Exterior Cladding

Because the type of exterior cladding used on the walls will greatly affect the appearance of the house and the amount of maintenance, it should be selected with care. Common types of cladding used are: metal, vinyl, hard-board or lumber siding; panel siding made of plywood, oriented strand board, waferboard or hardboard; wood shingles or shakes; stucco, and masonry cladding such as brick, both clay and concrete, concrete block and stone.

Most siding can be affected by moisture and should be kept 8 in.

Wood Working 101

Wood Working 101

Have you ever wanted to begin woodworking at home? Woodworking can be a fun, yet dangerous experience if not performed properly. In The Art of Woodworking Beginners Guide, we will show you how to choose everything from saws to hand tools and how to use them properly to avoid ending up in the ER.

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