I recently had my roof "professionally" replaced on my brick, saltbox style house with attached garage. They installed flashing above the shingles ...
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I was curious if there was a good way to fill the knot holes in cedar siding. I have a clear finish on the siding, so any "plug" would have to mat...
Is there an economical way to do it? Here's the situation:We are buying a 100 year old house with a large extension built on the back of the origin...
I want to cut a hole in exterior stucco to install a room air conditioner. To cut thru the wire mesh, should I use a sawsall, or wire cutters
We have just finalised an offer on a house wich has huge amounts of cedar siding all around the house. The house was recently redone (6 months)and...
Vinyl, aluminum, steel...which of these is best? I know vinyl is probably less expensive but I have heard it fades easily and will crack when it i...
Hi Im in contract and had a home inspection done the report found the pitched roof which is strip shingle needed attention because several areas...
I currently have a cape cod style house with a gable roof with no overhang at all. The roof line ends very abruptly at the wall. Is there any way...
My gutter straps on re-sheathed porch roof are blocking installation . Do I snip 2" flashing to fit around it?THANKS
I'm putting asphalt shingles on my new shed and I am not sure how to finish the last row. The roof is flat with a pitch front to back. I'm down t...
I have a 115-year old building that had plaster and lathe over rough cut 2x12 ceiling joists. After removing the plaster and lathe, I have found t...
We have been given the option, at exactly the same cost, to reside the three gables on our 100 year-old home with vinyl shakes, such as Nailite or ...
I have a home with cedar siding. We used penefin as a finish and are very happy with it to date...However, my wifes male cat has sprayed in several...
My new addition is leaking water out of the top of the closet door frame. The roof does not appear to be leaking. The cedar boards under the eave...
Hello, Got a question on making a deck watertight. We have a basement under a deck. I want this to shed water and be weathertight. My intial th...
I have a propanel roof that has suffered several tears in the valleys from snow and ice buildup. The tears are the result of snow on a 31 foot 45 d...
Any good ideas on how to find studs through hardiplank siding? ANy scanners that will work through the hardiplank?
I'm about to close on home that has cedar shake siding. The home inspector recommends that the siding be cleaned and sealed. One contractor recom...
I have a slate roof on my English cottage style house( built in 1923) and I have two questions.1. Why were the slates covered with asbestos ?2. The...
What's the story with gutter guards? Gutter companies say it is good to put gutter guards (plastic or metal nets, or the solid metal lips that let ...