Asbestos fibres pose a dangerous threat to our health. If you are thinking of removing asbestos containing material from your home read this guide first and stay safe.
There are thousands of outdoor sheds available at affordable price out there. Why would you want to build one yourself? Let’s see. Maybe because that’s a fun project to do, maybe because doing that is the only way to be sure that you have exactly the design, size and structure that fits your need, and …
A small collection of carefully chosen carpentry tools can get you through most projects around the home. Discover which tools you need in your tool belt with this free guide.
Everyone has heard of Green and how it relates to the environment. Most people think of being green as turning of the lights when they leave a room or turning down the thermostat a couple of degrees in the winter. While those things help, there is a much larger contribution to be made – conserving the energy we have.
Homemade solar panels on neighborhood rooftops are becoming a common sight in many communities as homeowners look to find ways to reduce the ever increasing cost of electrical power from the commercial power grid.
Small Cottages are really very cosy and comfortable where you can either enjoy your vacations or spend your life after retirement. The design, plan and style of the cottage depends a lot on the location, availability of material, weather conditions and your own personal likings. Cottage houses are for those people who are looking for beauty and the harmony of nature.
The small home is making a big comeback. We can point to several reasons for this. Economical reasons head the list but people are keenly interested in efficiency, environmental responsibility, and ease of upkeep.
When one makes a statement that they are moving into a new home that can be taken one of two ways. It can mean that it is an old home but a new one for that person or they are moving into a home that has never been occupied before.
It’s important that the developer of a building have an idea of the various requirements of the building code if you are to design a house. The size of the rooms should be considered at the design stage so as not to have unnecessary waste of resources and materials. Most developers are carried away by room size not knowing that one doesn’t need to have a big room that is unusable.
Usually, in standard size houses you would see 2 bedrooms per bathroom. A standard home design layout with 3 bedrooms for example would normally have 2 bathrooms or at least 1-3/4 bathrooms which is a bathroom with a shower instead of a tub. (A full bathroom always has a tub and that is the standard).