Tag: Building Materials

Posted on 10/17/2022
Basics of building a deck: Wood decking varieties
If you’re interested in the basics of building a deck, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the decking materials available. There are multiple options including vinyl, composite and natural wood. However, if you’re going with natural wood for your deck, you also have different options to choose from. Here are the main types of wood used for deck...
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Posted on 03/21/2022
3 Things to consider about your door and energy efficiency
When climate-controlled air escapes or gaps allow non-climate-controlled air inside, heating and cooling system are forced to work overtime. Although frugal people often calculate the cost benefits of replacement windows to reduce energy loss, entry and secondary doors also have a significant effect. A poorly insulated door with even small gaps around the casing can create ongoing drafts....
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Posted on 04/26/2021
How to Keep Your Home Cool and Dry in Humid Climates
Image by Bruno from Pixabay When building a new home, climate has the potential to affect every decision. The architecture and layout of your home, landscaping and features all need to be the best possible choices for the region you’re building in. While you always have some freedom, knowing the best practices for building homes in humid climates...
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