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Decks, foundations, fences, roofs... well you get the picture. If you're making structural changes to the exterior of your home then this is the place to discuss your plans and ask your questions.

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Cleaning off caulking mistakes

09-21-2013 07:39 PM by Millo

I had a bit of a disastrous first experience tryng to re-caulk the edges of t...

51 03-29-2017 03:16 PM
View jaydubya's profile

Deck Help

08-22-2016 11:40 PM by jaydubya

I built a 12×28 deck at our permanent campground spot last year. This ye...

13 03-29-2017 01:22 PM
View SBOhio's profile

Hidden Soffit Vent

07-25-2013 01:19 PM by SBOhio

I am restoring my familiess 120 yr old Queen Anne. In the process of replacin...

23 03-28-2017 01:01 PM
View SteveE's profile

Removing a sliding door and adding windows

03-02-2011 09:56 PM by SteveE

We are about to embark on a kitchen/dining room remodel on a house that we wi...

30 03-28-2017 12:30 PM
View gary7's profile

Where to buy T1-11 CEDAR siding in atlanta?

05-15-2013 11:24 PM by gary7

I need to do some repair work done on my siding. It’s T1-11 Cedar sidin...

1604 03-28-2017 11:57 AM
View rrdesigns's profile

Curved arbor patio cover

11-21-2009 02:43 AM by rrdesigns

Seeking ideas on the best way to frame an arbor cover for a curved patio.

58 03-28-2017 09:39 AM
View 7Footer's profile

Advice on Manor Stone retaining wall

08-01-2013 06:14 PM by 7Footer

Hi all,My first post on HR, I’m much more active on Lumberjocks, but I ...

1635 03-28-2017 08:49 AM
View rlrobinhood's profile

Where to find barn sashes

07-23-2012 03:02 AM by rlrobinhood

Hi all, This is my first post on this website, but frequent a sister site ...

19 03-28-2017 08:26 AM
View bemithwurz's profile

Modular green roofing

12-11-2013 08:24 AM by bemithwurz

When you think about green roofs, it’s pretty incredible how much they can do...

25 03-28-2017 06:53 AM
View handystanley's profile

Side Yard Gate

02-26-2013 12:45 PM by handystanley

Was poking around Fine Homebuidling’s website recently looking for info...

70 03-27-2017 11:42 AM
View Dalec's profile

what to use to protect exterior brick work

07-26-2008 04:26 AM by Dalec

What do you use to protect your exterior brick work. We need to protect our ...

50 03-27-2017 06:50 AM
View Becky's profile

Window Enlargement / Reuse vinyl siding

06-01-2015 01:42 PM by Becky

Hi All! I’m looking to enlarge one of my windows in my garage/shop a...

82 03-26-2017 07:04 AM
View MsDebbieP's profile

Spring Maintenance for Deck

04-07-2008 12:01 AM by MsDebbieP

We have a deck made from pressure treated lumber and it’s time to give ...

43 03-24-2017 10:01 PM
View Razorbak91313's profile

refinishing barn exterior

01-10-2013 03:53 AM by Razorbak91313

I have an old barn that I will be working on to fix up. Mostly just replacin...

30 03-24-2017 08:14 PM
View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Sonotube foundation for a shed?

11-07-2011 09:15 PM by Beginningwoodworker

I am thinking about doing a Sonotube foundation for a 12×18 shed? I am w...

23 03-24-2017 10:28 AM
View Kelly's profile

What makes it durable?

12-28-2015 12:36 PM by Kelly

Hello,I’m looking for a little advice on what I can do to build a durab...

60 03-24-2017 05:53 AM
View MyFathersSon's profile

Restaining a deck - current stain semi-transparent Alkyd (Behr)

03-16-2011 05:09 PM by MyFathersSon

I have a deck that I stained about a 18 months ago with Behr Alkyd Semi-trans...

65 03-22-2017 11:03 PM
View Dukegijoe's profile

Flashing Membrane on Fence Posts

03-06-2011 04:26 PM by Dukegijoe

First, I’m actually a regular visitor of Lumberjocks rather than homere...

85 03-21-2017 09:40 PM
View Dalec's profile

Queston about wood exterior door refinishing

04-07-2008 09:27 PM by Dalec

I have been in our house two full winters now. The exterior doors are wood a...

45 03-21-2017 03:31 PM
View RJA's profile

Narrow Crown Staplers and Shingles

03-30-2011 12:34 AM by RJA

I started replacing the cedar shakes on my house last summer and it is one te...

27 03-21-2017 02:19 PM

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