I am in search of hand peeled white cedar siding. My home was built in 1985 by a contractor that is no longer in the business or reachable. I wou...
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Just looking for an opinion: Is plywood or aspenite better for flooring/roofing?Thanks
For those who helped me out with my floors THANKS! Now I have another project for the spring on my 108 year old fixxer upper. My house has old wood...
Can you or have you painted aluminum siding? If so, could you share the steps, i.e. preparation, kind of paint, etc.Thank you
My husband and I recently bought a 78 year old house with old "yankee gutters" or trough gutters. They are now leaking and we have been given 3 dif...
I live in an area prone to leaf and debris build up in my gutters. In an attempt to prevent the build up, I'm looking into installing gutter guard...
We just purchased a new home in the early fall. Over the last couple of months since the weather has gotten cold the upstairs ceiling is seperatin...
I recently had a bunch of snow blow in via my certainteed Air Vent ridge vent. It did some damage. Are the shingle over types better. Does anyone h...
My victorian home in New Brunswick,Eastern Canada has one side where the wood 1X6" clap boarding was replaced years ago by a type of wide masonite ...
I live in the Pacific Northwest, our house faces east towards the Columbia Gorge. We get lots of wind and lots of driving rain. We have a leak on...
What is wrong? Two of our five eaves vents have dirty icicles coming out of them. We have had lots of snow since Jan 1, very cold temps and icicl...
My roof "bumbs and thumps" in the night during cold spells in the winter. I believe it is the water on my roof cracking, can this damage my home?
I am interested in a slate roof system when my roof needs to be replaced in the next couple years. Which is better, real slate or one of these agg...
I recently purchased a 1927 colonial in the Boston area.The previous owner replaced the roof everywhere except over the sunroom. The sunroom has a...
In the Winter, it is very windy where we live. On the side of our house that faces the wind, the vinyl siding creaks. Many times it creaks loud e...
Does a 35 year warranted asphalt shingle have a lifespan of 35 years or is a 20 year lifespan more appropriate? I have been told that the warranty ...
Which would you recommend first on a new all metal home. Once all the steel framing is up, which would be better, install the siding or roofing first?
Is a second primer coat recomended on newly installed pre-primed masonite siding. My concern is the priming of the fasteners and any areas exposed...
Why are my roof shingles curling up and what can I do to correct or prevent any further curling? Appreciate a response.
I'm a first-time home buyer interested in purchasing a house built in 1956. It has the original wood shingle roof (not cedar). The realtor tells me...