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

Bee Barn Sponsored by Joyce Factory Direct at Berea Fairgrounds

Posted on Thu, Jul 12, 2012

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Tags: Joyce Factory Direct, Sunrooms, Ohio

New Vinyl Siding and a Sunroom, a Customer’s Review

Posted on Sun, Apr 29, 2012

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Tags: French doors, Entry Doors, Gable Sunroom, Vinyl Sunroom, Ohio, Siding, Vinyl Siding

Start Your Spring Gardening in Your Sunroom

Posted on Thu, Mar 29, 2012


Start your spring gardening right in your sunroom or deck or patio enclosure!  Looking to get a jump on your planting?  Why not try out building your own pop bottle subirrigated planters!  It’s fun and easy; a great project to get the kids involved in.


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Tags: Sunrooms, Sunroom Uses, Ohio, Deck Enclosure, Patio Enclosure, gardening

Lead Safety for Replacing Windows and Doors in Northern Ohio

Posted on Sun, Mar 18, 2012

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of National Poison Prevention Week, which is March 18th – 24th, we want to emphasize the importance of lead-safe practices when installing replacement windows or doors.  If your home was built before 1978, there is a good chance that it has lead based paint.  Just a few granules of lead dust are enough to cause harm to a child.

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Tags: Lead Safetry, Replacement Windows, Doors, Ohio, Windows

The Medina County Home & Garden Show 2012

Posted on Mon, Mar 05, 2012

This year’s Medina County Home & Garden Show theme is Tuscan Gardens.  Think of the Old World Charm of Italy with gardens all abloom, blending with the beauty of the structures of their stucco homes and surroundings.  Of course, there are vineyards of bountiful grapes that will soon produce Italian wines we have come to love.  Take yourself there, at the 4th Annual Medina Home & Garden Show, March 10th and 11th.


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Tags: Home & Garden Shows, Ohio, Home Improvement