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Siding Planning

Prepare for your next siding project by discovering our planning ideas & tips.

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Bleaching Oil for Aged Cedar Shingles

Speed up the graying process with this TOH TV-crew favorite
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Enhance Your House With Fiber-Cement Siding

This sturdy, innovative building product can increase the beauty and value of your home
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All About Exterior Paint

Expert advice on choosing the best formulations for your siding type, selecting the most eye-catching colors, and getting long-lasting results
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All About Exterior Stain

This Old House decodes the differences between the various types of stain so that you can get the look you want.
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Fire-Resistant Roofing and Siding

Wrap your home's exterior with these naturally non-combustible and fabricated fire-resistant materials
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From the Ground Up: Roofing and Siding

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how he installs roofing and siding to keep a house buttoned up and dry.
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For the Love of Vinyl Siding

Look beyond the never-to-be-settled debate over siding's merits/sins. It's an affordable, energy-conscious update. It can even look good.
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Selecting a Cedar Shingle

Red or white? Re-shingling their house in Manchester, the McCues have ended up with the best of both colors.
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Why Is My Paint Peeling?

Bad paint jobs can happen to good people with old houses — even when they listen faithfully to everything the paint salesman tells them. The reason is a surprising revelation about the compatibility of oil and latex paints.