Is there an alternative to putting up rain gutters? We poured the sidewalk and forgot to dig in a drainage tube. Thanks
COMMUNITY FORUM: ROOFING & SIDING
I'm thinking about adding roof tie downs to my house. My house already has the standard tie downs as required by code. I'm not sure if what I wan...
I am requesting information on how to construct the roof framing over a bay window which ties into an existing roof. With 8 in 12 pitch. email ad...
I have a house built in the 40's or there abouts, it is sided with a product called Glumac siding, manufactured by a comapany called perma products...
I need to replace a roof due to hail damage.The roof currently has a grey shingle.We have decided that a charcoal gray (almost black) shingle would...
how do I properly remove paint from my 1880 clabboard siding and the proper method of repainting? any good resource books or websites?
I just purchased a house that has gray soffits. The soffit color does not go well with the color of the roof. Is there anyway that these can be p...
We have asbestos shingle siding. It is actually in good shape and we are thinking of painting it in the fall. I have no desire to remove and dispos...
I am about to start wrapping the exterior of a small house I am building in Long Island. A contractor I consulted with on the job said that using f...
I saw a commercial by Bob Vila in regards to a foil type film on roof sheathing to cut heat gain in attic. Does anyone know or used this product yet?
My Husband and I bought a old mobile home to live in while we build our new home. It has a bad leak in the back of the home so bad that we are goi...
The challenge is waterproofing: I wish to lay tile on a flat roof for a roof terrace. Now there is a flat metal pan onto which I wish to lay backer...
Had some roofing contractors, who specialize in comp, say that the fire retardant on shake roof, required in California, cuts life expectancy of ro...
We have just bought an 80 year old brick house. Over the years brick has been replaced and does not match the color of the original brick. With o...
I cleaned and sealed my deck this past weekend, using a Honey Gold stain from Olympic (Olympia?). I managed to get stain on my white vinyl siding a...
My roof is 5 years old and I've noticed many of the shingles are curling around the edges.Does this mean a new roof or is it somethingthat can be f...
I had a contractor come out yesterday to give me an estimate on my house. The house is 1212 sq. ft. and the garage is 297 sq. ft.He wanted to charg...
We live in a small house on a lake in East Texas. We chose to put 1x12 cedar bat and board siding with 1x2 seams. We want an old barn look. We d...
I recently purchased a single-story duplex built in 1951. I will be living in one side, while the other side of the duplex is an occupied rental u...
I am doing some work on an old warehouse roof and we are considering increasing the dimensions of the roof (adding an extension to the building). B...