How to install exterior lights on siding?
I live in a 30 year old house with 30 year old vinyl siding. The siding isn't flat, so I was wondering how to install exterior lights by my entry doors so that the base of the light sits flush on the siding.
What to do with our livingroom ceiling?
We took the old popcorn ceiling off in our livingroom and thought we could just paint it. We fixed some hairline cracks where the joint in the sheetrock are, primed a... See more
Scored this beauty - a vintage 1950's porch glider with original paint. Any tips on protecting it from the elements?
Pitted outdoor furniture...any ideas?
I bought expensive outdoor furniture that is now pitted. See photos. It seems to be pitted the worst around the bottom area where it sets on the floor. It seems to bu... See more
What color outdoor umbrella do you recommend?
I bought a wicker sectional with navy blue cushions for my back patio that has unground pool. it will sit in the corner of my pool area with 2 wicker lounge chairs on... See more
How do I make back deck kid friendly?
I’d like for my girls to play on our back deck some and want to make it family friendly and comfortable since we aren’t able to do a screened in porch anytime soo... See more
Help -- We need to repaint powder coated aluminum patio furniture
We are fortunate to have some old (30+ years) originally very high quality powder coated aluminum patio sling chairs that need to be repainted. I priced having them p... See more
What is the part of a round patio table that supports the legs?
I need to know what the part of a patio table is called that the four legs attach to which has a hole in the middle for the umbrella.
You need to use a siding plate.
Check the style as well as the depth of the siding.
How are you getting the wiring there to begin with? Have you checked the load on that circuit? Since it’s going outside there must be a GFCI outlet on that circuit.
Why not get an electrician to help you?
There is already wiring, light etc. there but it doesn't fit flush … I am wanting to replace it with one in the correct manner so it sits flush on the lapped siding.
You might want to consider these, if solar will work. We put them up a year ago and they are still working great. It's surprising how bright they are and easy to install. We even put one at the mailbox because it's so dark when we get home most days.