Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

Build a Deck Off of the Back of Your Home (customer project)

Posted on Mon, Jan 13, 2014
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Tags: Decks, Outdoor Space, Cedar Decking

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 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

A Fabulous Outdoor Space with a Sunroom and Deck

Posted on Sat, Apr 14, 2012
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Tags: Decks, Outdoor Space, Sunrooms, Vinyl Sunroom, Deck Enclosure

A Sunroom in the Winter, 3 Benefits

Posted on Sun, Feb 12, 2012

A year round sunroom has definite benefits during the Northeast winter months.  With the days being shorter and darker, it is easy to get cabin fever and feel a little glum.  Imagine though, that you could spend time in a light filled room enjoying the outdoors indoors.  Having a sunroom in the winter is great for shaking off those winter blues, extending your plants growing season and relaxing bird watching.


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Tags: Outdoor Space, Sunrooms, Sunroom Uses, Cleveland Sunrooms

Ice Lanterns Light a Path to Your Front Door

Posted on Mon, Nov 28, 2011

The holidays are upon us and friends and family will be knocking on your front door.  Make your own ice lanterns and wreaths to create a unique one-of-a-kind pathway to your home.  Ice lanterns and wreaths are as easy to make as freezing water! 


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Tags: Design, Outdoor Space, Entry Doors, Front Door