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How to Paint Birch Plywood

Painting birch plywood is an easy process. When you have the right tools and this handy article to help you do it yourself it's as easy as one, two, three.

How to Paint Redwood Lumber

Redwood lumber is a good choice for exterior home applications. The red color is due to the tannic acid in the bark of the tree.

5 Tips for Sealing Treated Lumber

Treated lumber is wood that has been treated with chemicals so that it can be used as a support with heavy objects as well as stand up to the elements. The information contained in this article will share with you several tips on how you can properly seal treated lumber.

5 Tips for Cleaning Mold off of Treated Lumber

Mold will work its way through the wood, here's how you can put a stop to it.

5 Tips for Installing OSB Sheathing

OSB sheathing is a durable, low-cost building material that works great for walls so long as you install it right. Here are some tips to think about when considering OSB sheathing for your own projects.

4 Best Uses for a Melamine Board

Melamine is a type of organic material that is regularly mixed with formaldehyde which can eventually be manufactured into a melamine board.

How to Paint Exterior Plywood

Painting exterior plywood is only difficult if you don't know what steps to follow. Read these tips before attempting to paint exterior plywood for the best results.

How to Clean Rust Stains off Aluminum Siding

If you have aluminum siding installed on the exterior of your home, you have selected a very rust-resistant material that should last you a very long time.

How to Fix Loose Aluminum Siding

Aluminum siding is very durable, however storms and accidents can all take their toll on the interlocking sections of siding.

Replacing Vinyl with Brick Veneer Siding

Brick veneer siding offers homeowners the option to increase the value of their home, increase weather and sound resistance and add another thermal barrier.

How to Refinish an Old Teak Veneer Table

Teak veneer tables are beautiful, and they are often family heirlooms that are passed down from generation to generation.

Filling Woodpecker Holes In Wood Siding

Woodpecker holes can be a nuisance for homeowners to deal with.k the seal of the home. The holes break the seal of the home, which allows other birds and rodents to enter the attic space and build nests.

Cedar Siding Maintenance

Cedar siding can give your home a charming appeal, but it can't stay perfect forever without a bit of maintenance.

4 Uses For Furring Strips

Strengthen, insulate, or finish your surfaces. All with the power of furring strips.

6 Best Uses for Hardboard

Hardboard is a durable, yet versatile building material. Learn what kinds of projects you might use it for in the future.

The Proper Way To Hang Aluminum Fascia Boards

Aluminum fascia provides a seal for your roof that is long-lasting and more resistant to weather than t wood alone.