When it doesn't make sense to build an entire sewage collection and treatment system, septic systems are the go-to option. Simple but effective, these combinations of tank and soil remove solids from waste and send wastewater into the ground, where filtration, microbial activity and time eventually render clean water. It all seems a bit miraculous, given what we're working with. But for all the impressive work septic systems do, few people - even some of their users - really know how they work.
Style director Newell Turner shares what he learned while building his house.
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
There's a lot that can go wrong when you build a house. Here are two huge issues that are easy to overlook, and what you can learn from our experience.
So in yesterday’s post I left you standing in Home Depot crying out for help not knowing which stain to choose to stain my concrete floor. I mean who needs all these choices anyway!? I need simple friends. Simple. Good heavens I make things complicated enough on my own! Enter in my daughter….”mom look at ... Read More about How to Stain Concrete Part 2
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Our framing is up and we are counting down the months until August! One of the things we were so excited to do was write on the frame of our home. We wanted to bless our home by writing our favorite bible verses all over the walls of our house and praying over the foundation and "bones" of our new home. There are so many bible verses that we loved and wanted to put on our house, but here are our favorite verses that are on our framing! These two (Matthew 7:24 and Joshua 24:15) are both written o
Even the most experienced homeowners can get sucked into spending a lot of money on maintenance costs or home improvements that just don’t deliver. For those who take pride in their homes, it's important to make improvements that enhance functionality, save time, or make a big design statement. Unfortunately, some of the most common renovations and additions are just a waste of money. Here are some of the major items that can fritter away your funds.