Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

A Two Story Sunroom, A Customer's Story

Posted on Sun, Apr 14, 2013

Blog Notes:  This is the story of an amazing two story sunroom built to enjoy the views of Lake Erie.  It should be noted that this project won 1st place 2013 COTY Award.  The following is an account as told by the customer.

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Tags: Design, Outdoor Space, Sunrooms, Sunroom Uses, Ohio, Patio Enclosure

3 Fall Lighting Ideas for Your Sunroom

Posted on Tue, Sep 18, 2012

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Tags: Lighting, Design, Sunrooms, Decorating Ideas

Roofing: How to Pick the Right Shingle [video]

Posted on Mon, Jun 25, 2012

Choosing the right roofing shingle for your home involves more than color selection.  After all, this is an investment in protecting your home and family from the harsh elements of Mother Nature.  Roofing shingles have evolved in the past years in both style and colors which gives you more options in improving the curb appeal of your home.  In addition, technology has improved the durability and weather ability of shingles giving you more selection in the quality of shingle.

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Tags: Curb Appeal, Roofing, Shingles, Design

3 Beautiful Ideas for Sunroom Decorating

Posted on Wed, Jun 20, 2012
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Tags: Design, Sunrooms, Decorating Ideas

3 Deck Plans for a Unique Outdoor Living Space

Posted on Tue, May 22, 2012

Now is the time to get together your deck plans for creating a unique outdoor living space.  We are utilizing our outdoor spaces as extensions of our living space now more than ever.  Taking time to consider just how you will use your deck, will give you the best outcome when considering various deck plans.  Here are 3 deck plans to help get your process started.

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Tags: Hot Tub, Decks, Design, Outdoor Space

Replacement windows with window grids?

Posted on Sun, Feb 19, 2012

Window grids are the “dividers” within the window frame that create a pattern.  The most popular pattern is squares, dividing the window into equal symmetric squares, but diamonds and arched patterns are available as well.  Window grids work with many styles of homes including traditional, craftsman, cottage and contemporary.  Window grids are of personal preference and are a detail to be considered when replacing your existing windows.


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Tags: Glass, Design, Replacement Windows, Window Grids