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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Downtown Los Angeles
Learn the Rules for Overhead Clearance on Power Lines
sunroom add-on
Sunroom Addition Basics For Your Home
breaking up concrete with a sledgehammer
How to Break up Concrete by Hand
Wooden structure beams being cut by miner saw in rebuilt house
Should You Rebuild a House or Remodel a House?
House bump out space with large windows, couch and dining table
Add Space for Less Cost with a House Bump Out
Home addition with ceiling to floor windows next to couch and Moroccan pouf in center
13 Stunning Home Addition Ideas of All Sizes
Medium-Density Fiberboard
Can You Burn MDF Particleboard (Medium-Density Fiberboard)?
sunroom add-on
6 Different Types of Home Additions and How to Choose One
Crawl space
Crawl Space Vapor Barriers: Why You Need One & How to Install It
Illustration of puzzle pieces and coins forming the two dimensional image of a house
Before You Build Your New Home: 5 Preparation Steps
Fixing Chimney
How to Repair a Brick Chimney
Oak sunroom with ivy
Sunroom Ideas: What to Know Before You Build
Cutting brick wal
How to Cut and Remove Brick: 5 Methods
Victorian Terraced Houses in England
Life in a 1900 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
Renovating and Modernizing a Ranch House
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.
Ranch Style House Plans From the 1950s
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
Steps to Building an Addition to a 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 Repair Gutters: 6 Most Common Problems
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.
1950s Cape Cod House Plans
gutters on a house
How to Install Gutters on Your House
Sunken house
Repairing a Sinking Home Foundation With Slab Jacking
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 IBC and IRC
what appears to be a shingled cabin in the woods is really new construction
New Home Construction Using Classic Designs
Contractor working on house at construction site
Whole-House Remodel: Where to Start
Rain Chain
Downspout Alternatives That Beautify Your Home
Two story yellow house with green shutters
Tips for Determine the Age 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
Contractor Bidding Methods: Estimate vs. Fixed-Price Proposals
Land surveyor
Does Your Home Remodel Need a Land Survey?
Man caulking around window
How to Air-Seal Your Home
Construction dumpster in the driveway of a home
How to Rent a Dumpster or Rolloff Container
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
Safe Demolition Practices for Home Renovation
pouring concrete
How to Measure a Cubic Foot of Concrete
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
How to Choose the Right Mortar Mix Type: N, O, S, or M
Close up on spalled concrete
Tips for Preventing and Repairing Spalled Concrete
Workers laying concrete foundations on building site.
Concrete Vibrating Tips
an example of concrete efflorescence
How to Remove and Prevent Concrete Efflorescence
fly ash concrete curb construction
Uses, Benefits, and Drawbacks of Fly Ash in Construction
Sawing concretes
When, Where, and How to Make Saw Cuts in Concrete
How to Mix Mortar
How to Mix Mortar
Different Uses for Hydraulic Cement
The Uses of Hydraulic Cement and How to Apply

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