DIY

  • Building Tips, Outdoor Living

    Cost to Install a Fiberglass Pool

    When taking on a big project like putting in a pool, it’s nice to know how much things are going to cost. Sure, you can get an estimate from the contractor, but I’ve never seen an estimate be close to what things end up actually costing when it’s all said and done.

    June 27, 2019
  • Building Tips

    Five Important Tips for Being Your Own Contractor

    The thought of serving as your own contractor can be scary, but when you start to talk about saving money, it helps people get over that fear. Over the past sixteen years, we’ve served as our own contractor on several houses, and we’ve learned a lot! I won’t be able to tell you everything in this one article, but I’m going to share with you some of the most important things you need to do and remember when building your own house.

    June 22, 2019
  • Design Decisions

    Black vs White Windows

    In the design community today, there is huge trend with black windows. Does this mean white windows are out? Does this mean black windows are just a fad? The answer to both of these questions is a no.

    Both black and white windows are great options according to the style of home you are looking to build or redesign.

    June 20, 2019
  • Building Tips

    Cost to Build a Detached Garage

    A few months ago we wrote an article talking about if a three car garage is worth the cost. And of course, we think the answer is a resounding “yes”. We received a lot of questions from that post, one of which was “How much did it cost to build your garage?”

    June 19, 2019