1.||Thinking about a new Bathroom?|
The bathroom is the usually the second room in the house that we visit each morning and we certainly visit it multiple times throughout the day. So why not make this place as attractive as it can be? (Or at least as attractive as the ...
[Added: 02 Apr 2007 Hits: 1781 Words: 540]
2.||Introducing Cabinet makers|
Without employing the professional services of a cabinet maker, you're basically stuck with remodeling your home kitchen or bathroom with pre-designed cabinets - which might not be a problem if you're lucky enough to find what you want. But what if you aren't able ...
[Added: 02 Mar 2007 Hits: 1778 Words: 520]
3.||Don't Forget Your Gutters!|
If you're planning on having a new roof installed (or repaired) and you want it to last for the duration of its warranty, then you'll appreciate the following advice on how to take care of your roof through gutter ...
[Added: 25 Feb 2007 Hits: 1515 Words: 521]
4.||Looking for a little fence work?|
A wooden privacy fence surrounds almost every home in California. In fact, that's one of the things that differentiates a California home from a home in any other state.
Without a fence, homeowners risk attracting uninvited guests (dogs, cats, etc.) and should the homeowners ...
[Added: 21 Feb 2007 Hits: 1016 Words: 548]
5.||A Case for a Fireplace|
Unlike in the past, we don't need nor necessarily use fireplaces for warmth. Today, we use fireplaces for aesthetics or to create a warm atmosphere within a home. Although they aren't required, fireplaces have a unique ...
[Added: 17 Feb 2007 Hits: 1326 Words: 539]
6.||A Swimming Pool is Cool-literally|
A swimming pool just oozes coolness from all sides of a privacy fence! Whether it's an above ground swimming pool or an in-ground swimming pool - nothing makes your lifestyle more fashionable (or popular) than your very own swimming pool.
Why? While swimming ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007 Hits: 1019 Words: 575]
7.||What's all this talk about molding?|
Without the unique invention of molding, not only would we be faced with boring flat interiors, we would literally lose our sense of time. We're not kidding! Molding is often the first item that we ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007 Hits: 937 Words: 567]
8.||Who can resist a hot tub?!|
Hot tubs have captured our interest since the very first time that they were introduced and it's hard to argue why. Hot tubs are not only beautiful, they're extremely relaxing!
What's a hot tub?
Sometimes called a soaking tub, spa, or Jacuzzi, a ...
[Added: 15 Feb 2007 Hits: 814 Words: 559]
9.||An Introduction to Stone Masonry|
When you think of fancy brickwork, that's stone masonry. But just as there's fancy brickwork, other materials can be and are used to build some of the most beautiful walls, fences, porches, patios, or even driveways that you'll ever see. This work ...
[Added: 15 Feb 2007 Hits: 785 Words: 540]
10.||Have a little fun in the sun!|
It should be no surprise that interest in solar power has significantly increased in lieu of the recent energy crisis in California. Rising costs, brown outs, and downright black outs make living in a technological ...
[Added: 14 Feb 2007 Hits: 732 Words: 548]
11.||Building a Log Home|
Although living may be a bit more efficient +inside+ in traditional housing, a modern home with all of today's conventional trimmings doesn't quite allow us to enjoy nature the way that log homes do. Modern homes are really built for communal living - complete with a residential plumbing/sewer system, ...
[Added: 13 Feb 2007 Hits: 855 Words: 710]
12.||Getting Real About Your Home Improvement Plans|
Right about the time when we're ready (or we think that we're ready) to renovate our living space, we do one of two things. One, we get a little wild and crazy with ideas about our property without knowing if our dreams are realistic. ...
[Added: 12 Feb 2007 Hits: 715 Words: 541]
13.||A Little Bit About Stained Glass|
Ask any average person about stained glass and the reaction will most probably be something along the lines of, 'Oh sure, yeah - it's pretty. I like it.' But there's much more to stained glass than aesthetics. This ancient art form has a rich history throughout the ...
[Added: 11 Feb 2007 Hits: 1049 Words: 511]
14.||Don't Forget the Paint!|
It's amazing how a simple paint job by professional painters can brighten a room or change the atmosphere of a home's interior. And when we're thinking about remodeling or redecorating, it can be overlooked as an important part of the process. Our minds could be ...
[Added: 10 Feb 2007 Hits: 855 Words: 580]
15.||Let's talk About Basement Refinishing|
An unfinished basement can be one of the most scariest and spooky areas of the house and that's probably because they never really were designed for living in the first place. Historically, the basement was designed as a storage area - purposely kept dark and ...
[Added: 08 Feb 2007 Hits: 810 Words: 518]
16.||An Introduction to Water Heaters|
In today's society, it's impossible to perform daily activities without a quality water heater. Just ask anyone who has experienced a faulty water heater! One faulty water heater and everything is thrown askew! Water heaters can fail to adequately perform for a number of reasons - age ...
[Added: 08 Feb 2007 Hits: 2357 Words: 516]
17.||What Restoration Really Means|
Some people believe that restoration is restoring something to a satisfactory state. But to the homeowner interested in preservation, restoration is a whole new ballgame because it means restoring something to its original condition. An original condition is very different ...
[Added: 04 Feb 2007 Hits: 686 Words: 545]
18.||Decorative Plaster Huh?|
When we typically hear of plaster, we think of a white or off-white smooth surfacing material. Decorative plaster on the other hand is something quite different. No - it isn't some wild sculptural configuration like you might have seen in art history books. Today's ...
[Added: 22 Dec 2006 Hits: 1560 Words: 523]