I have an old home that was sided with Johns-Manville "Royal Rock Shakes". It has been determined that these contain asbestos. We want to paint the...
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I recently bought a house with cement roofing tiles. They are about 1 ft sq. each. The roof may be 60-70 years old, in a midwest climate. My fir...
I have been searching for information on prodcuts to use to paint my metal roof on my 37 year old barn roof. I just moved into this new house. Barn...
I am about to extend a room in my house. My exterior wall is stucco but I have noticed that under the stucco is not plywood sheathing but somethin...
I need to put on new shingles and it will be a tear-off job since there are least two layers now.My question is, living in central Minnesota, which...
Hi all. Just found out the hard way that I have another roof leak. Found some clothes wet in the closet and thought the wife put them away wet. ...
i just retired from the marine corps, and i moved back in to my parents house, which i inherited. It hasnt been lived in for a long time, and is a...
HiI have a patio ceiling that is pretty much completely protected from the elements. Typical Arizona stucco house, patio is inset 1 ft in and 2 ft ...
I am running a vent pipe up through an existing metal roof. What is the best way to seal and paint the hole once I'm done.Thanks!
Putting on my first metal roof. Made the mistake of leaving stack of metal out in the rain and now their are white oxydization rings where water wa...
I have a problem with a darkish liquid dripping dowm from some portions of my siding. It looks like it could be tar like substance. It appears to...
I have a tudor cottage with a slate roof that is not vented anywhere. The roof seems to be in good condition but I want to finish off the attic. I ...
I am having a new home built. I'm trying to decide between having hardiplank or stucco put on the side and back exteriors. What are the pro and c...
I am looking for vinyl soffit that comes in either 8 foot or 16 foot lengths. I have a porch cieling that is just under 8 foot wide and can only fi...
I will be installing vinyl siding to my home in the spring and I would like to educate myself on the subject. Are there any resources available th...
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...
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?