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...
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I am putting an addition on my house which currently has 3/4 x 6 lap ceder siding. I cannot get new 3/4 x 6 lap ceder siding to match old siding a...
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. ...
We are in the process of replacing the roof of our detached garage. I would like to weave the shingles in the valleys to avoid putting flashing in...
I am getting conflicting stories on the kind of roof I need. Steel or 50 year Architectual 110 mile asphalt.I live in a very high wind area, with c...
I've just purchased an 1830-1860's farm house in Montpelier VT,("needs work" is an understatement) and I think I need to start by replacing the roo...
I live in the Kansas City area. The house was build in the early 1960's. The siding is 4x8 glued particle board. It does not hold paint. It comes o...
I am going to have the roof re-shingled with an architectural or laminated product. I have quotes from several roofers that can do GAF Timberline, ...
I am in the process of buying a home with Asbestos Cement roofing tiles. The realator suggests replacing the tiles but there is no signs of leakin...
I have been offered 2 different siding products at approximately the same price. Royal Woodland comes in 20 foot lengths which means there are abou...
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...
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?