The Paradigm Building & Remodeling Notebook (Blog)
Timber Frame vs Conventional Stick Frame
Trustile Provides A Multitude of Interesting Door Styles
I appreciate the multitude of designs and options available for doors provided by Trustile
Entry Door Styles Guide: Custom Exterior Door Design & Buying Guide
Make the entry to your home a most welcoming invitation with an exceptional entrance by TruStile. In collaboration with our parent company, Marvin®, we have engineered a family of premium entry systems that don’t just transform a space, but how you feel inside it.
and Interior Architectural Styles
Are you building a Tuscan-inspired home? Looking for that Mid-Century Modern vibe? Perhaps you would like to replace your doors, but need help identifying the right style for your home. Authentic Designs® by TruStile helps you select the right door for your home’s architectural style.
Composite Porch and Deck Flooring
A local called me the other day and asked me about composite porch flooring.
There are various products out there from TimberTech, Deckorators, and Lumberock but I think I learn towards and prefer the Azek Timbertech. Every installation I have seen looks as good as it does on day one. While they are all good products ultimately what is going to really drive the homeowners choice is the color and “look & feel” of the sample board in that unlike a genuine wood porch floor you can’t paint or stain the boards to your own specific taste.
Hardwood & Stained Wood Looks Give your porch the refined look of premium hardwood with all the benefits of a durable capped polymer material. Our high-performance, low-maintenance porch boards are designed with a tongue-and-groove system for minimal gapping, giving you a smooth surface you’ll never have to sand, stain, or seal.
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Low-Maintenance Alternatives to Lawns – FineGardening
How-To Like any traditional American gardener, I’ve paid homage to the gods of turfgrass around my house. I’ll admit that lawns provide a place to rest the eye and showcase mixed borders; they also create a sense of order and safety around the house. But turfgrass is boring-not to mention high maintenance.
Types of No-Mow Grass Alternatives – Lawn Care Blog | Lawn Love
Mowing can be a monster. It eats up your precious weekend, guzzles gasoline, and pollutes air and waterways. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), gas lawn mower emissions account for 5% of the country’s air pollution. With low-maintenance grass alternatives that require little or no mowing, you can enjoy more free time and a verdant, eco-friendly lawn.
More Sustainable (and Beautiful) Alternatives to a Grass Lawn
In a case of taking “the grass is always greener” a bit too literally, American homeowners have long strived to make their lawns brighter, lusher, and more velvety than their neighbors’. But all that competition has a devastating environmental impact.
We’ve Gotten a Lot Better at Building Good Houses – Dwell
We’ve Gotten a Lot Better at Building Good Houses
The first building scientists were presumably our hominid ancestors who figured out that a cave would keep them dry in the rain and cool in the heat. A million or so years later, we started building houses, and that’s when the fun really began.
26 Fantastic & Functional Mud Room Designs (Photo Gallery) – Home Awakening
A collection of mudroom ideas to inspire your thinking…
26 Fantastic & Functional Mud Room Designs (Photo Gallery)
Updated on January 3, 2022 If you’ve ever wondered how to keep the house from becoming a mess when you come in, you’ve probably thought about the need for a mud room. They can vary in size, but no matter what, they are helpful. Sometimes your needs are simple.
4 Myths About Construction Debunked – YouTube
Rockwool Comfortboard Insulation
New Ductless Carrier System for Pros: Quicker Install, Easier Maintenance, Better Performance