Exterior Home Improvement

mailbox post

How to Build a Mailbox Post

A mailbox post is a simple structure. You need a vertical post to go in the ground and a horizontal piece to support the mailbox, joined together with a half-lap joint. Watch the video for step-by-step instructions. Learn More »


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Fall Into the 4 Seasons Checklist

We revisited the 4 Seasons of Homeownership as we took on the fall checklist with first-time homeowners Mike and Nicole Dumas, including installing gutters and downspouts and weatherizing their home for cooler weather ahead.

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New brick foundation vents

How to Add Brick Foundation Vents to Crawl Space

Adequate crawl space ventilation is important to the health of a home. Here’s how to add new vents to a brick foundation.

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Ring Video Doorbell Pro

With the Ring video doorbell, when someone rings the bell, you can answer the door from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet.

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applying window film

How to Apply Window Film

Applying window film to glass doors and windows around your home can help reduce glare, block UV rays, and reduce energy costs by reducing solar heat gain.

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A “Build Bold” Exterior Makeover

Karen O’Leary’s Connecticut home gets a “Build Bold” exterior makeover from Royal Building Products.

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Excavation Success Starts With the Right Equipment

With a project like adding a patio, whether you plan to pour a slab or use an outdoor paver, it’s all about the excavation. This is where the right tools will make or break you.

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damaged wood siding

How to Repair Damaged Wood Siding

When people have damaged wood siding, they often ask “what’s the best way to repair it?” Follow these steps for best results.

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