Friday, March 8, 2013 10:04:00 AM
Dreaming about a home theater? Why not make your dreams come true by creating your own cinematic oasis? Whether you're a sports fan whose life would complete with a gigantic 72-inch flat screen, an MTV veteran searching for the perfect sound or a true lover of the silver screen, the home theater experience is now within your grasp.
Friday, March 1, 2013 9:40:00 AM
Melissa Skinner from Great Day Improvements explains how to aerate your lawn using a mechanical core aerator. She'll walk you through the process and provide some tips for you to consider along the way. read more
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:01:00 AM
Insulation is the key to efficiently heat and cool your home. Done properly, insulation will return dividends when the weather outside is frightful. As with all steps of construction, there are several decisions to make before insulating. These decisions can range from types, locations and amounts of insulation. To help you choose, we’ll be going over the differences between the two most common insulations used in homes today, cellulose and fiberglass insulation.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 9:02:00 AM
So, how do you accomplish much-needed privacy in the backyard while keeping both parties happy? There are quite a few easily and not so easily achieved solutions from which to choose. From the trusty, traditional wooden fence to the bigger pergola or patio cover – you have options. Careful planning and consideration are in order to create backyard privacy that is both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional. Take a look at some of our favorite privacy options.
Monday, February 25, 2013 10:20:00 AM
So we have this little place out in the country, right? It’s a small house that we built ourselves on a lot of land. Building a deck was as important to us as building the rest of the house. We needed a space we loved to be in, where we could bask in the beauty of all that nature surrounding us. Figuring out what kind of material to use for the deck, however, turned out to be a real thorn in our sides. Don’t get me wrong, it was worth it! And we hope you’ll benefit from some of the information we collected on the subject, in this article.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:24:00 PM
For most of us the attic is the most used unregulated area in our homes. It becomes a place to store memories and junk and, for some, a nice hideaway for some peace and quiet. However, since it’s also the highest point in the house, and as hot air rises, the attic is a natural path for heat loss to occur. To prevent heat loss the attic space should be well insulated. But how much insulation is enough for the attic?
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:29:00 PM
If your house is in dire need of some outdoor space, adding a patio or deck can increase your square foot without robbing your children of their college educations. Each option offers an area to gather with friends and family, grill out, and relax under the sun (or stars); the option you choose will likely depend on your budget, space and needs. In this article we’ll take a look at the benefits of both patios and decks so your hardest decision will be where to place the grill.