• How To Install Foam Board Insulation Under Siding

    28 January 2015

    Today, many homes are making use of what is known as "double wall" insulation. In this system, insulation batts are positioned between the studs and joists on the inside of the home, while rigid foam board insulation is applied over the exterior sheathing. Once this is done, whatever type of siding you choose to install can then be applied over the foam board. The following will show you the steps to take in order to install your own foam board insulation.

  • Assessing The Proper Wood For Fence Appearance And Durability

    26 January 2015

    Picking fencing material takes more than looking for the prettiest wood. You need to know what works well with difference paints, weather conditions and even the way you install the fencing. A few concepts of wood durability can help you figure out which woods to use for which purposes. Oak Wood Is Sturdy And Load-Bearing Oak wood is moderately rot resistant, but its claim to fame comes from its ability to take a punch.

  • Three Options to Consider When Choosing a Standing Seam Metal Roof Product for Your Home

    23 January 2015

    If you want to have a new roof for your home, metal roofing can provide you with many benefits. It is a product that will last much longer than conventional asphalt shingles, and it is very affordable to have installed. There are many different types of metal roofing systems to choose from, but standing seam metal roofing is one of the most popular and easiest to install systems. There are still different types of standing seam metals roofs, and here are three factors to consider to help you choose the system that is right for your home:

  • Choosing Exterior Elements That Look Great And Function Well With Your Home

    22 January 2015

    Looks can be important to how people determine the value or quality of your home. Just like meeting someone for the first time, when people see your house, are you confident with how it is perceived? There are specific elements of exterior home design that can make a big difference in the overall appearance of your home. From choosing a mailbox to backyard greenery, here are some ways to enhance the exterior of your home:

  • Does Your Hardwood Sound Like A Squeak Toy? Here Are Some Easy Ways To Fix It

    14 January 2015

    If you're like most people, you love the look of your hardwood floors. However, if you're waking up at night to get a glass of water and the floor squeaks, you might not like them so much, especially if you're waking the rest of the house. This guide demonstrates how to stop hardwood floors from sounding like a squeak toy whether you have a basement or not. For Homes With a Basement