Awning Types And Styles

Adding awnings to your home or other building can add an interesting visual boost while also providing shade from the sun and elements.  There are a huge variety of awnings to choose from – between style and material, the awning world is your oyster!  However, because there are such a panoply of awnings to choose…

Shutters – Some Styles And Inspiration

There are two types of shutters that people can talk about – exterior and interior.  They both serve different purposes, so let’s take a look at these two cousins of the window world. Exterior shutters seem like an antiquated part of housing design – you don’t really see them all too often on houses built…

Fences – Types, Designs, And Inspiration

Are you looking to add a fence to your yard?  There are a number of different materials and styles to choose from; so many so that it can be a daunting challenge to choose one!  Sometimes people have an exact style they want in mind – for example, the famous “white picket fence”.  Others want…

Artificial Turf For Your Home

When deciding on how to landscape your home, choosing a ground cover can be an interesting decision.  Having a lawn is attractive but requires maintenance, water, and other things such as fertilizer.  An interesting alternative to a real lawn is artificial turf (or artificial lawn or synthetic grass).  The types of artificial turf available have…

Ideas For Gutters And Downspouts

Being a homeowner can have its ups and downs with lots of options for building and endless questions when it comes time to repair something.  One of the things that often gets asked about are gutters – people ignore them until they aren’t working anymore.  If you’ve noticed that every time it rains there is…