Jul , If water gets to your sheathing, all sorts of bad things happen mold, rotting insulation, and in the worst cases, rotting framing members We re lucky because There are special trim screws for this, but we found the same thing for less marketed as decking screws for composite decks Might as well save a
Watch this video to find out how to remove and replace a rotten door sill on your home.
Jan , Waterproof engineered floor and wall planks have a veneer layer, an extruded plastic composite core, a click lock edge fastening system, and, This type of HDPE and dust composite has previously been manufactured primarily for use as outdoor decks, railings and fences, but heretofore has not been
Even so, all early generation wood plastic composites, whether or a competitor s product, were not stain, scratch or mold free, and did fade slightly in color Elevations steel deck framing often provides the support beneath commercial projects, ranging from lakeside paths on a college campus in Utah to a large
Oct , Nail vertical vinyl corners to the corners of the house, making sure they are plumb Attach J channel trim strips around windows and doors and along the eaves Lock the first row of siding under the starter strip and nail it in place When nailing siding, don t drive the fasteners all the way in so the siding can
Watch this video to find out about DIY friendly composite decking and hidden fasteners that s a low maintenance alternative to wood decking So why not replace it with beautiful and durable composite decking that will keep its good looks for many years to come, without all the work New Enhance is a composite
To improve energy efficiency and reduce noise, the single pane, metal frame windows on the house were replaced with low maintenance, vinyl replacement windows from Window World The insulated glass on the windows includes a Low E coating that reduces solar heat gain by more The Low E coating also blocks
All the white oak framing members were cut and milled by a local sawyer and then planed and mortised at Houseworks shop outside of Berryville The porch finishes include pvc trimwork, synthetic decking and handrail, and pre painted standing seam roofing, all of which are virtually maintainence free.
Chances are you ve been buzzed by a large, intimidating looking bee when working on the outside of your home You may also But while bumblebees are fuzzy all over carpenter bees have a large, shiny, solid black abdomen While they They also bore into decks, outdoor furniture, fence posts, and swing sets Softer
Here s how to make a window screen for your windows and install screening on it How to Make a Window Screen Measure Window Opening Measure the space the window screen will occupy, and then subtract from each dimension to determine the outside dimensions of the screen frame Cut Screen Frame Stock
Mar , The basement is unfinished, so all the guys needed to do was line up the outside edges and make sure the boards were plumb Save The crew framed out the area above the door so that the PVC bulkhead would protrude past the door frame and direct water away from the house They also ripped the
While removing the decking I decided it was proper to remove the skirt board under the door to evaluate and possibly update the ledger flashing It was the right Without proper water management, water can enter the walls around the door frame leading to mold, wood rot, carpenter ant and termite problems With a few
Jun , Experts around the state who have looked at photographs of the fallen balcony all point to wood rot as the cause of the collapse And while An example of this would be windows and doors, electrical boxes in exterior walls, deck to wall junctures, vent pipe or skylights in the roof system, etc. Photos of the
Watch this video to find out how to remove mold and mildew from the outside of your home using either a bleach solution or anti microbial cleaning product On nonporous surfaceslike vinyl sidinga solution of bleach, detergent, and water will work On porous wood or masonry, you ll need or an anti microbial cleaning
Watch this video to see how to make common exterior repairs, including fixing squirrel damage to eaves, replacing rotten siding, and repairing columns.
And it attracts so much dust, because little bit hard to pull the ladder out and to do all of the cleaning necessary This will make it a lot easier You can use an extension rod like this, a roller frame, a roller pad And then I ve Using homemade PVC pipe paddle mixer handle to mix joint compound in bucket DIY Paddle Mixer
Jun , Barbecues on a deck, mulch in a flowerbed, a fire pit in the backyard they can all lead to fires that originate on the outside of a dwelling and extend to the wood frame home features a truss roof and floor system, oriented strand board (OSB) sheathing wrapped with an air moisture barrier, and vinyl siding.
Columns for your porch come in a variety of styles ranging from traditonal wood, stone, and brick to vinyl Let us give you An important consideration when selecting columns are the materials from which they are made like wood, composite, fiberglass, wrought iron, and many more See our timber frame porch columns