How to Choose Exterior House Paint Colors

Choosing exterior house paint colors can feel like an overwhelming task if a homeowner goes blindly into the project. Walk into any home improvement store and a customer will find a massive amount of color paints to choose from. The good news is that there are...

Building a House: How to Start the Process

There are several advantages to building a new home instead of purchasing a pre-owned home. When you build a home, you are able to have things exactly as you want: the design, layout, and costs of your new home are largely within your control. One of the main issues...

How to Build a Smokehouse

When I was a child smokehouses were still common. I remember going with my grandfather to cut some bacon, ham or sausage for my grandmother to cook for breakfast. The smell of the meat is ingrained into my memory. The smokehouse had wooden poles that reached across...

Building a House

I'm building a houseWith a good foundationWhich is the basisFor any successful creationI'm building a houseOne board at a timeAnd when it is finishedIt will be worth my dimeI'm building a houseSlapping up the paintGoing for somethingModern, but...

Building a Tree House for Your Child

If you are lucky enough to have a backyard with trees that can accommodate a tree house, you have the opportunity to create a special hideaway for your child. You can build it from scratch, or buy a tree house kit to make things easy. The important thing is to make...