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LP SmartSide vs. T1-11 Siding for Sheds

Are you trying to get the inside scoop on what kind of shed siding really performs best. In this article you will find a comparison of T1-11 siding and LP SmartSide. T1-11 harks from the 1960’s, and was a major advance in its day. Over the years, however, some weaknesses became evident–primarily that it had to be repainted or restained every …

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Shed maintenance

Best Painted Sheds–What Makes A Quality Paint Job?

Are you looking for a quality painted shed? Or wondering whether there is such a thing? When it comes to the quality of a painted shed, knowing the difference between OK and GREAT is not just a hush-hush insiders’ secret. Here, a professional painter gives you two tips to look for if you want …

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shingle installation

PROS and CONS of Shingle Shed Roofs

Shingles are America’s most popular roof. They are inexpensive and versatile. But like any other roofing material, they have their own sets of strengths and weaknesses. To make a smart, informed buying decision, you need to weigh the pros and cons of shingles. For starters…

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Painted Garden Cottage with architectural shingles

Shingle Shed Roofs–3 Differences Between the BEST and the REST

Shingles are a super-popular shed roof. They look great, can match the house, and come in a variety of colors.

But they can also be a pain if they are low-quality. They can curl and crack before their time. They can blow off in a wind storm. Either of these will give you a leaky roof. And a leaky roof is not only obnoxious, it will rot out your shed in no time.

Shingles are not all the same quality. Even within the same brand…

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