We have an 80 yr old wood lap sided house. The previous owners painted the summer before we moved in (1 1/2 yrs ago, did it themselves). Now 6 mo...
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My alum siding has faded and bled onto the brick. How can I get that white powdery substance off? And can I or should I repaint the siding?
Ok, so I have another siding company in and the guy tells me he is just starting up his company. He has been doing siding for 20 years and can do m...
I had Velux sky lites put in my new family room in my past home. I now live at the shore and I would like to have Velux sky lites installed in my e...
Does anyone know where in the Ct. area I can get Grace ice and water shield? Thanx for any help.
How would you insulate a walk-in bay window?At present time, if you put your hand near the window, it is as if you put your hand outside in the 10 ...
This winter rust stains appeared on our 2-yr. old asphalt roof and we don't know if it came from our chimney cap or a powder soot product used on o...
Hi - I am in the process of getting a new roof. My existing decking was 1 by 6 boards, and some of them had to be replaced. The roofers replaced t...
I am building a cover for my moble home and outside deck. Are there any materials I can cover with to help deflect the sun and heat off? thank you
I am building a new house. The roofer did not install a drip edge along the roof before laying the felt and shingles. In addition, the shingles o...
I am contracting with a roofer to rip off a 3 layer roof and the spacer board old construction and replacing with sheating and shingles. However, ...
I am converting a 1797 English barn into living space and would like the deep-dark-rich-red of the old red cedar sided barns. I notice some people...
I am restaining my cedar sided house with a transparent clove brown stain (Olympic). What is an appropriate contrasting color for my windows, fasic...
I'm embroiled in a losing battle of protecting my cedar side home from woodpeckers and nuthatches. Short of hiring the Terminator to stand guard......
I have an old home that was sided with Johns-Manville "Royal Rock Shakes". It has been determined that these contain asbestos. We want to paint the...
I recently bought a house with cement roofing tiles. They are about 1 ft sq. each. The roof may be 60-70 years old, in a midwest climate. My fir...
I have been searching for information on prodcuts to use to paint my metal roof on my 37 year old barn roof. I just moved into this new house. Barn...
I am about to extend a room in my house. My exterior wall is stucco but I have noticed that under the stucco is not plywood sheathing but somethin...
I need to put on new shingles and it will be a tear-off job since there are least two layers now.My question is, living in central Minnesota, which...