dsc04929 Choosing the Right Wood for Any Job - Choosing the right wood for your next home project is as important as the project itself. Knowing which species and grade to use is critical to achieve DIY success.
DSC05112 How to Install a V-Groove Pine Ceiling - Does your porch lack character and pizazz? Consider installing a V-Groove pine ceiling to add the warmth and richness of natural wood. This easy and economical upgrade is a quick way to add some lasting natural curb appeal to your home. The best part is that it can be completed by most homeowners in a weekend.
dylan_eastman_dylan_eastman_img_0607 Cool Things You Can Do With Reclaimed Wood - With a little DIY know-how and inspiration, it's easy to upcycle reclaimed wood into new custom projects and combine the character of the past with ideas of today.
FSO_Wood Naturally_Rustic White_030 How to Build a Tree-Encompassing Deck - A beautiful wood deck is a great way to create more outdoor living space and, with a bit of planning, it can feel like it’s part of the existing landscape, too.
AFTER (vertical) How to Build a Pergola With Shade - A pergola made from softwood lumber, like cedar, is a beautiful project idea that can really add a dramatic focal point to your outdoor space while still keeping it open and airy.
AFTER From Street view How to Build a Fence - An attractive wood fence not only creates an elegant border around your home – but done well, it can add value and curb appeal to your property.
WN-Deck-Safety-Matte-Release-1-e1462379593510 4 Steps to a Safe Deck for Summer - A little deck maintenance goes a long way to ensure your peace of mind and give your deck a longer life. Here are four tips to keep in mind as you prepare to enjoy your backyard oasis.
AFTER whole room cropped How to Install Coffered Ceilings - Add a touch of elegance and loads of dimension to your ceiling. By adding a coffered or box beam ceiling made of softwood lumber, you can make an often-overlooked area the focal point of your room.
AFTER ceiling How to Install Crown Molding - Update a space in your home with this classic yet contemporary look that creates depth and adds character to the design of any room.
Blue-Cloud-Wooden-Stairwell-(4)-2 4 DIY tips to refresh your home for the holidays - With the holidays right around the corner, people across the country are getting ready to host parties, dinners and more. Could your home’s interior use a refresh before the guests arrive, but you haven’t settled on the right idea?
Wide_MG_9461 6 curb appeal boosters that
increase your home’s resale value
- Whether you just bought a new home or have lived in yours for years, home improvement seems to come with the territory. It’s understandable—you want your home to feel like it’s your home.
SLB_DeckSafety The annual deck checkup:
3 steps to a safer deck
- A little maintenance goes a long way to keep your deck safe, performing well and looking great any time of year. Just like you need an annual checkup with your doctor to ensure you’re in good health, so does your deck.
image-(69) Wood Maintenance: Simpler Than You Think - Any material that is exposed to the elements requires some maintenance. The good news is that regular and simple upkeep helps preserve your outdoor wood products for years to come.
image-(57) How to Maintain Your Deck for Outdoor Entertaining Year-Round - Expanding livable space using decks and patios is a top home-improvement trend, but today’s homeowners aren’t satisfied with limiting entertaining outdoors to the warmer months.
Alyssa_Bedroom_Wide_MG_0412 How to Add Pattern & Texture Indoors with Wood - Create an architectural focal point indoors using this wood wall application.
Wide_MG_9461 How to Install Exterior Wood Siding - Add architectural interest to your home’s exterior with a vertical tongue and groove wood plank application.
Have_A_Seat_MG_0650 How to Build a Custom Bench - Using softwood lumber, add to your deck a cozy place for guests to lounge that doubles as a privacy wall and shade protector.
Make_An_Entrance_06262014_209 How to Add Stairs to your Ground-Level Deck - Bring an open, airy feeling to your deck with widened steps, integrated planters and accent lighting.
Make_An_Entrance_MG_0736-copy Outdoor Living in Style: Seven Easy Updates - Seven design tips to enhance your deck or patio, creating a stylish and comfortable outdoor living space you’ll want to share with friends and family.
iStock_000006139058Large How to Spruce Up Your Home for Spring - Follow these step-by-step instructions to install crown molding and upgrade the look of your home.
Dollarphotoclub_52435982 How to Clean and Refinish Your Deck - Check out these six easy steps to clean and refinish your wood deck for outdoor entertaining.
Pine-Wood-Paneling Interior Design Trends Using Wood - Leading designers weighed in on this year’s top interior design trends with wood for the "Wood, Naturally” campaign.
image-(55) Wood is Good: The Must-Have Material for Your Spring Home Spruce-Up - Thinking of sprucing up your home for spring? You’re not alone; one in three homeowners say they’ll take on at least one home improvement.
Stairway_MG_0559 How to Install Wainscoting - Elevate your entryway or staircase to new heights with a stained wood wall application.