How to Extend a Driveway with Asphalt | Ask This Old House

How to Extend a Driveway with Asphalt | Ask This Old House

Basics of Basement Remodeling

Many homeowners that start a basement remodeling project find there are some variables they had not considered. The most basic are the cost of the plumbing or electrical that may be needed or if there will be money left over for furniture. The biggest problem however is waterproofing and mold prevention.

You Probably Need to Remodel Your Home – And Why

Need more room for a new addition to the family? Or maybe create a place for the teenagers (away from Mom and Dad) Or maybe you just need more storage room. Whatever the reason, read through this article to see what you can do and how you can accomplish it.

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need To Power A House?

One of the first questions a homeowner faces when deciding on whether to install a home solar power system is, how many solar panels I need. The costs can be quite different, depending on whether the potential buyer is interested in just a single solar panel, or enough solar panels to power a house.

The Function Of A Septic Tank

A septic tank separates the components of waste water, the first processes of sewage conditioning that takes place in a subsurface disposal system. Heavy solids that enter the tank settle to the bottom, creating sludge, and greases, oils, along with lighter solids float on the top creating a layer of scum. The area between these two layers contains liquid effluent that flows through an outlet baffle in the septic tank to the drainage fields.

How to Refurbish Old Stairs With Ease

Refurbishing old stairs to make them look like new again is easy if you have the right information and tools to do the job. Always bear in mind that stairs are one of the parts of a home with the heaviest traffic, so planning before actually doing any repair or maintenance work is in order.

Garage Door Torsion Spring – Amazing Dynamics!

What is a garage door torsion spring? You will learn exactly what a garage door torsion spring is, How it works from the view of a friendly garage door guy. Oh, and don’t forget the memories from college physics class and its application in the garage.

Building a Wood Storage Shed

Are you having trouble finding a place to put your things. Your wife taking over your space in the garage. Well have you thought of simple wooden storage shed.

Using a Home Weather Station

Usually people have to depend on the weather man to get the information they require on the changes in climate. But you don’t have to rely on them anymore. If you acquire your very own home weather station you will be able to see the changes in the local climate yourself. This will help you take some important decisions about your outdoor activities. Nowadays because of the harm being done to the nature the climate changes immediately, so it is better if you are prepared in advance for these changes.

DIY Planterbox

First things first… know what you want to build/create. Diagrams are a great way for you to stay in line with and remember your ideas.

Design Your Own Patio Fireplace

As winter winds down, everyone’s going to want to go outside. It won’t be long now even though many of you got pelted with snow just a few short days ago. Now is the time to start planning on building your patio fireplace.