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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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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...

9 06-28-2018 09:18 AM
View BobD's profile

lap siding

08-01-2010 07:29 AM by BobD

I want to install some lap siding on my So Cal home which is a common stucco ...

2 06-28-2018 09:18 AM
View BobD's profile

Lap siding installation question

08-08-2010 07:35 AM by BobD

I am installing lap siding on my home. See related threads posted earlier. ...

3 06-28-2018 09:18 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...

30 06-28-2018 09:18 AM
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Block retaining wall along driveway help

05-08-2010 09:23 PM by siouxdawgs0409

Ok this might be a little difficult to put the picture in your head. I will d...

11 06-28-2018 09:16 AM
View new2wood's profile

Need deck help!

06-03-2012 10:22 PM by new2wood

I’m having trouble with my deck stain. Actually, I’ve had troubl...

5 06-25-2018 02:31 AM
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 ...

4 06-19-2018 11:12 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...

704 06-04-2018 08:03 PM
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 ...

876 05-28-2018 12:21 PM
View Kindlingmaker's profile

Another learning the hard way

10-31-2008 05:11 PM by Kindlingmaker

I have a front door that is a steel skinned core door. The paint needed to be...

9 05-28-2018 11:46 AM
View Kindlingmaker's profile

House eves

11-04-2008 05:22 PM by Kindlingmaker

Yup, I live in a double wide and fry things. Now I want to add a little more ...

6 05-28-2018 11:46 AM
View HallTree's profile

Under deck drain system

01-13-2009 02:54 AM by HallTree

I want to install an ‘under the deck drain system’. I have been l...

7 05-28-2018 11:44 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 ...

48 05-28-2018 11:43 AM
View ChefHDAN's profile

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...

5 05-28-2018 11:36 AM
View BobD's profile

How do you determine level grade?

10-08-2010 03:47 PM by BobD

I’m pouring a concrete walkway/porch/landing area to replace an old sid...

4 05-28-2018 11:35 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...

21 05-28-2018 11:32 AM
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...

9 05-28-2018 11:31 AM
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 ...

11 05-28-2018 11:31 AM
View kdownes's profile

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...

8 05-28-2018 11:31 AM
View willy3486's profile

Fencing ideas needed

02-04-2011 03:38 AM by willy3486

New here to refurbers but not new to reburbishing. I need ideas and places t...

3 05-28-2018 11:28 AM

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