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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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...

58 10-26-2016 11:13 AM
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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 ...

1153 10-26-2016 10:35 AM
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...

633 10-26-2016 09:37 AM
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Re-Veneering Front Entry Door

05-11-2015 08:12 PM by cyclistduke

Alrighty, I’ve been figuring out this project in my head for a while no...

57 10-26-2016 06:38 AM
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...

15 10-25-2016 10:53 PM
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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...

19 10-25-2016 09:18 PM
View J's profile

The Shed of Doom

03-24-2015 06:05 PM by J


70 10-25-2016 08:54 AM
View dannyfixit's profile

Get rid of the vines

09-28-2011 04:46 AM by dannyfixit

My son’s 1860’s home used to have vines growing on it. Previous ...

8 10-24-2016 08:16 AM
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Kitchen Cabinets Suppliers Bradford

09-06-2013 02:39 AM by zxczxc

Kitchen Cabinets Suppliers Bradford. Thirty Ex Display Kitchens To Clear. £59...

1 10-22-2016 09:01 PM
View Millo's profile

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...

23 10-22-2016 01:26 PM
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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 ...

30 10-22-2016 10:25 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...

7 10-20-2016 03:19 PM
View dvhart's profile

Deck railing post layout for 135 degree corners

04-03-2011 06:19 PM by dvhart

I’m working on placing the railing posts for a deck with an inside and ...

14 10-17-2016 12:04 PM
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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...

51 10-16-2016 08:47 AM
View BobD's profile

Painting a stucco/wood house

06-30-2010 08:24 AM by BobD

I have a typical Southern California tract home of stucco with wood trim. I ...

15 10-15-2016 12:18 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...

18 10-15-2016 10:40 AM
View ezgnann's profile

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 ...

7 10-15-2016 10:13 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...

28 10-15-2016 09:59 AM
View MyFathersSon's profile

Exterior paint issues on a 1920s bungalow

10-27-2011 05:56 PM by MyFathersSon

I know there will be a variety of opinions on this —and I already have ...

7 10-14-2016 08:39 PM
View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Figureing Siding?

06-07-2011 03:12 AM by Beginningwoodworker

I am thinking about install lap siding on the outside of 10×12 shop. I a...

9 10-14-2016 12:22 PM

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