In a programme showed here in the UK a few weeks back, Bob looked at an alternative "tile" for a roofing project. It wasn't your usual slate or con...
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I need advice on improving my old-house roof problems. My house has 2x4 roof construction and a dormer area has partial reflected (i.e. sloped ) ce...
Recently, we had damage to our siding on both sides of the house where there was buckling and panels were loose. After waiting forever for our cont...
I am in the process of putting rain gutters on my house and I'm having trouble figuring out how to place these around my bay window. I can't find ...
I love the look but I fear that they will be very labor intensive. These are not the cedar shakes but the flat cedar shingles. The installer is tel...
The top supports for my eave overhang were not installed prior to roofing. This has caused a roof sag on the ends. The soffit has not yet been inst...
Has anyone heard of a newer and less expensive alternative to Hot Tar and pebbles for a roof in the NorthEastern US with a pitch of 2:12? Also is t...
Hi,What's the best roofing material for low pitch roof? I am getting varying quotes from contractors. ThanksHD
My husband and I are thinking about purchasing an older home in Illinois that has aluminum siding which is not in good shape. If we wanted to repl...
We are in the process of selecting options for a new house and I wanted to get some thoughts about Brick versus Vinyl Siding. Is there any real be...
i bought an old house with small, decorative tin shingle roof on it....the house does not leak, but the tins are beginning to rust and need paintin...
I have an ice dam problem on my slow pitched roof and wanted some feedback. Since it is winter and I can't get a new roof until it gets warmer I ne...
I recently had a 6,000 sq foot house built and moved into it in June 00...I live in NJ which just had a major snow storm..Tons of snow is on my roo...
I am trying to sell my house. The house has cedar shingle siding. My large dog had an affinity for the siding and ate a considerable amount of i...
I am currently finishing my carpentry apprentiship and am having a lot of trouble with the following question... What is the purpose of a backing b...
I used to have a house with flat roof. if and when I got a leak I just used tar and associated materials. now I just bought a house with a slent sh...
Hi,I would like to "plaster" over an exterior brick wall with cement to get a uniform look but have been advised that the brick needs to breathe an...
After 84 straight days of no rain, we are now receiving rain about every other day. Now we have been faced with a small problem - water coming int...