Aerial view of a terracotta style metal roof on a house.
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Exterior Home Improvements

Improvements to your home’s exterior are critical to fending off the weather, presenting a proud face to the neighborhood, and ensuring the value of your home. Roofing, siding, windows and other parts of the exterior shell of your home are the barrier between Mother Nature and your family—it pays to keep them in good shape.

在这家文章中,我们查看购买,改进,修理和维护您家外部的所有组件,包括院子和景观。选择下面的部分以深入挖掘。

aluminum siding and metal roofing
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铝和钢板柜

Expert advice about aluminum and steel siding, the benefits and drawbacks of metal siding, with tips on installation, maintenance and care.

在房子外部的建筑细节
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建筑细节

所有优秀的传统风格的家庭分享的一个功能是伟大的建筑米兰工程:塑造到房屋外部的造型,柱子,柱子和其他细节。

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Asphalt Roofing

沥青瓦片相对实惠,易于涂抹,耐火,相对轻的,几乎无处不在,足够耐用,持续15至40岁。

Brick Siding Diagram
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Brick & Stucco Siding

砖是最耐用的壁板材料之一。它不需要涂漆,不会腐烂或褪色,令人沮丧。它还为您的房子提供出色的绝缘。

Built-Up (Tar-and-Gravel) Roofing Diagram
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建筑(平)屋顶

“平面”屋顶(通常具有非常轻微的斜率)利用完全密封的屋顶系统,从而不透水泄漏,只要它们的设计正常。

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外部绘画

When it comes to improving your home, one of the quickest, easiest, and least expensive ways to make a significant impact is to paint the siding and trim.

carriage style wood garage doors
设计师门

车库门

你的车库门是一个眼睛或崩溃吗?如果是这样,本节有您需要购买,维修或维护这一户外投资。

metal roof wood siding
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排水沟和挖掘

雨水管腔和蒲公水对于保护您的家免受水损伤至关重要。本节将帮助您选择,安装,清洁等。

Cut-away diagram of a red metal roofing with insulation including internal and external parts, a skylight, and a solar panel.
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金属屋顶

金属屋顶有利于耐火素质,寿命和安装速度。这些材料也令人惊讶地重量轻,并且在其他益处中反射来自阳光的热量。

plywood siding on house
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胶合板和面板壁板

胶合板,定向股线(OSB)和硬质板比真木贵得多,提供了有效的木材副产品。

人钉胶合板护套到屋顶椽木。
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屋顶(全部)

一些屋顶材料,如板岩,木材奶昔和铜,几个世纪以来几乎没有变化。每个人都有自己的好处和缺点。了解它们,以及如何在本节中修复和维护它们。

brush cleaning vinyl siding
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乙烯基壁板

乙烯基壁板一直是美国的一个非常受欢迎的房屋外壳,因为它在20世纪50年代后期的发明内,毫无疑问是因为它是耐用的,易于维护,防腐,白蚁,比传统产品昂贵它模仿木板。

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88优德

Admitting in natural light, permitting views to the yard and beyond, providing natural ventilation—windows perform a number of critical roles in a home.

painting wood shingle siding
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木材和瓦片壁板

由于其自然之美,木板壁板长期以来一直是房主的最爱。

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