By Monte Burch With the beginning of fall weather comes that much dreaded annual chore—winterizing your home. Many of these chores are ignored, but a little time spent before the football season can be extremely important, not only in conserving fuel and money, but in effectively maintaining a comfortable and safe environment. Following are some tips […]
Oscillating Multitools Take the Market by Storm
They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and a home’s entryway is a focal point that any visitor will notice first.
By Matt Weber From cutting access to framing and installation.
Using the newest synthetic moldings and shingles as well as tried-and-true techniques to revive an old friend.
By Larry Walton Cutting Off Doors to Clear for your New Flooring.
Woodgrain frames and decorative hardware enhance the home.
Replacing your shutters? Consider installing decorative urethane shutters for years of low-maintenance curb appeal.
Q: How does a split-jamb door work? A: Prehung split-jamb doors are designed for situations where an interior wall’s rough frame is thicker than a standard opening, and a standard size prehung jamb won’t fit. Split-jamb doors have a two-piece jamb that is separated lengthwise and sandwiches the wall between the two pieces. When installing, set the unhinged side in the […]
Move over Superman. The Man of Steel takes second place to the strength associated with many building products manufactured for today’s homes. In the “perfect storm” of technology, some of today’s windows, millwork and roofs are being built to withstand everything from hurricanes to wildfires. During her research of product selection for […]
Giving One Away Each Week 1 TOOL + 10 CONFIGURATIONS + 1,100 lbs. BENDING FORCE = The Hardwood Wrench™ is the “Original” patented self-locking deck board straightening tool. Used to hold deck boards straight while hidden deck fasteners are installed, its cam locks into place, transferring a pushing force of around 1,100 lbs. A true “one-man, one-handed installation!” […]