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Contractors: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Contractors are the backbone of residential construction.

Building a Sweater Drying Rack for Your Laundry Room

A sweater drying rack is an innovatively cost-effective device that can be functional and decorative.

Tips for Removing a Load Bearing Wall

If you are removing a load bearing wall, there are a few things that you will need to keep in mind.

How to Locate a Load Bearing Wall

A load bearing wall gives your home integrity and strength.

6 Cheap Building Materials to Have On Hand for Home Repairs

Fix things without a trip to the superstore.

3 Storage Mudroom Ideas You'll Love

Make a mudroom in which your family members can store their coats, shoes and boots.

Wood Floor Stairs: Designing the First and Last Treads

With wood floor stairs the first and last tread have to be handled differently.

About House Framing

Think of framing as the skeleton of your home.

5 Home Bar Designs with Bamboo

When you are considering home bar designs, bamboo can give you a feeling of pure relaxation.

The Best Sustainable Building Materials

They're usually cheaper, more natural, or more durable.

Where to Get Cheap Lumber

A good source of project wood may be closer than you think.

5 Design Trends Best Left in the Past (And What to Replace Them With)

This list gives you alternatives for each and every eyesore in your home.

Wooden Cladding for Stairs

Wooden cladding is a product that can transform the appearance of your staircase.

Estimating Home Addition Costs

On deciding that you would benefit from a home addition, the first step should be to estimate cost.

Using Medium Density Fiberboard as a Quick Fix for Your Furniture

MDF as it is commonly known in the construction field is a very useful material.