For New Construction (02)
The Professionals At Contractors.com Offer Up Drywall Installation Know-How
Contractors.com says, "Whether you are building a new home, having an addition put in, closing off a room or finishing the basement, there are some things you should know about installing drywall, which is commonly used in the construction of walls and ceilings." With that in mind, author Stu Silverman details some of the ins and outs of building with drywall, and includes tips about its usesuch as the availability of water and fire resistant wallboard, the option to use screws instead of nails when building, and making a choice about different finishes available. Accompanying links include an estimate calculator to determine your home improvement budget, and a contractor finderyou can even submit a project online for bidding.
Secrets to Fine Homebuilding Revealed Here
Fine Homebuilding is chock full of valuable information on such topics as architecture, design, countertops, bathrooms, tools, plumbing, floors, framing, interior painting, crown molding, kitchens, and much more. Simply click on the general theme you want to learn more about to access a series of articles and videos on that topic. If you are looking for how-to information, an extensive list of topics are provided. Click on Collections for helpful building guides; access a series of videos by clicking that tab. The blog entries posted here give you additional information, and the news section keeps you up to date on current events.
Build a Firepit and Patio Table Firepit
Get a list of materials, as well as step-by-step instructions for building your own outdoor firepit by visiting this web site. You will also find the information you need to construct your own patio table fire pit. For the latter project, you will need to buy a fire pits bowl basin that will fit into the center depression of the firepit. Whichever project you choose, you can look forward to hours of enjoyment by the fire.
Need To Get To The Second Floor? Build Yourself Some Stairs!
It's a skill that comes in handy, even if you have an army of contractors building your new homebuilding a set of stairs, whether its three or 30, is integral to just about any home design. Author Doug Adams has a thorough article at ExtremeHowTo.com that details the construction of stairs, complete with schematics and construction photography. The article includes information about layout and resulting calculations, cutting and buildingand there's a stair-building glossary included for the novice.
The Fireplace Corner: Outdoor Fireplace Masonry Information
Visitors to the Fireplace Corner outdoor fireplace masonry will learn about the charm that this type of feature can bring to any outdoor living space. Find out about the materials used to construct them and how the hearth is usually constructed. The advantages of using a material other than wood to power the flames in the fireplace as well.
Build A Gazebo With These Tips From Gazebos.BackyardUtopia.com
Building a gazebo isn't impossible, as long as you have the know-how. This article offers up useful information on the "what to do before we build" particulars of gazebo construction so that when you begin a project, you can hit the ground running. Once you've done your homework, you can take advantage of the links provided to find books on gazebo design and blueprints, made-to-order kits, or even an online tool to custom design our own piece of paradise outdoors!