Category : Architecture : Home & Garden

About Wood Flooring

Architecture
Wood flooring has been around for centuries. It's easy to care for, attractive, durable and good for your health. It lasts for years and comes in many different styles. You can use wide or narrow boards, and choose the kind of wood that suits your way of living. Using wood floors in your home al

How to Drive a Snapper Mower

Architecture
Mowing the lawn used to be a chore signified by blood, sweat and tears. But with the advent of their first rotary mower in 1951, Snapper helped remake lawn care into a task that is safe, speedy and even enjoyable. Snapper riding mowers are leaders in lawn mower technology, showcasing safety, durabi

Ideas for Front Entrances

Architecture
The front entrance is usually the first thing a visitor sees of your home and creates the expectations of personality, character and style. By paying attention to the design and decor of your front entrance, you can make your house look more welcoming and put together and complete the design of the

How to Stain OSB Board

Architecture
Oriented strand board is a synthetic lumber made by compressing and adhering small chunks of wood together. Commonly used as sub-material in building construction, OSB also has an interesting surface texture that leads many homeowners to use OSB on their walls instead of drywall. Stain OSB boards if

How to Open a Basement Window

Architecture
There are many types of basement windows that you can install in your home. Obviously, all these windows are above ground level. However, your basement windows might be just a bit above ground or have a coping that keeps the dirt away from the windows. Before opening the windows in your basement, c

DIY Plaster Wall Patching

Architecture
Plaster walls are prone to cracks and holes from everyday wear and tear. Typically, these imperfections go unnoticed until painting day rolls around. When that day comes, you can easily repair cracks and holes by applying spackle and then sanding the area smooth before painting. Large imperfections

How to Use a Roof Anchor

Architecture
Roof anchors come in different shapes and sizes and are designed to fit roofs with different pitches. Anchors are normally designed to be attached to the underlying roof rafters. Most residential roof anchors are temporary and should be removed before shingles are installed. You can buy a roof ancho

How to Build Simple Shelves

Architecture
If you need a little extra space for your knickknacks or would just like to add a simple decoration to your wall, it's easy to build simple shelves around a room. A shelf can be perfect for small items that you don't want to lose or a place to showcase collectibles. You can fit shelves into small sp