In the UK they use patination oil on lead flashing, I cannot seem to find any in Canada or the USA. What will work in its place?
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I think our builder is having a hard time with the design he came up with. The new porch roof comes to within 4-7 inches of the old house wall on t...
Having recently got a pellet stove, I found the ash let out from the exterior vent has stained my white aluminum siding. Dish detergent, also Lysol...
Im planning on installing rafter ties in my 1952 cinder block home. It has no rafter ties at all. Every time Im in the attic and look around, I won...
Hello...I have a metal shingle roof (it looks like the Mediterranean terra cotta - don't know what they're called) and there's years of sap build u...
As you can see water appears to be wicking up the stucco wall. There is no downspout. The area is under an overhang so never gets direct rain fall...
Does anyone have any experience with a product called Multi-Gard R-20?I was looking at its purported virtues. All I can find are sites that sell t...
Well, here's another question on what to do with gutter clutter. For the past 8 years I've had aluminum adhesion-type guards that clip on the gutte...
Previous owner didn't keep up the roof on this 1954 House and the ends of many trusses (rafters ?) have rotted . City is requiring engineering repo...
This siding was used a lot in the Southeast during the 80s and 90s. It was available in a Double-6 or Triple-4. LP Smart Side makes a woodgrain ver...
I would like to replace my old front door and storm door but want to vinyl side my house. Would I put the new door on first or the vinyl siding or...
I have received two bids for reshingling my home. One bid says they will use an Landmark architectural shingle and the other says a laminate shing...
Many people place a vapor barrier over the old T1-11 siding then sheet over the old. Is this always a good idea for added protection? When might i...
I would like to know where I can purchase this or there is an alternative method of keeping it cool and rust free
I need strips of metal; fairly firm, but bendable without having to use a machine; maybe an inch and a half to two inches wide. The finished item ...
The installers of our new vinyl siding want to reattach the lightning rods by putting an aluminum nail through the twisted cable that goes down the...
I have them and love them. They in 5 min. They do need to be turned down when a snow or ice is coming. It was hard to get someone to call back when...