The exterior of my 1916 frame construction house is stucco over lath and roofing felt; there is no wood sheathing layer underneath, as there would ...
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The walls of the house will have to be strapped. At what spacing do I install the strapping? and do I need plywood on the strapping under the siding?
Hi I want to put vinly over old shingles I need to know how do I know if they are absetos? And how do I know if it is legal to cover over. I figure...
Hi,I've a question on roof pitch. In building a single story house, can the roof pitch be altered to be steep enough to have a tall roof? Or does t...
Hello:I have a cedar shingle roof that is 5 years old. Recently a company approached me about them applying a treatment to the shingles that sup...
Hi,I would like to know if I could use a 7/16" thick OSB wafer board for the roof. If not, what do you recommend?Thank you
I am having my roof replaced due to hail damage. The roofer is suggesting to put in ridge vents vs the turbines that are on the existing roof. The ...
We live in a 21 yo redwood house that had one coat of stain when it was built and an awful paint job 10+ years ago. This God-awful paint job is be...
HiI was wondering if I should put the shingles on a roof when the tar paper is wet? Where I live we have a rain every afternoon. Would it be bett...
I bought an old duplex to rehab and it has asbestos shingle siding. A few are broken or missing. I know you can't get asbestos shingles anymore but...
My husband is going to re-roof the house over his vacation. The roof is over 30 years old and has one visible leak into our bathroom. I'm looking...
Apparently cedar siding has become very expensive and we have been told by a salesperson that cypress is of equal value so---- for a lot less money...
I am replacing a portion of 6" channel cedar on my painted house. I am wondering if it is better (or ok) to use decking screws. Or should I only ...
Hello everyone, my husband and I have just bought a great 1920s colonial. Only one main improvement job--getting rid of the very baby-blue vinyl s...
We have an approximately 80 yr old house with wood lap siding. No gutters were ever installed (we will be fixing that). Since there are no gutter...
I have 6" channel siding around my 20 year old home. the south side that has absolutely no shade has weathered severely in the middle portion. A ...
I'm currently remodeling my house. Last week I noticed three of my siding panels were damaged. I went ahead and removed one to see if I could find ...
How do I build a deck on a flat rubber roof without damaging the roof?
One more question. I'm looking for recommendations for affordable and reliable professional roofers and house painters in the Central Ma area. Th...
I was wondering if anyone could give me an idea of how much I should expect to pay to have a professional roofer, reshingle my gambrel style home w...