• What to Look For in Timber Products for Home Improvement Projects

    8 June 2015

    When you shop for timber products for a home improvement project, all that wood in the store may look exactly the same to you. This can make it difficult to understand why there are so many different prices and categories for that timber, and make it difficult to choose the right type for your particular project. It's never good to go by price alone when you're choosing timber products. Before you buy any timber for home improvement, whether those are studs or plywood, note a few considerations to keep in mind.

  • Waterproofing Warranties: Can You Be Sure Nothing Is Going To Leak Through?

    26 May 2015

    Having waterproofing installed in your new bathroom or other wet area can be expensive, but it could cost you a lot more if it all goes wrong. When contracting a waterproofer, be sure to ask about their waterproofing warranty to find out what is and isn't covered. Use this guide as a starting point for knowing exactly what should be covered under warranty, and what to look out for. Length of warranty

  • Tips on How to Build a Simple Plywood Table & Chair Kids' Bedrooms

    11 May 2015

    Kids love to work on DIY projects, especially ones they can use each day. Plywood is great material to use for kids DIY projects, as it is affordable and easy to manipulate with simple tools. Here is a table and chair project to serve as inspiration for your next rainy Sunday.  Table construction Measure your child's lap height when sitting and ensure the table sits at least 10 cms about their legs, so that they have room to comfortable move and squirm a little.

  • The Advantages of a Metal Roof for a Home

    28 April 2015

    When it's time to get your home's roof replaced or if you're building a new home, you may want to consider a metal roof versus standard roofing tiles. There are some great advantages to a metal roof for a home, some of which might surprise you. Note a few of them here. 1. Metal Is Easy to Recycle If you're environmentally conscious, you want to choose as many materials that are easy to recycle as you can for your home.

  • Asphalt Driveways - What You Need To Know

    16 April 2015

    An inviting attractive driveway with curb appeal adds value to your home, and is a popular choice of pavement surface for homeowners.  But what is asphalt and what makes it such a good option for your driveway surface? What is asphalt? Asphalt is a mixture of stone and sand aggregate combined with liquid asphalt cement.  The mixture is heated to about 3000F then laid on top of a compacted foundation base.