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Drainage

If you think a few leaves and twigs in your gutters are harmless, think again. Regular gutter cleaning is the single most important key to avoiding major and expensive home repairs.

Gutters perform one duty: controlling the water around your home. If debris keeps gutters from doing their...

No Nails or Screws with Scotch Extreme Fasteners

As a growing number of homeowners are venturing into the do-it-yourself arena, Scotch has introduced a product that helps make heavy-duty mounting, securing and bundling projects easier.

Scotch Extreme Fasteners are reusable closures tested and proven to lock three times stronger than Velcro...

How to Paint Stucco

Many homeowners aren't aware that stucco can be painted just like other home exteriors, either for maintenance or simply to change the color.  But there's a lot to know about painting this surface. 

According to Debbie Zimmer, spokesperson for the Paint Quality Institute, every exterior...

Deck and Patio Planning and Building

The front porch of some houses cry out for columns, ­­whether they haven¹t had them before (but needed them), or whether the original columns are in disrepair and need replacing. Either way, there is a happy medium between building columns from scratch yourself and having a contractor build...

Home Repairs Tips by Age of House

As long as there have been homes, there have been home repairs. If you know the age of your home, however, problems common to homes built in that era that can be avoided.

While home construction has changed quite dramatically over the years, every era of home construction had its strengths...

 Foundry Siding Combines the Beauty of Cedar with the Durability of Vinyl

Cedar siding is timeless and sophisticated, but it requires meticulous upkeep. What if you could give your home the curb appeal of cedar without the intensive maintenance needs and other pitfalls of wood?

Foundry vinyl cedar siding is beautiful, durable, and virtually indistinguishable from...

Find out how to increase your home’s curb appeal and value with painting tips, tricks and techniques. Learn how outdoor lighting adds security while enhancing a home’s best features, and get great ideas for roofing options, siding materials, trims and columns, gutter systems, and exterior maintenance and repair.