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What you need to know about wood siding, stucco, stone, and brick installations. From one of the top design/build/remodeling companies in the US.
One of those "If I help, will it save me money?" jobs. But not in a bad way.
Kirk Giordanos, aka, Mr. Plaster Fantaster, shows us yet another way to kill time, and amaze your kids, while waiting to get into a job: Spin a hawk on a trowel.
Large flat panels of fiber-cement make a modern-looking siding. Metal track keeps the lines clean
Little details make a difference in how a siding job looks—and lasts. Sweat the details.
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Stucco is likely to last significantly longer than the decking, so make it easy to replace the decking without disrupting the stucco.
From extension jambs to mullions, begin with the biggest piece and work to the smallest
Each layer reveals personal and technological circumstances
Walls that can drain and dry last a lot longer than walls that stay wet.
Surfaces and subsurfaces are on the same team, remember?
Walls that dry are walls that last for a long, long, time.
Jonathan Fishbeck, CEO of BuilderFish, explains the anatomy of masonry veneer walls that won't trap water and cause rot.