Doing exterior repairs and maintenance on your home yourself will save you money. This section covers many important outdoor projects like gutters, siding, painting, roofing, foundation, doors and windows and more. Get information and how-to guidance on the best way to attack the outside jobs you have been putting off.
Exterior painting can be a challenge, but painting the wood siding and trim on your house yourself can save you thousands of dollars and dramatically improve the look of your house.
Installing or replacing new vinyl windows in your house is not a difficult job, most home owner can do this job themselves and save money.
Installing vinyl siding is one of the easiest things a homeowner can do to improve the look and appearance of your home.
Before doing any roof repair, contact your insurance agency and explain the problem to them. Repairing a leaky roof may be covered by your homeowners insurance policy.
Keeping up with your maintenance can seem daunting. In the quest for better curb appeal, homeowners can make some very effective changes with minimal damage to their wallets. If your house could use a face lift, take a look at some of these ideas for enhancing curb appeal.
Keeping up with the outside maintenance your home will not only keep your home looking its best, but it can keep your home and family safe and secure also. The type of home repair and maintenance you need may vary depending on your location and the type of home you’re living in. Different climates call for different materials and seasonal maintenance schedules.
The wintertime daily freezing and thawing around a home causes wear-and-tear that inevitably leads to spring home maintenance and repairs. Spring maintenance may address any home repair issues you’ve been meaning to get to.
The roof, walls and foundation area are your house's first line of defense against the elements. Over time, the roof, siding and foundation on your house accumulates dirt, grime and mildew. Using a pressure washer to clean the outside of your house can refresh the surfaces.
No matter what the material, the number one factor that can ruin any façade is water. Water intrusion and insufficient drainage can pose a potential threat to the durability and usability of residential construction and are an important concern to the building. Once water gets into the building it can cause the façade to crumble and crack.
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