Recent Siding Maintenance Articles


Photo of a house with wood board-and-batten vertical siding by laughingmango/istockphoto.com.

Frequently Asked Questions About Wood Siding

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | May 21, 2013

Q. Paint peels off of my wood siding. It seems like I have to paint it every few years. Is this normal? A. Yes, it is normal for paint to peel off of wood siding. Painted wood siding...


Hire a pro rather than power washing from a ladder.

Tips for Power Washing

Posted by Cris Carl | May 04, 2012

If you are starting to spend more time outside or you are preparing to sell your home, you may start to notice the layer of grime on your home or decking. To save time and energy, power...


Guide to Maintaining Brick and Stucco Siding

Posted by Caryn Colgan | Nov 22, 2009

As home siding materials, brick and stucco provide an earthy natural look. In fire-prone areas, brick and stucco may be an excellent choice since they are fire resistant. Brick walls...


Removing Asbestos

Posted by Steve Graham | Oct 12, 2009

Asbestos once seemed like a dream. The fire retardant insulator is versatile and ideal for various home, auto, and industrial products. However, health research found more of a nightmare....