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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...

Choosing Colors and Patterns

Choosing historical paint colors can be a trip back in time to discover what the colors of the past actually looked like. The somber and muted tones which appear when layers of paint -- altered by time, sunlight and weather -- are scraped away from old surfaces isn't a fair example of what...

Deck and Patio Planning and Building

When the weather turns pleasantly warm, most of us jump at the chance to open the windows, replace our door and window screens and let fresh air provide soothing, natural ventilation to our stale winterized homes.  But storm doors can be clunky and partially obstruct your view, and sliding...

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...

Garage Doors

Accent your garage door in style with Fypon’s PVC Trellis System. This low-maintenance addition is available in two sizes to accommodate either single- or double-car garages, and each system kit can also be fabricated for use over home entryways, garden shed doors or entries to free-standing...

Synthetic Building Materials

Synthetic building materials, products like roof shingles, siding, replacement windows, block windows, decking and exterior trim, have changed the ways homes are being built. During the past decade, “Home Sweet Home” has quickly turned into “Home Synthetic Home” with the rising appeal of...

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.