Balloon Framing Gable Walls

Prior to the 1950’s balloon framing of new homes was the standard construction method, until the advent of platform framing. Platform framing is a safer, quicker, and more cost effective method than balloon framing. With that being said, balloon framing still has many effective uses in modern house framing that can be incorporated with platform…

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Who Determines the Course of Your Life?

To live a self-determined life is the essence of consciousness. A self-determined life is fundamentally different from a life that's determined by our ego. When the ego is in charge of running our life, we only have an illusion of determining our life, not the actual experience of doing so. To be able to determine…

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Keeping Your House Painting Cost Down

If the walls of your home need cleaning, rather than trying to scrub them, you might consider a fresh coat of paint. Whether one room or the complete home, your house painting cost should not be expensive if you decide to take on the task yourself. This article points out the pros and cons as…

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