Exterior Home Repair: Tips and Step-By-Step Guides
Ice Dam - Repair of Ice Dams
This tutorial describes ice dams, how an ice dam is formed, how to prevent ice dams and methods of battling an ice dam before winter and during winter.
How to Paint Vinyl Siding
Yes you can paint vinyl siding if you follow specific instructions and use specific paint. This tutorial explains how to paint vinyl siding.
Top 10 Spring Exterior Home Repair Tutorials
Learn how to perform the top exterior home repairs for Spring such as lawn care, gutter cleaning, screen repair, painting and deck refinishing to name a few, and get your home ready for the warm weather and entertaining.
Preventing Ice Dams: Prefabricated Soffit Insulation Baffles
Describes soffit insulation baffles and their role in preventing ice dams.
Gutter Cleaning Leaf Removal Tools
Tips for different gutter cleaning tools
How to Repair an Aluminum Frame Screen Door
Tutorial explains how to easily repair a screen door with professional results.
EPA Lead Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule
This article describes the 2008 EPA RRP Rule (Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule) for lead paint removal.
Top 9 Tutorials for Yard & Home Exterior
Common home exterior, deck and yard maintenance tutorials.
Exterior House Siding and Repair Tutorials
The exterior material of your house, whether siding (framed construction) or masonry (brick veneer construction) needs care and maintenance to ensure its beauty and functional integrity. Your house has many options for its siding material such as vinyl siding, wood siding, cement fiber siding, aluminum siding and brick veneer being some of the...
Painting Must Reads
Tutorials and tips on paint, painting, brush usage and more.
Exterior Paint Repair on Historic Homes
This detailed technical brief includes describes how to identify and treat exterior paint problems on historic homes, and was prepared under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 by the United States Park Service.
Vinyl Siding: What You Need to Know
Vinyl siding is a popular exterior home material with a love-hate relationship among many homeowners. In this article About.com Architecture Guide Jackie Craven discusses what you need to know about this siding material including durability and maintenance.
Screen Repair - Wood Frame
Describes technique for repairing screen in a wood frame.
Call 811 Before You Dig
New national phone number, 811 was established by the FCC to help protect consumers and our underground utility infrastructure.
Repairing Damaged Vinyl Siding
Step by step tutorial on how to replace or patch a damaged section of vinyl siding.
Types of Home Siding Materials
Describes various siding materials for the home including vinyl, aluminum, cement fiber, wood
How to Tuckpoint Mortar Joints in a Brick Wall
Maintaining mortar joints in a brick wall is essential to keep water out of the wall and prevent brick failure. Learn how to maintain the mortar joints in a brick wall with a technique called tuckpointing.