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…
November 7, 2013
Vinyl is low cost, low maintenance, and immensely popular, but is it right for your house?
The shutters attached to many houses look haphazardly flung on and bear no relation to the house they cling to. In the drawings and text of "Drawing Board" article, architects…
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.
See how to disconnect vinyl siding, make a replacement piece, and re-engage the entire panel in a few steps
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