Our New England home had a deck placed awkwardly off the dining room when we bought it. We wanted to love that deck, but we found ourselves avoiding it on most summer days because it was too hot and the…Continue
Posted on May 23, 2012 at 5:00pm
Here are the major reasons that discerning people break out of the drywall box and choose a timber…Continue
Posted on January 13, 2012 at 12:30pm
There is nothing like a serious challenge to help you focus your thinking. This focus often leads to better conclusions than you might have considered otherwise.
The challenge for many people today is how to get what they want in their dream home — a dream home that has been downsized to fit their new budget realities. It is causing people to sacrifice some grandiosity and instead to give other considerations a higher priority.
Take Bill and Marise Craig, whose 16-by-19-foot…Continue
Posted on June 17, 2011 at 9:30am
It might be time to get out the chisels and saws and build a timber frame.
We moved into a new home two years ago. Well, it was new to us, but was celebrating its 25th birthday. There is a utility shed out back that keeps our gardening weapons, all manner of sharp objects for attacking the onslaught of nature in our yard.
This little — and I do mean little — building is one of those home-center specials made of some undetermined metal that seemed to rust at…Continue
Posted on May 3, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments