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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...

Exterior Painting

Vinyl siding has long been a great choice for homes because it requires almost no maintenance and is ultra-durable. But after years and years of service, vinyl siding may appear worn and faded.  The good news is, vinyl siding can be painted to deliver a beautiful and lasting result.

The...

Wood

Wood rot can cause major structural damage.  To defeat wood rot, you must destroy it's source. Wood rot is the result of a fungus, which must be eliminated before any repair can be made. A homemade solution of 10% bleach and water will do the trick nicely. Apply the solution generously and let...

Easy Cleaning and Prep for Exterior Wood Surfaces

When it comes to preparing exterior wood surfaces for painting or other finishing, the proper regimen can mean the difference between a job that's smooth, long-lasting, and professional-looking versus one that quickly shows wear and tear. The pros know that prep determines the topcoat...

Brick and Stucco

Thinking of changing your siding or building a new home, but you’re confused by the variety of siding materials available to you?  Here’s a quick guide to understanding common siding materials that’ll help you choose the best siding for your home.

Solid Wood: Clapboards to...

Decorative Stone Veneer

The combination of affordability, availability and consistency of color of Owens Corning Cultured Stone manufactured decorative stone veneers makes the possibilities endless for luxury loving consumers. 

But while manufactured decorative stone veneers offer a great breadth of colors and...