Exterior Remodel & Repair

The exterior of your home requires its own repairs and remodeling efforts. Learn all about maintaining the exterior for curb appeal, home value, safety, and more.

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breaking up concrete with a sledgehammer
How to Break Up Concrete by Hand
Wooden structure beams being cut by miner saw in rebuilt house
How to Choose Between a Major Remodel or a Full Rebuild
An example of a small house addition (a bump out)
Adding Space by Bumping Out Your House
Brick and stone cottage style home with sunroom, patio and landscaped backyard, Quebec, Canada
13 Stunning Home Addition Ideas of All Sizes
Medium-Density Fiberboard
Can You Burn MDF Particleboard (Medium-Density Fiberboard)?
sunroom add-on
Discover 4 Types of House Additions to Add More Space
Crawl space
Learn How to Use a Vapor Barrier to Control Moisture in a Crawl Space
Illustration of puzzle pieces and coins forming the two dimensional image of a house
5 Tips for Building the Home of Your Dreams
Fixing Chimney
How to Repair Your Brick Chimney
Oak sunroom with ivy
Outdoor Sunroom Ideas: What to Know Before You Build
Cutting brick wal
How to Remove a Brick From a Wall
Victorian Terraced Houses in England
Could You Live in a Victorian House?
Worker Insulating Attic
Building Permits: What to Know
Succulent Vine on Red Brick Wall
How to Tuckpoint Mortar Joints in 7 Easy Steps
Split Level Ranch Style House Mid-Century Modern
Tips for Remodeling Ranch-Style Rambler Homes
Building House Addition
Building a House Addition: Pros and Cons
Image of a family of four holding hands while standing in a line with their backs to the camera, facing a ranch-style house in a suburban development. A sale sign is posted in the front yard of the house.
Do You Live in One of These Popular 1950s Style Ranch Homes?
Large underground pipe
How to Dig a Sewer Line Trench
A man building a fence at the edge of his property
Can You Build on a Property or Utility Easement?
Stucco house
Stucco House Finish: Basics, Application, Pros and Cons
House extension
Building a Room Addition Onto Your House
Lally column
How to Use a Lally Column (Adjustable Steel Column)
Building contractor and young couple communicating while using computer at construction site.
Best Ways to Pay for Your Home Remodel Project
measuring and working on construction site
Can a Surveyor Trespass on Your Property?
Gutters on a House
How to Do DIY Gutter Repairs
Light fixtures in modern kitchen
10 Best Home Remodeling Blogs
Illustration of ranch home on top of architecture blueprints
Free Small House Plans for Old House Remodels
Aerial view of Cape Cod houses that lined streets and cul-de-sac in Levittown, New York, in the 1950s.
These Are Cape Cod House Plans Sold to Mid-Century Americans
gutters on a house
How to Install Gutters on Your House
Sunken house
Slab Jacking Might Save Your Sinking Foundation
Brick wall in open loft
How to Remove a Single Brick From a Wall
Man cleaning gutter
The Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist
Architect and Blueprints
What to Know About International Building Codes
what appears to be a shingled cabin in the woods is really new construction
Old Ideas in New Home Construction
Contractor working on house at construction site
Points to Consider for Whole-House Remodeling
Rain Chain
Downspout Alternatives That Beautify Your Home
Two story yellow house with green shutters
Tips for Determining the Construction Date of Your Home
Shipping Container Home Additions
Full Frame Shot Of Missing Brick In Whitewashed Wall
How to Replace Damaged Bricks
Woman Working With Contractor
Understanding the Differences Between Contractor Bidding Methods
Land surveyor
Does Your Home Remodel Need a Property Survey?
Man caulking around window
The Easy House Chore That Can Save You Tons Of Money
Construction dumpster in the driveway of a home
How to Rent a Dumpster Container for Home Remodel Debris
Home construction
Cost vs. Value Report: Basics of This Industry Classic
Close-up of dead leaves overflowing a gutter
Gutter Guard Basics: Prevent Debris From Settling in Your Gutters
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How to Find a Good Contractor
White wall being demolished with yellow hammer for home renovation
Stay Safe During Home Renovation Demolition With These Tips
House under construction with concrete block and timber in Delray Beach, Florida
How to Estimate Your Home Building Costs
pouring concrete
Here Are Some Helpful Tips How to Measure a Cubic Foot of Concrete
Couple and Builder
5 Tips for Surviving Building an Addition
Young couple with home contractor
5 Things You Must Know About Change Orders in Construction
house renovation blueprints with calculator
Resale and Break-Even Value of Your Renovations
Modern home exterior
Mid-Century Modern Remodel Ideas
How to Choose the Right Mortar Mix Type
Easy Guide to Choosing Mortar Mix
Close up on spalled concrete
Builders' Tips on How to Prevent and Repair Spalled Concrete
Workers laying concrete foundations on building site.
Do's and Don'ts of Concrete Vibration
an example of concrete efflorescence
Here Are Tips on How to Remove and Prevent Concrete Efflorescence
Snow-covered construction site
Professional Tips on Pouring Concrete and Maintaining Temp in Winter
fly ash concrete curb construction
Uses, Benefits, and Drawbacks of Fly Ash in Construction
Sawing concretes
Understanding Concrete Saw Cuts: Why, Where to Cut, and How Deep?

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