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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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...

5 11-22-2015 08:56 AM
View KateTine's profile

Roofing shingles all overlap but what type do I choose?

11-13-2015 09:47 PM by KateTine

I am getting ready to put a new roof on my home. There are so many types of s...

0 11-13-2015 09:47 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...

4 11-06-2015 09:28 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 ...

8 10-30-2015 11:01 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.

13 10-04-2015 12:16 PM
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New Woodshop/Shed

04-28-2010 01:54 AM by UncleSnail

I am about to start building a new shed…a 16×20 foot woodshop. I a...

8 09-15-2015 08:31 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...

17 08-11-2015 05:44 PM
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 ...

16 08-08-2015 08:38 AM
View Steve's profile

Strange hose bib issue

07-19-2015 03:07 AM by Steve

I have encountered this issue at my neighbor’s house and have n...

6 08-08-2015 08:37 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...

3 06-25-2015 11:23 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 ...

1 04-26-2015 02:20 PM
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...

2 04-01-2015 12:10 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...

7 03-30-2015 04:35 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...

5 02-25-2015 09:52 AM
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Recommendations for my new roof?

09-18-2013 06:23 PM by Beainked

Hello, I just bought a new home. We’ve had several leaks since moving i...

6 02-16-2015 12:25 PM
View Becky's profile

moving a shed?

10-04-2013 06:35 PM by Becky

Hi all! I can’t remember if i posted this over at GT or not –...

2 11-15-2014 11:33 AM
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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...

8 10-15-2014 11:29 PM
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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 10-15-2014 11:27 PM
View Spar's profile

Roofing and gutters

09-29-2011 03:44 PM by Spar

Hello all,I am in need of a new roof. I have a modified salt block style hou...

14 05-20-2014 10:58 PM
View John's profile

Paint on concrete and brick

05-09-2014 02:32 PM by John

I have a few drops and spots of paint on concrete and brick on a patio. The ...

3 05-12-2014 06:33 PM

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