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...
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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...
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 ...
My new gutters, which are smaller, leak from end to end, leaving icicles between the gutter & my house & in one place I have a leak IN the house. ...
When it snows w/ 20+mph winds, I am getting some snow in my attic (north end of house). According to my builder (house is only 9 months old) the sn...
we have an old house that has a flat roof. The original roof was tar and gravel. A Durolast roof ( some rubber-like material)was installed on top o...
Has anyone seen this? I bought a one story ranch house that had the rood redone recently. Today I was in the crawlspace checking insulation and jus...
A leak has develope over our front porch, shich has a roof of low pitch. An old house, the roof decking is tongue and groove--I forget the thicknes...
I am building a home out on the north shore of Long Island (NY). I would like to stucco the house and need some help deciding between using the fo...