Home & Garden

MoistureShield vs TimberTech Composite Decks

Thinking about getting a composite deck? We are, too. If you want to compare TimberTech and MoistureShield decking reviews, start here! See what I’ve learned about the similarities and differences between MoistureShield and TimberTech decks. See which one we are leaning toward right now and why.

Creative Ideas From Lowe’s: 3 Great (…and FREE!) Magazine Subscriptions

Each bi-monthly issue of Creative Ideas from Lowe’s is jam-packed with lots of fun ideas for your home. Most of them are easy enough that you can even do them yourself. And there are close to 40 full-color pages in each issue of this magazine! They also have 2 other freebie magazines to choose from. Here are the details…

Lessons Learned: How To Buy Furniture At Retail Stores AND Get The Best Deal

There will come a time when you have to purchase new furniture. Sofas wear out beyond repair, slipcovers cannot hold together a failing frame, chairs will give way, and tables will be damaged beyond repair. You could buy used furniture on consignment or at thrift stores, but sometimes, you just want new. Here are some furniture buying tips that I recently learned firsthand.

Log Homes On Center Hill Lake

We drove to Center Hill Lake — near Smithville, Tennessee — this past weekend. We wanted to see how many log homes have been built in the area. We also wanted to see how the lake lots on Center Hill Lake compare to the lake lots on Dale Hollow Lake. Here are some of the log homes we saw.

How To Clean & Care For A Copper Sink

Copper sinks have become very popular in households these days. Today’s homes are all about the upgrades like granite countertops, stainless appliances, natural tile floors, and custom cabinetry. With this level of investment, the addition of a copper sink just makes sense.
Here’s what to look for and how to care for a copper sink.

Jack And Jill Bathroom Doors Require Space

A word of advice to all DIY home builders, contractors, and home architects… be sure to make enough room so both of the Jack and Jill bathroom doors can be opened at the same time without banging into one another.