In the past, attaching an elevated deck patio cover to any structure, required posts mounted through the existing roof. As roofs run different pitches, these labor intensive post mounts have to be customized for each roof. They also require cutting into the existing roof, increasing home-owner and contractor liability with the risk of possible future roof leaks. Non-elevated patio covers […]
Judy and Bob Dulovic love their backyard. Now, after applying RollerRock® to the patio, pool deck and walkway, they love it even more. Originally built in 1986, the in-ground pool is the focal point of the Dulovic yard. In 2008 the family added a beige coat of RollerRock real stone coating from Daich Coatings to the concrete surfaces in their […]
Thanks to a four-season entertainment room, poolside parties happen throughout the year at the Hardwick home in Kokomo, Ind. Created with two durable, almost all-glass garage doors from Haas Door, the structure is ready for year-round activities and gatherings. “We’ve received a ton of compliments on these garage doors,” says homeowner Carl Hardwick. “And, during the recent quarantine, we’ve even […]
From post to vaulted ceiling-a really regal rail.
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By Belinda Remley
When the size of a patio project is too large to DIY, it’s time to call the pros.
By Blair Weilnau Building your own backyard oasis is simple with a plasma cutter and welding machine. With these machines, you can fix your broken metal gate, build a trellis for your garden or create customized backyard art. Intricate furniture and one-of-a-kind sculptures can be easily designed, welded and pieced together to create unique outdoor living spaces. With a plasma […]
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (May 16, 2017) YARDMAX®, a manufacturer of innovative, high-quality outdoor power equipment (OPE), announced today the availability of its new line of YARDMAX plate compactors. Presented in varying compaction forces of 1,850 lbs., 2,500 lbs. and 3,000 lbs., this versatile equipment is designed to meet the demands of any small- to […]
Dress up your rafters with a decorative tail pattern By Matt Weber At the recent Remodeling Show/Deck Expo in Baltimore, Maryland, the EHT staff caught up with our friend Mark Clement, who was giving a demonstration on how to cut decorative rafter tails. With a limitless array of patterns, these stylistic enhancements to the ends of a beam or rafter […]
By Walt Steele There’s good news and there’s good news. You can have a new clay paver patio or walkway without digging, without spreading crusher run, without tamping, without measuring out an inch of sand and screeding it smooth. You can do it without cutting a single clay paver. And you can make […]