More stories about Exteriors

  • The Gecko Gauge

    This tool makes it faster and easier to install siding and won’t mar prefinished material.

  • More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Duct Tape

    There are good reasons why some tapes work better than others.

  • Restoring a Circular Porch

    Rot-resistant materials and better details extend the life of this unique coastal porch.

  • General Cable FrogHide Ultra Flex Extension Cords

    Working outside in the winter usually means your extension cords will be about as supple as a frozen garden hose.

  • Paktek Tool Bag

  • Side Job

    The only time I used to touch vinyl siding was to tear it off an old Colonial or Victorian I was hired to rescue, or to hang it on unremarkable buildings like strip malls, multifamily units, or a shotgun ranch. So, I was shocked when a client asked for vinyl on a new $700,000 custom home.