Even though this house in Millbrook, N.Y. was only 28 years old, bad trim caused the exterior cladding and windows to prematurely fail on many parts of the home. Furthermore, the existing clapboard siding was not back primed or installed on furring strips. This lead to numerous issues such as peeled paint over the years.
Kyle Diamond for our sister site, the Journal of Light Construction, focuses on how his company New Dimension Construction restored the exteriors of this New York home. Diamond walks us through how to fix the troublesome spots he and his crew encounter and how you can solve similar problems you may face.