I am going to put a metal facia covering over the current wood facia. After looking at the roof I have a couple of places where I will need to cut ...
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I have heard that you can mix a certain fertilizer with water and spray it on shake shingles. This spray make the shingles flame retardant. Does a...
I am in the final stages of having an addition put onto my house. Since the house is a tudor style, I think a stucco siding or a dark brown siding...
I am going to put a new roof on my house very shortly. I would like to know whether there is any visual difference between 25/30/40 year architect...
Michigan code was recently changed from 2 layers of shingles to 3. I have discovered up to 5! layers on my roof which the FHA inspector did not dis...
An old TV antenna has rusted and left a rust stain on a light gray asphalt roof. Any suggestions on how to remove the stain without replacing the ...
I am going to replace my aluminum siding with vinyl in the very near future. What should I look for as to quality/grade? I think Double-dutch loo...
I have a three story house built in the late thirties. Pitched roof and flat roof. My problem: Pitched roof replaced in past two years and flat roo...
Hello! Can anyone Tell Me Where I Can Find A Website That Tells How to Construct A Roof Dormer Thank You
Is there a special proceedure to shingle over one existing layer or is it the same as normal? Thanks in advance!
The front of my home includes a cantilevered section where the living room floor joists extend out 4 feet. Rain water seeped between the cedar, to...
I don't know anything about home repair,(at least where roofing is involved)and I am thinking of buying this house, but it has a gray stoneporch on...
Does anyone have any input on a siding product called Hardie Plank? It looks like cedar clapboard but it's made out of cement and fiber. My build...
what maintenance is required on a Bitumen roof and what is the approximate longevity? How many roofs are advisable before doing a complete tear-off...
My roof has virtually no overhang (2-3") and I would like to add soffit vents. Is there a way to add soffit vents without extending the rafters to...
I would like to know if it is possible to paint slate siding. Home was built in 1950. If so, what paint would you suggest?
I need some ideas on putting siding on my older house. It has a siding now that I don't even know what it is called. I need to do something to it...
A couple weeks ago, my dad said he saw a Bob Vila show where old rubber tires were used as shakes on a roof. As his cedar shake roof is now in need...
My home in Ohio was built in 1983 and is a tri-level home composed of part brick and Masonite Outdoor Paneling. The Masonite siding is rotting badl...
I live in a 1950 house with cedar shingle siding. Previous owners have painted (and mispainted) the oldest part of the house to the point that the...