Feb , After we had all of the trim installed and had a solid start of the hardiboard siding installation I got busy with some caulk That s every window (there are ), the door, every corner transition (there are , and pressure treated boards on each outer corner, of which there are ), the top of every wall where
Watch this video to see how to make common exterior repairs, including fixing squirrel damage to eaves, replacing rotten siding, and repairing columns Eave Boards See how to remove and replace existing fascia boards on eaves that have been damaged by squirrels Wood Siding Find out how to remove and replace
Watch this video to see how we renovated the exterior of our First Time Homeowner house with new roofing, siding, windows, doors, and locks! Replacing the existing deck with a composite deck and CAMO hidden fasteners And since you re along for the ride, you re getting an up close look at what that entails.
May , That s how they temporarily set their ledger board Next, the crew marked the locations of their joists Often you ll see joists spaced at on center (oc) however, with composite decking, joists need to be closer together Steve s crew marked their joists at oc Predetermining the joist locations ensured
Aug , The bracket is configured to extend through the outside covering of the house, whether the covering be siding, stucco, brick veneer or some other covering Next page Claims() I claim A header bracket for attaching a deck ledger board to a house rim board comprising a first right angle member, said
Watch this video to find out how to remove damaged or rotten wood lap siding, and install new wood siding to replace it The new siding is attached with galvanized nails to each stud at the top of the board so it will be concealed by the next piece Work your way up the wall with this method The top piece in the repair area
Jul , With the end of the deck looking better, I turned my attention to my next nitty gritty task adding counter flashing If you recall, one of the conditions of leaving my ledger boards (the ones that caused me to fail my first inspection) was to add this additional flashing over the tops of the boards On the siding side,