COLD WEATHER CONSTRUCTION: Five Tips for Building Well
Updated on May 22nd, 2021
I live in Canada, and of course everyone knows Canada is a country that's cold enough to kill you for a good part of...Continue Reading
PAINTING ALUMINUM SIDING? How Can I Make 30-Year Old Alu...
Updated on October 10th, 2020
Q: The aluminum siding on my house has growths on it and the paint seems to be rubbing off Other than these problems,...Continue Reading
ASBESTOS SIDING: Is It Safe or Dangerous?
Updated on February 26th, 2021
Every so often I get a homeowner asking me an asbestos siding question that goes something like this It's a good...Continue Reading
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EXTERIOR PAINT: Old-School Craftsman Brings Colour to Wi...
Updated on June 4th, 2021
Want to learn something about exterior paint Paul Tyzek has a lot to teach He's an old-school solo painter in Winnipeg,...Continue Reading
Q&A OF THE WEEK: “How Can I Insulate My Cotta...
Updated on February 15th, 2021
Q: What’s the best way to insulate a cottage I’m converting the place into a four-season home, but I want to...Continue Reading
SOFFIT & FASCIA: How-To Installation Your Own Alumi...
Published onSeptember 26th, 2018
UPDATED 26Sep2018: Depending on how picky you are, installing aluminum soffit and fascia can be a simple part of...Continue Reading
Q&A: Prep for Painting Asbestos Siding
Published onJuly 7th, 2016
Q: What's the best way to prepare the outside of an older building for paint The walls are covered in asbestos...Continue Reading
OUTDOOR WOOD: All You Need to Know About Oiling
Published onMay 27th, 2016
Exterior wood is risky stuff Everyone’s happy with the look of it at first when lumber is new, but as aging sets in,...Continue Reading