Home Exteriors & Framework

6 Tips for a Successful Shingle Install

Many homeowners opt out and decide that they'll conquer their own roof and shingle it themselves. While this...

Save Energy by Installing a Cool Roof

No homeowners looks forward to the day that they have to replace their asphalt shingle roof. But every 15-20 years, it's a...

Is a Timber Frame Home Right for Me?

Many homes are timber framed using large whole pieces of timber rather than precut conventional factory produced wood framing members. This not...

How to Repoint Brick

Repointing brick walls gives you an opportunity to remove crumbling mortar and prevent water damage by making necessary repairs on the wall....

DIY: Painting a Chimney Cap

A painted chimney cap can better withstand rust if it is painted. Painting your chimney cap is also an excellent chance to...

How to Repair a Chimney Cap

A chimney cap prevents debris, rain, and snow from falling down your chimney. Over time, a chimney cap can become damaged, or...

How to Apply Decorative Rock Over Fiber Cement Board

Decorative rock is a popular exterior material that is highly resistant to water damage and impervious to rot. Most decorative rock exteriors...

How to Calculate the Air-Flow Volume Your Crawl Space

Chances are that you have a vented crawl space if you live in an old house. Unfortunately, these vented crawl spaces were...