Posts tagged materials
Finding the perfect garage door is all about selecting the best material and style to suit your needs and the aesthetic of your home. There is a variety of garage door materials, and each has its own merits and shortcomings. This article will summarize the pros and cons of each material. [...]
The use of reclaimed wood isn’t a new concept, but it’s seen a surge in popularity especially with the green building and remodeling boom. Reclaimed lumber is simply wood with a past life used for a new purpose. Like all materials, reclaimed wood has not only benefits, but it also has some drawbacks. [...]
Building a Birdhouse from Scrap Cedar (aka … SubTitle :: Do It Yourself with a Friend is Twice as Nice)4
In this post, I work with Beth of Beth's DIY Workshop to build a birdhouse from scrap cedar. This birdhouse being my gift in a White Elephant Gift Exchange for this year's Baltimore Bloggers Holiday Party hosted by One Project Closer. [...]
Windows serve as the elemental source of ventilation and passage of light for any room or building. When choosing the right kind of window, you should take into account both the style and the functionality. With the wide variety of styles and designs available, it's not really difficult to choose the right replacement windows for your house. Let's take a look at the different types of replacement windows that are used. [...]
Fiber cement is a packed mixture of cellulose fibers, sand and cement. This material is available in boards of different sizes, densities, thickness, and surface designs. They are becoming a popular alternative to wood and vinyl in residential construction. They are also in great demand for commercial buildings because of superior performance properties. Here are a few reasons why you should consider fiber cement siding for your home ...