I would really welcome Home improvement suggestions for our owner occupied 90 year old multifamily home. We need to paint the 8 inch clapboards and...
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I have gone through 4 contractors and most of my money just redoing the same work over and over that was done incorrectly. Can you please let me...
my home was built in 97, i am recently enclosing the carport and have had problems finding the vinyl siding to match. i don't know who produced the...
We had a leak in my home. It damaged the kitchen cabinets on the outside wall. Two plumbers said it was the pipe from the upstairs bath. The ins...
Planning on using cedar t & g on cedar rafters and then a layer of OSB and then a rubber rough for a porch roof. Should there be a separation layer...
We purchased an older home last fall. The roof is 2 year old shingles and the siding is white vinyl, in pretty good shape. This winter, we got wh...
I have repurposed some old corrugated aluminum siding for my WaterShed. However it looks old and tarnished and not at all interesting. Id like to...
I know that one of the ways to keep the coursed lined up and to speed up installation of cedar shingles used as siding is to use a ledger board. I...
I recently purchased a home in Georgia in which a porch was converted into a den. There was plywood inside for walls that I pulled off to put sheet...
My husband and I have a 3 story victorian from 1880 with a main fireplace in the center of the house that has 3 flues with clay tile liners. We've ...
Is it undesirable to install new asphalt tiles on the roof when the temperature falls below 40 degrees?
I have a contractor that has recommended to use modified bitumen rolls to fill in the complete length of my old built in gutters which leak in seve...
We are considering replacing the aluminum siding and insulating our house. What insulation should we use and what siding?
I am looking at replacing the flat roof on an apartment building. It will be modified bitumen. How much insulation is needed? I have quotes for ...
55yr. old oak fell on our 60 yr. old brick home, went thru roof and ceiling. With repairs 99% done, roof is sagging for the 3rd time on the heavil...
i recently remodeled an entire ranch house in northern ny, sprayfoamed all extierior wall and rim joists. r40 in the entire attic and installed pro...
I am currently building a 640 sq ft cabin off the grid and looking to do a metal roof. The average snowfall is 600inches a year. What recommendatio...
Hi, Our home is in need of the discontinued Westile Series 1000 Concrete Roof Tiles - Gray in color. If you have any ideas on where I could obtain...
Is it possible to rebuild the lower portion of a brick veneer wall, without taking the entire wall down?
We have a 2 story home, built in 1900, that is veneered with brick (full size with wall cavity). One of the walls has bulged in a 20' wide x 8' tal...
I have architectural shingles on my roof and one is broken. The "tooth" like section of the top layer ripped horizontally across. The bottom layer ...