January 8, 2014
Q: I am about to begin residing my 23-year-old house in central Massachusetts. The house sits in the middle of a field and gets lots of direct sun, which has wreaked…
October 28, 2013
Don't want to replace the whole clapboard? Here's a tip.
Take care of a potential leak point when you retrofit insulation. Learn to make a better seal in your weatherization.
Videos in this members-only series: Simple Vinyl Patch (Series Intro) Vinyl Siding Repair Partial Shingle Repair Whole Shingle Repair Fiber Cement Repair Wood Clapboard Repair Patching House Wrap Bonus: Clapboard…
Learn some tricks for removing old nails, fitting the new boards, and nailing off siding without a hitch
Watch how Mike protects the perimeter shingles while replacing a damaged one
It's possible to repair the exposed portion of a shingle without having to replace the entire shingle.
November 10, 2011
Finding space for bundles of freshly oiled or stained cedar shingles is always a challenge. Where do you put hundreds of wet shingles so that they can dry properly? I…
I have been putting quite a bit of fiber-cement siding on Habitat houses. There are several ways to make up the corner boards to hide the ends of the lap…
September 8, 2011
For good results with this rotproof material, you have to understand how it moves
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