I’ve Always Noticed A Black Diamond On My Tape Measure, But Had No Idea Why Until Now
Carpenters must know this, but a whole lot of other people do not.
How to Decorate Walls with Natural Stone
Stone walls are a popular and chic complement for modern interiors. How to use natural stone in home interior, what type of stone to use.
How to Pour and Finish Concrete
How to Pour and Finish QUIKRETE Concrete: This video shows you the basics of how to pour (place) and finish concrete with QUIKRETE® Concrete mix, Crack Resis...
10 Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
From simple upgrades to meticulous landscaping projects to replacing outdated fixtures, there are dozensif not hundredsof ways to enhance your home's appearance. The improvements shown here won't break the bank and can be completed in a mornin
The Polite House: What Can I Do About My Neighbors’ Trash Cans?
If you’re tired of staring at unsightly garbage way before pickup day, it’s time to have some tough conversations
Top 6 Kitchen Layouts
Learn about different layouts, like L-shaped, one-wall and galley kitchens, and download templates for your renovation.
How to Design a Meadow Garden Everyone Will Love
Petite grasses or sedges plus flowers make for a manageable landscape that welcomes wildlife
Why use Prestressed Concrete vs. Cast-in-Place Concrete? What is Precast/Prestressed Concrete?
The short, salesperson’s answer is “it’s a superior building material.” Now I’m sure long before you reach the end of this you will have figured out that I’m not a salesperson. Whether it be because of the fascination I have with the manipulation of material properties, because of the lack of wordsmithing prowess that engineers... Read more »
10 Lounge-Worthy Patios, Porches and Decks
Little touches like lighting and a cushy spot to sink into can transform any outdoor space
What is the Difference Between Sheetrock and Drywall?
Home / About / Blog / What is the Difference Between Sheetrock and Drywall Whether you are new to the industry of renovations or if you are a veteran contractor who is simply curious, you may not know the difference between sheetrock and drywall. When comparing these two materials, it is similar to comparing Kleenex and generic facial tissues. Essentially, one is a name brand and the other is a generic brand. With that being said, here’s a more thorough explanation. What is Drywall? Drywall is one of the most commonly known materials used in the construction of homes to produce flat walls and other important surfaces. One sheet of drywall includes gypsum, which is essentially a type of rock that was turned into a powder and put in between two pieces of…