Start capacitor size

Looking for some advice. My Trane A/C 5 ton outside unit has provisions for the Trane BAYKSKT252A start assist kit. This appears to be a standard 5-2-1 start capacitor, so I got a 5-2-1 4-5 ton kit, and looking at a picture o…

Question: OPINIONS: PAINT OR NEW SIDING?

The goal is to improve the exterior of our home. Our home is brick, but it is ugly, mismatched brick, so the plan is to cover it somehow. It will either be painted or covered with board and batten siding. There is a small portion of the home that is no…