Exterior Home Improvement

Decks, foundations, fences, roofs... well you get the picture. If you're making structural changes to the exterior of your home then this is the place to discuss your plans and ask your questions.

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tips for pergola building

10-07-2011 02:23 PM by ezgnann

I have decided to build a pergola over a brick patio in the front yard of our...

3 10-27-2019 06:00 PM
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Siding project

04-25-2013 09:07 PM by caddenma

Looking to make some improvements to the house and work on a siding project.I...

3 10-27-2019 06:00 PM
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Best Underlayment for Outdoor Porcelain Tile Deck

04-05-2019 01:16 PM by wilschroter

I’m looking to replace a traditional wood deck with porcelain tile (loo...

1 10-27-2019 06:00 PM
View Becky's profile

Pavers and gravel patio?

05-05-2013 05:44 PM by Becky

Hey All! Just trying to find out if anyone out there has done a paver/gra...

2 10-27-2019 06:00 PM
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Flashing Membrane on Fence Posts

03-06-2011 04:26 PM by Dukegijoe

First, I’m actually a regular visitor of Lumberjocks rather than homere...

12 10-27-2019 05:58 PM
View John's profile

Paint on concrete and brick

05-09-2014 02:32 PM by John

I have a few drops and spots of paint on concrete and brick on a patio. The ...

5 10-27-2019 05:58 PM
View KateTine's profile

Roofing shingles all overlap but what type do I choose?

11-13-2015 09:47 PM by KateTine

I am getting ready to put a new roof on my home. There are so many types of s...

7 10-27-2019 05:58 PM
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Curved arbor patio cover

11-21-2009 02:43 AM by rrdesigns

Seeking ideas on the best way to frame an arbor cover for a curved patio.

17 10-27-2019 05:58 PM
View DouglasFir's profile

Copper flashing install on a deck remodel

05-23-2010 07:13 PM by DouglasFir

I’m in the process of waterproofing the junction where my deck meets my...

11 10-27-2019 05:56 PM
View BobD's profile

Finding level grade

08-09-2010 08:10 AM by BobD

I removed the ordinary concrete “along the side of the garage to the fr...

16 10-27-2019 05:56 PM
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Resources for attached shed?

03-05-2018 02:42 PM by jamsomito


4 10-27-2019 05:55 PM
View VerteramoFurniture7's profile

3 season room window hardware

04-15-2012 10:32 PM by VerteramoFurniture7

Hello,I have a three season breezeway with the old style windows that come up...

7 10-27-2019 05:53 PM
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Cellulose Insulation Advice

02-23-2009 09:16 PM by Scott Hildenbrand

One of the areas of my home which need addressed insulation wise is a 11×...

6 10-27-2019 05:53 PM
View wilschroter's profile

Best Underlayment for Outdoor Porcelain Tile Deck

05-16-2019 02:43 PM by wilschroter

I’m looking to replace a traditional wood deck with porcelain tile (looks lik...

6 10-27-2019 05:52 PM
View BobD's profile

Lap siding installation question

08-08-2010 07:35 AM by BobD

I am installing lap siding on my home. See related threads posted earlier. ...

6 10-27-2019 05:51 PM
View Steve's profile

Strange hose bib issue

07-19-2015 03:07 AM by Steve

I have encountered this issue at my neighbor’s house and have n...

14 10-27-2019 05:50 PM
View johnrb's profile

Storm doors and fiberglass entrance door

06-26-2008 10:17 PM by johnrb

Hi Everyone, I am new here and would like to ask a question. i recently re...

5 10-27-2019 05:49 PM
View Dan Lyke's profile

Sprinkler system: Things to watch out for?

06-06-2008 08:45 PM by Dan Lyke

We’ve got about 800 square feet of lawn in 3 rectangles, and I’m ...

4 10-27-2019 05:49 PM
View ultralame's profile

Firewall on the property line

11-03-2009 01:07 AM by ultralame

I live in San Francisco and I am trying to frame in a light-well. I have to ...

5 10-27-2019 05:48 PM
View DaddyT's profile

How to build stairs

01-14-2010 11:27 PM by DaddyT

Alright, Im going to throw myself on your mercy’s. I got a friend wants...

8 10-27-2019 05:47 PM

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