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Fresh siding can make your home look like new. Learn how to upgrade that curb appeal with a new siding tips and treatments.

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    Toolipedia: Vinyl Siding Removal Tool

    Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about vinyl siding removal tools.

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    12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

    See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.


    Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

    Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


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    Can You Paint Vinyl Siding?

    When can you paint vinyl siding on your house? Learn these critical tips you need to know before painting vinyl...


    Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

    Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.

    How to Replace Vinyl Siding

    A $5 tool makes the job quick and easy.


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    How to Clean Vinyl Siding

    Techniques for cleaning tough-to-remove stains on vinyl siding, trim and gutters.

    Painting Aluminum Siding

    Can aluminum siding be painted?


    Exterior Painting Tips and Techniques

    Paint faster and better using these brushing, rolling and cutting-in techniques


    12 Tips for Bending Metal with a Bending Brake

    A metal brake is the tool for bending custom metal flashing and decorative trim. Every siding contractor and most roofers...


    A Pro-Painter’s Surprise Product for Sparkling Siding (and More)

    How to clean dirt, mold and mildew off your house, your rain gutters and your resin-based patio furniture with little...

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    5 Most Common Caulking Mistakes

    When the time comes for you to pick up that caulking gun and seal a shower or lay a new...


    How to Install a Window

    Two easy ways to pull out old windows and put in new wood or vinyl replacement inserts or double-hung sash...


    How to Get Rid of Woodpeckers: Woodpecker Deterrents

    While woodpeckers are easy on the eyes and favorites of birdwatchers, you really don't want them around your home. Woodpeckers...


    10 Exterior Color Trends

    The exterior color of your home is one of the most important color choices you can make. While the neighborhood,...


    How to Install Vinyl Siding

    Get professional-looking, watertight results with these residing techniques.

    12 Trending Home Exterior Colors

    When considering a new exterior color scheme for your home, there are some tried-and-true combinations that will always be in...



    How to Replace and Repair Wood Siding

    Refresh your house's exterior by replacing damaged siding


    Vinyl Siding Lights: How to Mount Lights Using a Vinyl Mounting Block

    Mount lights on any type of vinyl or metal siding


    DIY Dictionary: Drip Cap Flashing

    Drip cap is an L-shaped flashing that goes over windows and doors after they're installed (but before siding is installed)...


    Insulated Siding is an Easy Sell

    Easier installation and extra insulation make insulated siding a no-brainer.


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    How to Make Shiplap Siding

    With a table saw and dado blade, you can make your own shiplap siding in no time at all.


    How to Clean Brick

    Keep water stains from ruining your house's appearance

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    How to Build a Classic Doghouse

    Build this cozy, colorful doghouse for your best friend. Better yet, let the K-9 carpenter help out!


    How to Use a Pressure Washer

    Wash siding, concrete floors, decks and even your car faster and easier.


    Repair Siding: Use a Kick-Out Flashing to Stop Rot

    Install this special flashing to stop or prevent rot


    13 Simple Vinyl Siding Installation Tips

    Get the details right when you install vinyl siding and you'll save yourself hours of frustration later on. These 13...


    Flashing a Deck Ledger Board on Vinyl Siding

    Here's the right way to do it


    5 Tips for Planning Your Exterior Home Improvement Project

    The idea of planning and completing a major exterior home improvement project—a new roof, siding, door or windows—can be daunting....