A carpet knife can work well for cutting away old caulking from house siding. Slice down alongside it from both directions with the hook-like blade, then use the knife to lift out the old caulk bead intact.
It's tempting to judge a home by its cover, but for decisions about paint or siding, you need to go a little deeper and consider what's already there, what shape it's in, your budget and aesthetics.
I'm a big fan of simple designs that fit the surroundings, which may be why I find siding made of bark so interesting. This style was quite popular in Appalachian mountain resorts at the turn of the century until the…
Repairing chipped or cracked stucco is an easy project, but you'll need to set aside a few days to complete it.
Whether it’s the heat and humidity of the South, the hot, dry sun of the West or the frigid winters of the Great Lakes Region, stucco is a time-tested finish that is meant to last.