The Different Varieties of Menards Vinyl Fencing

Menards vinyl fencing is one of the products of an organization named Menards which is a renowned and reputed home improvement store in the mid-western part of USA. The company enjoys a vast and prominent presence throughout the country courtesy of its 252 stores in 12 states spread across the length and breadth of the…

Everything You Need to Know About Hardiplank Siding

Fiber cement siding has been around for about one hundred years, and is finally gaining popularity thanks to its unmatched durability and aesthetic beauty. Much technological advancement has been made since James Hardie invented the process of combining sand, cement and cellulose fiber into a siding product that can withstand some of the harshest climates…

DIY Wood Railings

Think about a traditional home with a huge winding staircase. What is that imaginary staircase constructed of? It is most likely constructed of some type of wood, most likely a mahogany or teak. Preferring Wooden Railings For hundreds of years, people have been making all kinds of things with wood. Almost anything can be made…

Building Lingo 101

Even if you don’t know how to fix a leaky pipe or build a house, it helps to understand the lingo. You may find yourself dealing with a contractor one day, and you’ll sound a lot more knowledgeable if you know some of the common building terms and what they mean. Take this little quiz…

DIY With Wood

Over the years I have used wood in a variety of DIY projects in my home. My very first was quite basic and meant me taking up the majority of the floor boards in the upstairs rooms and landing and replacing with brand new. Why? you may ask. It wasn’t something I should have had…

How To Make Your Own Wooden Switch Plate

When homeowners decide to change out their switch plates in their home, they usually think they will have to purchase new ones form the store. Most people put off getting new covers since they do not want to spend the extra money. What they forget is that sometimes things can still be handmade by yourself.…

Right Brain, Left Brain

The right brain controls the left side of the body and the left brain controls the right side of the body. The right brain is the more creative or emotional hemisphere and the left brain is the analytical and judgmental hemisphere. Anything that is new or not familiar to an individual is right brain dominant.…

Opening a Retail Store: Five Secrets to Success

If you’ve dreamed of becoming a store owner and are thinking about making the transition from working for someone to working for yourself, there are a few things you need to consider before making the move. The allure of “being your own boss” is very powerful, but actually succeeding at doing so can be elusive.…

Cutting and Drilling Holes in Glass

How to Cut Holes Different type of glass cutters are used to cut the pane of a glass. If you are willing to cut a large circle in a pane of glass, you may need a beam compass cutter or a beam circle cutter. A beam compass cutters contains a pivot with a rubber suction…