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Roofing and Siding

Roofing and Siding

The Art of Shingle Patterns

by Mary Ellen Polson
Shingles were laid to create patterns: subtle decoration for Arts & Crafts houses.
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Exterior Paint Options

by ACH admin
Period paint products and services, compiled by the editors.
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Roofing for Style

by Brian D. Coleman
Nothing caps a Storybook, Rustic, Mission or bungalow house like a complementary roof. The materials and techniques are back.
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The Siding Decision

by Mary Ellen Polson
Shingles that install quickly in rows? Stone veneer that’s a fraction of the weight of traditional materials? Historically correct siding has never been so high-tech or so user-friendly.
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Roofing and Siding Ideas

by Patricia Poore
The traditional materials are once again widely available today, as are tradespeople who work with them. Wood shingles, clay tile, slate, metal, quarter-sawn clapboards, cement stucco: these materials telegraph the style, character, and quality of the house.
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The Nostalgic Roof

by Mary Ellen Polson
Even if you live in a house from the bungalow era, chances are your roof is covered in asphalt. Nothing wrong with that: at $1 to $3 per square foot, the ubiquitous asphalt shingle is by far the most affordable roof you can buy.
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Arts & Crafts Building Expo

by Lori Viator
These companies, selected by the editors, offer period-friendly roofing and siding suitable for Bungalows, Tudors, Foursquares, and other Craftsman-era homes, as well as new ones of the Arts & Crafts Revival.
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