Next time you have some downed hardwood trees in your way, make easy and beautiful DIY wooden stools.
DIY: Concrete Block Planters
On a recent trip to the hardware store, I spotted a wall of basalite concrete blocks, which got me thinking about all sorts of possible uses; coffee table
How to Clean and Restain a Deck
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva breathes new life into a weather-beaten wood deck
Have What It Takes to do Metal Roofing? Yes You Do!
Attention Shingle Roofers. Metal Roofing is generally more expensive than an asphalt shingle roof, a
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…
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
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Brick system offers lightweight alternative to conventional veneer
While traditional clay brick continues to be a workhorse material in new construction projects, it is rarely used as a structural building component. When compared to alternative nonstructural veneer
Tips for Building your own Backyard Fire Pit
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
How to Design a Meadow Garden Everyone Will Love
Petite grasses or sedges plus flowers make for a manageable landscape that welcomes wildlife