Category Archives: Decor

How to choose the right fireplace surround for your home

Take a look at the pros and cons of each material. Whether you have a wood burning stove or an ultra-modern bio-ethanal flame, the right surround or mantelpiece will enhance your fire and give your home warmth and character. A fireplace can become a statement piece, so making sure you choose the right one is…
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5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR NARROW LOT HOME FEEL MORE SPACIOUS

There are a number of ways that you can save space in your home, especially if you have a narrow block. Without forethought and planning, a narrow block can lead to your home feeling, well, a little too narrow. The following ideas may assist you in making more use of the space you have. Depending…
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10 Things to Know Before Building a Deck

Learn about the different types of decking materials, deck framing basics and deck terminology Select Your Decking Materials Wood, either treated or naturally weather- and insect-resistant, is what is traditionally thought of for deck materials. However, composite decking is making inroads into deck building. The initial cost is higher, but over time you can actually…
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7 tips to Make Finishing Drywall Less Frustrating

Finishing Drywall is a job that most people hire out. And for good reason. It does take practice to successfully finish drywall without needing to do a massive amount of sanding. And let’s be honest. Sanding drywall is a miserable, messy, frustrating experience. I try to avoid it as much as possible. But, maybe you,…
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