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    Cut carefully to preserve the building paper, and hide the missing stucco with rotproof trim.

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  • Subtle Soffit Vent

    We pay as much attention to the quality of our exterior trim as we do the interior trim on the upscale houses we build, so we don't want to see ugly strip vents or round metal button vents messing up the soffits.

  • Installing Metal Shingles

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  • Q&A: Various Wall Flashing for Exterior Chimneys

    Q. What's the right way to flash an exterior masonry chimney to the wall of the house?

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  • 10-Inch Portable Table Saws

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