Use a masonry waterproofer to conceal stains and prevent water intrusion.
Protect and beautify your exterior wood with a quality preservative. Here’s a look at the type of products available and some tips on how to apply them.
Concrete offers an inexpensive alternative to traditional flooring materials
A Guide to Concrete Construction
Stamping concrete is an affordable way to imitate the look of natural stone or brick without having to pay for the real thing. Proprietary rubber patterns that create effects resembling natural stone, and preconfigured patterns such as brick or cobblestone, are commercially available, but sometimes look like what they are — artificial. One alternative is to create your own […]
ARCHBOLD, OHIO – Back in 1872, the editor of The Waterville Times (N.Y.) newspaper urged area residents to stop talking about building a bandstand on the village green and do it. Now, 137 years later, the bandstand is complete. “We don’t like to rush things around here,” jokes Philippa Brown, village historian and a member of the Memorial Bandstand Committee. […]
By Editorial Staff Alot of serious DIY’ers have a second home at their home—that being the garage or workshop. What superficially appears to be a cluttered shelter for tools and materials is, to some, a solitary retreat from a noisy household, to others, a mad scientists’ laboratory for germinating projects yet to come. Whether a skilled carpenter or a […]
Are you planning a new addition to your home or business and realize that you need a more convenient way to access the new area—but you don’t have room for a conventional stairway? Perhaps you’re adding a workout room on a lower level and need a way to get to that area from the master bedroom. Have you built a […]