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Fire-Resistant Roofing and Siding

Wrap your home's exterior with these naturally non-combustible and fabricated fire-resistant materials

Enhance Your House With Fiber-Cement Siding

This sturdy, innovative building product can increase the beauty and value of your home

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

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.

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.

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.

Selecting a Cedar Shingle

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

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.