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  • Painting Fiber-Cement Siding

    Q. Fiber-cement siding comes primed. Can I go straight to a top coat? What's the best paint to use?

  • Toolbox

    Dust-free drywall sanding; Impulse utility stapler; demolition tools

  • Installing Fiber-Cement Siding

    Fiber-cement siding is no fun to cut and handle, but its price and durability make it a good deal for spec houses. An experienced installer tells you how to work with it efficiently.

  • Doing Vinyl Right

    When it comes to giving vinyl an authentic period look, the right details make all the difference.

  • Toolbox

    Senco screw gun, Milwaukee metal-cutting saw, siding tools, cold weather gear

  • Design: Wood Siding Corner Details

    Wood siding corner details

  • Design: Trimming a Dutch Colonial Gambrel

    Trimming a Dutch Colonial gambrel

  • Q&A: Rigid Foam Under Siding

    Q. I'm removing the wood siding from a '70s colonial, down to the sheathing, and plan to put up vinyl siding. I'm thinking of covering the exterior with foil-faced foam for extra insulation but am concerned about trapping moisture in the walls. The house

  • Q&A:Various Extractive Bleeding on Cedar Siding

    Q. I recently installed 20,000 square feet of 1/2x4-inch cedar siding, rough side out, on a project in Connecticut. The exterior wall construction was 6-inch metal steel studs sheathed with 5/8-inch exterior plywood and covered with building wrap. Inside,

  • Cutting Fiber-Cement Siding

    Cutting fiber-cement siding can be a dusty job, but a number of manufacturers offer tools designed to keep the air clear.