November 10, 2011
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
October 29, 2009
Watch as Scott reveals his secrets for site-fashioning a custom sill, caulking for a weatherproof barrier, and applying a cap flashing.
July 16, 2009
Ridgid's Fuego 5-in fiber-cement saw (R3400) features a unique dust-collection system
Q: I’m painting my 100-year-old house. The clapboards are in pretty good shape, but I have some holes and gouges to fill. What type of filler should I use? Jeff Perlee,…
March 5, 2009
Q: Last year, I removed the gutters on my house after ice had pulled them away from the fascia. I haven’t gotten around to replacing them because I need to repair…
January 14, 2009
Clean lines and durable details depend on careful framing and a systematic installation sequence
July 17, 2008
For a 25-year warranty on your siding, don't hire a painter. Instead, hire a factory.
Inside these Pacific Northwest lumber mills, modern equipment and century-old saws share the spotlight
July 3, 2008
If you don’t include housewrap, use a sill pan, and flash the flanges, the work is far from watertight.
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