Home Exterior Remodel & Improvement
The home exterior is the first impression each visitor has about your house. Here’re our useful guides that fit every family’s budget to make your exterior more inviting

Home Exterior Remodel & Improvement

House Colors with Black Roof
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Black roofs boast a clean, updated look that presents an exciting design idea. This timeless roofing color suits every construction style, from traditional to ultra-modern. If your roof shingles are black, you may be thinking about the best exterior paint color that works with the roof. Since painting your home is a big expense, you’ll want to carefully choose the most appropriate house color that goes with a black roof. Here we have compiled a list of our top favorite exterior paint colors with pictures to inspire you.

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You may not have heard of copper roofing, and you’re not alone as the idea of this type of roof on a residential home is somewhat unusual. However, copper roofs are becoming more popular now in residential construction due to the many advantages of this material.

Deck-Mounted Vs. Curb-Mounted
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Skylights are suitable for rooms where the walls can’t have windows. However, installing a skylight can be a bit confusing. The reason is that there are two types of skylights. So, which one is better, a curb or deck-mounted skylight?

Tiny House Dimensions
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The tiny-house movement is known to have started in the 70s and paved the way to one of the most intriguing modern-day living lifestyles. While many are intrigued by grandiose elegant houses that are tucked comfortably between hills and elite neighborhoods, there’s a lot to be said about the captivating establishment of tiny houses.

8 Vinyl Siding Colors to Increase Curb Appeal
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A home’s exterior colors are the first impression they make on passersby. Vinyl siding is by far the most noticable feature. Therefore, the color should reflect the home’s architectural style, size, roof color, landscaping and not forgetting the neighborhood.

A Look at Gable Roof Design, Its Pros/Cons and Variations  
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The gable roof design is one of the most popular in the US. Often seen in ranch-style homes, this type of roof shape is a common style found in Cape Cod, New England. Most of these homes feature garages, porches or dormers with gable roof structures that add to the visual appeal of the buildings.

Plywood for the Roof
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Plywood is a common construction material that you may not have realized plays an important role in building a roof. There are several types of plywood, and not all of them are suitable for use in structural applications, so it is important to know the difference if you are embarking on a DIY roof renovation to ensure the integrity and longevity of the roof.

How to Get Deck Stain Off Vinyl Siding?
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A lot of vinyl sidings are resistant to common stains such as grease and stain. Unfortunately, they will still stain. The reason is that they are exposed to harsh conditions. For instance, they can collect dirt over time. Aside from that, living in a damp area may also cause the growth of molds and mildew spots.

Types of Roof Truss
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A roof truss is a popular frame for your roof. Aside from being flexible, it is also affordable and easy to install. Plus, it uses less timber compared to the traditional cut roof. Keep in mind that not all roof trusses are the same because they come in various types, sizes, and shapes. For this reason, choosing the best type of roof truss for your home or building can be quite challenging.

Discover Old World Charm of Tuscan Style Architecture
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From Siena and Pisa to Tuscany and Florence, these regions are filled with charming villas built on the hills of scenic countryside. If you are fascinated with Tuscan style architecture, you don’t have to live in Tuscany to enjoy these magical homes.

What's a Street Number and What's an Address?
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The question of what a street number and address is may seem obvious to some people, but if you’ve ever moved to a different country you might find yourself confused as to what a street number and address is, how they work, and what they’re used for. Some parts of the world don’t use street numbers or addresses, and many places have them written in different formats, which don’t translate easily to people who are not local.

What is the Best Roof Color for a Red Brick House?
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Houses with red brick are beautiful. The timeless design of red brick is classy, low maintenance and extremely durable. This building material gives a home a rich look and works on a variety of exterior styles from ultra modern houses to country cottages.