Exterior Home Improvement

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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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 ...

1528 03-24-2018 01:27 PM
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...

447 03-24-2018 09:57 AM
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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.

187 03-23-2018 09:25 PM
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The Shed of Doom

03-24-2015 06:05 PM by J


126 03-22-2018 07:13 AM
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Side Yard Gate

02-26-2013 12:45 PM by handystanley

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

277 03-21-2018 10:15 AM
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Tips on Vinyl siding installation

04-23-2015 06:44 PM by ezgnann

The hardy board on my backyard shop is beginning to disintegrate in a number ...

89 03-21-2018 06:14 AM
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Privacy Fence Idea

08-20-2012 12:25 AM by MsDebbieP

I was at a wedding this weekend at a park pavilion. The west wall was quite i...

104 03-20-2018 11:13 AM
View Becky's profile

Pavers and gravel patio?

05-05-2013 05:44 PM by Becky

Hey All! Just trying to find out if anyone out there has done a paver/gra...

157 03-20-2018 10:35 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 ...

113 03-19-2018 11:34 AM
View BobD's profile

Masking off wood trim and stucco

08-28-2010 05:06 PM by BobD

I am looking for a good way to mask off rough textured stucco from the wood t...

55 03-19-2018 11:15 AM
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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...

114 03-19-2018 10:23 AM
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Removing unused electrical conduit from exterior

04-12-2011 09:22 PM by kdownes

With the coming spring I’m hoping to do a variety of projects inside an...

25 03-19-2018 01:57 AM
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Building Decks

06-25-2011 04:10 PM by dfletcher

So, I was just wondering, do you have a preference to what type of deck you b...

9 03-19-2018 01:57 AM
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How to build stairs

01-14-2010 11:27 PM by DaddyT

Alright, Im going to throw myself on your mercy’s. I got a friend wants...

10 03-19-2018 01:57 AM
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What to do with replaced windows?

05-05-2010 09:07 PM by John Steffen

I bought a full set of 22 replacement windows for my 1917 American Foursquare...

15 03-19-2018 01:57 AM
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Finding level grade

08-09-2010 08:10 AM by BobD

I removed the ordinary concrete “along the side of the garage to the fr...

15 03-19-2018 01:57 AM
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Patio surface & mortar joints

09-17-2010 05:51 PM by ChefHDAN

I have a 9 year old concrete patio with a brick edge border that needs some m...

9 03-19-2018 01:56 AM
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Retaining wall Drainage

05-21-2010 09:08 PM by siouxdawgs0409

Hello all.I just installed a 3ft high on one end 1 ft high on the other end r...

20 03-19-2018 01:56 AM
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Central air ac tune up

06-26-2010 03:12 PM by siouxdawgs0409

Could anyone describe a good process for cleaning and tuning up my ac unit? ...

10 03-19-2018 01:55 AM
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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...

130 03-14-2018 04:07 PM

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