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Fresh siding can make your home look like new. Learn how to upgrade that curb appeal with a new siding tips and treatments.

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How To Estimate Home Siding Costs

Picking your material and factoring in labor are the biggest pieces of determining house siding costs, but those aren't the only ones.

Pros and Cons of Aluminum Siding

Aluminum siding had its heyday in the mid-1900s and may look retro today. However, there are still good reasons for...


How to Add a Covered Entryway to Your Home

Take your home's basic facade to the next level. Add a roof over the entryway.


What To Know About Fiber Cement Siding

Fiber cement siding has emerged as a powerhouse in the residential siding market. Why is it so popular, and should...


How to Paint Aluminum Siding

If your aluminum siding has developed a chalky residue or is faded, stained or just flat-out the wrong color, don't...

We Tried This Ryobi Pressure Washer and Our Patio Has Never Looked So Clean

This all-new Ryobi Electric Pressure Washer will spray away dirt and grime from almost any outdoor surface, and leave your...


We Tried This Innovative Brush That Makes Cleaning Vinyl Siding a Breeze

Looking for an eco-friendly way to clean your vinyl siding? Give the American-made Siding Brush a try.

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Everything You Need To Know About Stucco

Is stucco a good siding choice for your home? Let's find out!


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How To Paint Stucco

When the outside of your stucco home needs a refresh, reach for the paint and follow these step-by-step directions for...


What to Know About Stone Veneer

Stone veneer is popular on the outside of homes, as well as accenting the inside. Learn more about this decorative...


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How to Choose the Best Siding for Your Cabin

Choose well, and the siding on your vacation home will give the appearance you desire, provide worry-free performance and last...

Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


Exterior Home Building Materials: What To Know

Building a new home, cabin or room addition? You need to know the types of exterior building materials available and...


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9 Types of Home Siding

The right siding enhances a home's curb appeal, bolsters its structure and increases its value. Discover the type of siding...


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34 Silent Signs That Your House is Failing

Your house can't talk, but it can give you hints of failure, if you pay attention. Learn what your house...


IBSx Award Winners Highlight Modern Home Building Innovations

Game-changing home building products were front and center at the 2021 IBSx.

10 Most Common Uses for a Pressure Washer

Got a pressure washer collecting dust in your garage that you're just not sure what to use for? Here are...


Toolipedia: Vinyl Siding Removal Tool

Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about vinyl siding removal tools.


12 Tips for Bending Metal with a Bending Brake

A metal brake is the tool for bending custom metal flashing and decorative trim. Every siding contractor and most roofers...


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Can You Paint Vinyl Siding?

When can you paint vinyl siding on your house? Learn these critical tips you need to know before painting vinyl...


Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


How to Replace Vinyl Siding

A $5 tool makes the job quick and easy.


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How to Clean Vinyl Siding

Techniques for cleaning tough-to-remove stains on vinyl siding, trim and gutters.


Painting Aluminum Siding

Can aluminum siding be painted?

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Exterior Painting Tips and Techniques

Paint faster and better using these brushing, rolling and cutting-in techniques


A Pro-Painter’s Surprise Product for Sparkling Siding (and More)

How to clean dirt, mold and mildew off your house, your rain gutters and your resin-based patio furniture with little...


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5 Most Common Caulking Mistakes

When the time comes for you to pick up that caulking gun and seal a shower or lay a new...


How to Install a Window

Two easy ways to pull out old windows and put in new wood or vinyl replacement inserts or double-hung sash...


How to Get Rid of Woodpeckers: Woodpecker Deterrents

While woodpeckers are easy on the eyes and favorites of birdwatchers, you really don't want them around your home. Woodpeckers...


10 Exterior Color Trends

The exterior color of your home is one of the most important color choices you can make. While the neighborhood,...