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How To Chose the Best Exterior Paint Color

30th January 2012
Copyright (c) 2012 Evans Painting Choosing exterior house colors can be rather difficult. It takes a great deal of time and effort to determine what colors will look good together. Picking out the wrong color paint can be a very costly mistake that you... Read >
Author: TonyEvans

How To Improve Energy Efficiency While Designing A New Home

12th April 2011
When designing a new home, you want to take advantage of the opportunity to make it as energy efficient as possible, thereby saving money as well as have a healthier, comfortable living space. Environmentally sustainable homes are a major factor to think ... Read >
Author: Bob Williamson

How to Build a Garden Shed Roof

14th February 2011
How to Build a Garden Shed Roof Building a garden shed roof is not as difficult as you might think. As long as you follow the instructions supplied with your garden shed plans, you should end up with a tidy, waterproof garden shed roof. Ensure that you... Read >
Author: John Toal

Soffit - What Is It and What Does It Do?

01st October 2009
The word soffit is from a French word that basically applies to anything that is "fixed underneath". A ceiling can technically be called a soffit by this definition, but that is not really practical in terms of its common usage.For the most part in the co... Read >
Author: Ray Phaneuf

Hip Roofs and Tin Roofs

07th August 2009
In order to obtain the area of a hip roof, take the entire outside measurement of the building, including the projections of the cornice. This is multiplied by the length of the principal rafter, and one-half of the result is the area of the roof. In maki... Read >
Author: Allison Ryan

House Design for a Hot Climate

10th March 2009
When building in a hot climate, there are certain housing designs that can create a more comfortable atmosphere while still reducing your cooling costs. While it may not be possible to site your house to take advantage of the prevailing breezes if it is o... Read >
Author: Mel C
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