We are having our house exterior painted, which is covered with board and batten siding. One painter told us we should caulk every batten to preve...
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We had a hail storm and several people in my area have had to have their roofs replaced. I had two companies come out and since my insurance is co...
My husband and I have purchased a home built in 1937. It's a brick center hall colonial. The porch roof appears to be covered with a silvery metall...
I was about to replace my cedar-shake siding for vinyl but after receiving various estimates, I am definitely not ready for such a big investment. ...
We have just finished a room addition and have encountered many unexpected glitches. The most recent is with our aluminum siding. We began checking...
I will be installing 5-V crimp metal roofing over my existing roof on my mobile home with a 2 in 12 roof pitch. The 5-V directions do not say to us...
I am the second owner of a 6 year old house in MI. A couple of shingles blew off during the storm last night.I have two questions for someone who ...
I am adding a metal roof over our patio. I need any information, diagrams, etc. that will help show me how to connect to the facia. I will be usi...
After a very nice storm 2 nights ago, I come home to find a wet spot above my fireplace right at the crease where the wall and ceiling meet. The w...
I'm trying to find the best type of roof for my house. I live in Vancouver B.C. where the weather is mild in the winter with the occasional snow fa...
I will be residing my house this summer. Last year I got some quote from different people and they all wanted extremely too much. One of the contra...
What is the drop per foot on a gutter for proper drainage? Also what can I do to prevent or at least slow down the deluge of water that comes off t...
I will soon replace a Woodruff roof. The Woodruff is nailed to slats. My question concerns putting in the sheathing. I have noticed that one met...
How does one bleach cedar shingles so that all are the same color,ie grey. I have added new shingles(eastern white,2nd clear) to a building with ol...
i am planning on installing a steel roof and was wondering how it is done on an existing shingle roof. any help
im residing my house this summer. my extrior walls are 2X4 and i am thinking of putting up 1" shiplap sm R5 syrofoam on the exterior so i can get ...
My complete roof will need to be replaced in the next few years….meaning rafters, sheathing, and all. So I was thinking of raising the pitch a litt...
I'm really having a problem locating red roll roofing. Someone suggested red slate ~ but that would be way too heavy to put on my old farmhouse. ...