shingles? Thanks
we are buying a home. The home inspector said the "strong backs" in the attic do not go all the way to the exterior walls and therfore one of the ...
We have a 1946 Cape with an asphalt roof, master bdrm on first floor with second floor above. During heavy, driving rain only, we have a water lea...
I have a wood roof that has moss growing on it. I bought the house, and knew this was some thing I was going to have to deal with. Is thre a cemica...
After new roof & new chimney leaks continue. Roofer & mason are stumped. Chimney coated with 3 coats of sealer and tar on top. Roofer used aluminum...
Can a roof be installed in the cold weather?The people doing our roof said they will be starting this week? It's February and 34 degrees out. Is ...