Use Reclaimed Wood To Bring Something Special To Your Bathroom

Your bathroom is your sanctuary, and you should take the time during your remodel to make it into something special. Reclaimed wood has become a popular way to create unique pieces that are environmentally conscious. Regardless for your reasons for considering this option, here are some ideas that make use of reclaimed wood to get your creative juices flowing. Vanity Perhaps the easiest place to make use of this material is with your bathroom vanity. Read More 

Five Attractive Garage Door Styles to Boost Your Curb Appeal

The garage door is an all-too-often overlooked opportunity to increase your home's curb appeal. By choosing a garage door that coordinates with the rest of your home, but also stands out and calls attention to itself, you can set your home apart from others in the area. Here's a look at five unique, attractive garage door styles to consider. Industrial Metal If you have a modern home exterior with clean lines and simple geometry, an industrial-style metal garage door will look perfect. Read More 

Will Your New Home Need A New Sewer Line?

When purchasing a home, there are literally hundreds of details you need to check to ensure you are paying the right price for the home. While some repairs are not necessarily a bad thing, you should still know about them so you can factor into the cost of the home. While the condition of the sewer line is not something that will likely pop to the top of your list, it can cost you dearly if you end up having to replace not only the line, but also the landscaping around it. Read More 

Tips For Turning Your Home’s Gutters Into A Rainwater Collection System

As more people become environmentally aware and seek sustainability, rainwater collection has become increasingly popular. If you've been thinking about setting up a rainwater collection system, you'll want to be sure that your gutter system is designed so that it will work for you, not against you. Here are some tips to help you optimize your home's rain gutters so you can collect rainwater on your property. Rainwater Harvesting Basics Read More 

How To Bury An Underground Electrical Cable In Your Yard

There are many reasons for extending the electrical supply from a home to an outdoor location or building: lighting a utility shed, installing a freestanding outlet or powering a swimming pool filtration system are just a few possibilities. While electrical cable can be elevated, burying the cable is a simpler and neater option in most cases. Burying electrical cable is a straightforward project for the average do-it-yourself homeowner and can be accomplished easily with proper planning and technique. Read More