A gravel driveway can be a classic, low-maintenance, and inexpensive addition to a home. Even better—it is a reasonable undertaking for a determined DIYer. Here's how to make a gravel driveway.
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
Why Build a Beautiful Church?
I used to wonder why the Church, in her venerable wisdom, had a memorial feast day (August 5) for the dedication of Santa Maria Maggiore ...
12 Key Tips For Hiring Contractors And Builders
How to Fix Scratches on Hardwood Floors
If you have hardwood floors, accumulating scratches are inevitable, even if you're careful. The majority of scratches are caused by moving furniture, pets, and tracking in small rocks from outside. Restoring the look of a scratched...
Top Environmental Benefits of Metal Roofing
As consumers become more educated about the need for sustainable living, many homeowners and homebuyers are prioritizing eco-friendly living in their home purchases and other home renovations. To meet public outcry for conservation, recyclability, and sustainability, those in the home improvement and construction industries are seeking solid alternatives that will adhere to even the most rigorous standards of eco-friendliness and sustainable living. Of the various home improvement green solutions, metal roofing is definitely one that is gaining great popularity even among the most skeptical homeowners and buyers. The Rise of Metal Roofing Made of various metal materials — such as tin, aluminum, copper, and galvanized steel — metal roofs are known to withstand some of Mother…
An 8-Point Guide to a Feng Shui House
Each spot in your home is associated with a different aspect of your life. Here’s a beginner’s guide to cultivating positive energy in every zone.
How To Choose An Energy-Efficient Garage Door
In the quest for an energy-efficient home, many people overlook the importance of an energy-efficient garage door. Here's how to avoid this common mistake.
What The Art World Can Learn From A Studio For Developmentally Disabled Artists
Brooklyn's LAND Gallery approaches its artists with seriousness and generosity.
What is Asphalt Resurfacing?
Patching up asphalt is not always a sustainable solution; the entire asphalt surface may need replaced. But just what does asphalt resurfacing involve?