How To Tape And Mud Drywall Seams

Many homes are built with garages and/or basements that are unfinished. This usually means that the drywall is hung on the housing frames, but the holes and seams are not taped or patched. If you can learn to patch drywall on your own, you can easily finish your basement or garage. Patching drywall is often called "mudding". Drywall mud is very easy to work with if you have the right tools. Read More 

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Zinc Countertops

Zinc is an alternative material for countertops that provides a number of unique qualities when compared to more traditional granite or marble countertops. These qualities provide zinc countertops with a wide range of advantages and disadvantages over other types of countertops. Understanding what a zinc countertop has to offer your kitchen can help you decide if it is the right choice during a remodeling. The Advantages of Zinc Countertops Zinc countertops are extremely easy to clean. Read More 

Designer Concrete Flooring Projects To Update Your Home

Concrete has been used by home designers for several years. It is a flexible material that can be poured, molded, sculpted, dyed and polished to create a number of different looks in your home. Here are some flooring ideas to get you started thinking about how you can use concrete to update the look in your home. Dining Room Create an elegant floor in this space that is durable and easy to maintain. Read More 

What Are The Benefits Of A Copper Roof?

For hundreds of years, metal roofing has been used to provide shelter, and beauty, as ornate material on buildings.  Although aesthetically pleasing, copper roofs have several benefits for homeowners.  Cooper roofs are energy and cost efficient, durable, environmentally friendly, lightweight, and it is low maintenance. Aesthetics Copper has a rich appealing appearance, and unlike most metals, copper's elegant appearance continues as it ages or patinas, during its natural oxidation process, which creates a protective coating to inhibit corrosion. Read More 

Tips For Weather-Proofing Your Sliding Glass Doors

Sliding glass doors allow lots of light into the room and can even help make the space feel larger. Unfortunately, they are also vulnerable to potential heat loss from drafts and other issues. Most sliding doors aren't equipped with insulating windows, so it's important to be proactive about your weatherproofing. Here are some tips to help you prevent heat loss through your sliding glass doors. Disassemble the Sliding Doors The disassembling process will be slightly different from model to model, but having the basics can help you work through it. Read More