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(guest post courtesy Western Red cedar Lumber Association) How do you restore an ageing aggregate patio in desperate need of repair? Well, you have a few options. You could remove and replace the existing concrete – but this can be quite costly and let’s face it – it’s not the greenest choice when you consider […]
I recently toured the Roxul manufacturing factory in Marshall County, Mississippi. The new 600,000 sq. ft. facility was built in 2012 to produce a variety of the company’s insulation products. Unlike fiberglass or other insulation products, the Roxul product is made of stone wool that is formed into batts. The material has a number of […]
(guest post by Lindsey Schroeder ) You have finally decided to tackle that painting project and you couldn’t be more excited. The living space is going to be completely transformed with this one simple color change. Professionals like F&B Painting Contracting can help you paint the whole house, saving you a lot of time and […]
(Guest post by Vicki Clary) For most Americans, the place where you live is your biggest and most expensive investment — and that’s why protecting that investment is so important. The right security measures can make all the difference in how safe your home is, not to mention how comfortable you feel living in it. […]
Last week the Extreme How-To staff went to the 2014 Remodeling Show/DeckExpo in Baltimore, Maryland. Aside from the good beer and great crab cakes, here’s a handful of highlights from our trip. Ecolife Preservative for Treated Wood Viance offers the Ecolife brand of stabilized weather-resistant wood. To show the effectiveness of its wood-stabilizing protection against […]
I spent last Friday touring a Georgie-Pacific manufacturing plant in Thorsby, Alabama. I saw first-hand how log trucks deliver the raw Southern pine that is converted into engineered lumber products, which is made ready for distribution right from the same location. The process is fascinating to watch, but the company’s need to protect “trade secrets” […]