Sitting around the fire. It’s a tradition that goes back further than recorded history and is one that has endured for many reasons. The simplest of which is that it’s just plain relaxing. What better way to spend a summer evening than being gathered
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Discover why architects, builders, homeowners are switching from vinyl to Andersen® 100 Series windows and patio doors made from Fibrex® composite material t...
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Next time you have some downed hardwood trees in your way, make easy and beautiful DIY wooden stools.
How to Clean Pre-Painted Metal Roofing and Siding
Anyone that has pre-painted metal roofing or siding will eventually need to clean it. It is recommended that cleaning either of these be accomplished with
Bathroom Renovations: 7 Tips and Mistakes to Avoid
Whether you’re planning to sell your home soon or just trying to make your home more comfortable, a bathroom renovation is one of your best bets. Perhaps you’re ready to make a significant investment to create a spa-like oasis with a separate shower and a deep tub—or if your budget is smaller, you may want to explore what you can accomplish with new fixtures and a fresh coat of paint. Whichever direction your renovation takes you, we at Modernize want to provide you with the best possible guidance for your bathroom renovation. Here’s how to make sure that your renovation goes smoothly, improves your home’s aesthetic appeal, and increases your home’s overall value 1. Start with a realistic budget Once you start taking tiles off the walls or floors, your bathroom renovation can…
Windows and Doors Prices: How to Control Markup Costs
Learn more about how contractors figure markup costs for materials, and how you can control inflated windows and doors prices.
How to Design a Meadow Garden Everyone Will Love
Petite grasses or sedges plus flowers make for a manageable landscape that welcomes wildlife
How to Build a Wood Storage Shed
Welcome! I’m really excited to share with you the plans for How to Build a Wood Storage Shed today. This project is sure to dress up your fire pit area or create a nice spot to store and preserve firewood for your home. Learn how to build your own wood shed. My neighbor emailed me the …
10 Reasons You Should Use Sustainable Building Materials
It is very trendy, but why else should we use sustainable building materials in our homes? Here we outline 10 benefits to using sustainable building materials. Some may surprise you!