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Guide to Roof Construction and Inspection

Guide to Roof Construction and Inspection

  Roof repair or replacement is inevitable for any home owner. It is important to beware of the costs and challenges involved when it comes to repairing or replacing roofs. This post seeks to...

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Keep Your Car Covered With a DIY Carport

Keep Your Car Covered With a DIY Carport

  When it comes to saving your vehicle from the harmful elements of nature, building a shelter for your car is the perfect answer. With a great set of carport diy plans, you can create a home for...

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Latest Completed Bathroom

Latest Completed Bathroom

Completed bathroom project @StudioDecor.

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5 Things You Need to Know about Home Inspections

5 Things You Need to Know about Home Inspections

    For new home buyers, a home inspection may seem like an unnecessary obstacle to get out of the way. However, getting a home or property professionally inspected is a valuable opportunity to...

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Weinberg Building

Weinberg Building

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This former brewery was named the 2009 Public Building of the Year after its extensive renovation that included custom, oversized Round Top windows made by Marvin.

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How to Build a Playground in Your Backyard

How to Build a Playground in Your Backyard

You have a wide selection of outdoor playground sets to choose from online or at your local retailer, but building a playground at home is a lot easier than you think. Building a playground for home...

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A bridge from the past

A bridge from the past

A bridge in the courtyard speaks to the sites past

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Necessity is the mother of invention.

Necessity is the mother of invention.

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This unique solution to a "historic" problem is quite a surprise.

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Bringing the Outside In

Bringing the Outside In

A Seattle Architect re-imagines the relationship between a home and its surroundings.

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Clairemont Renovation

Clairemont Renovation

This project was a whole-home renovation where the home, before, was dark and closed off where access to the second level and many of the spaces on the main level were difficult to navigate in this...

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Riverfront Raze and Replace

Riverfront Raze and Replace

A raze and replace that includes a historic portion of the home originally brought across the ice of the frozen Nantucket Sound.

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Beach Home

Beach Home

A quirky four-apartment structure on the water transformed into a multi-generational beach home.

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The Gatehouse

The Gatehouse

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Transformation of an early 1900's gatehouse on a majestic lakefront property

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Hardware Geek - Accurate Pocket Door Hardware Review

Hardware Geek - Accurate Pocket Door Hardware Review

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I'm a hardware geek, and I think hardware can make or break a house. Here's what I think about Accurate's full mortise pocket door hardware.

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Finishing Touch Extra: Porch from the Past

Finishing Touch Extra: Porch from the Past

Clues from the past helped reconstruct this porch to its original beauty.

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Another Take on Reproducing Historic Moldings

Another Take on Reproducing Historic Moldings

FHB author Bill Rainford (#237, Master Carpenter - Reproducing Traditional Moldings) wrote a blog his work with Historic Boston, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to preserving buildings in the Boston area.

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Tulikivi Fireplace in Frank Lloyd Wright home - McCartney House - Kalamazoo MI

Tulikivi Fireplace in Frank Lloyd Wright home - McCartney House - Kalamazoo MI

The customer was familiar with Tulikivi masonry heaters and wanted one for his newly acquired Frank Lloyd Wright home (McCartney House) in Kalamazoo MI. The quality of heat from the fireplace...

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Heart of the Living Room

Heart of the Living Room

I designed and constructed this fireplace from cast concrete tiles and mouldings, and two concrete corbels found at a garden shop which we stained to match. I also installed an artwork hanging system...

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Renovated mid-century fireplace

Renovated mid-century fireplace

Rather than demolish and recreate a new fireplace, the existing brickwork was repointed to minimize the vertical grout joints. The brickwork was then painted with a two tone paint scheme, using a...

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Restored 1790 Carriage House in Water Mill, NY

Restored 1790 Carriage House in Water Mill, NY

This restoration of a 1790 Carriage House maintained the integrity of the original home, keeping the original structure and beams. Additions in the new three story home were added along with state of...

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